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Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB)


Himachal Pradesh yet to notify policy on polluting industrial fuel

April 09, 2021 8:49 pm

Following directions by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), the Pollution Control Board had, in 2019, asked all states and UTs to enforce fuel policies regarding the use of pet coke and furnace oil.

Worst indoor air quality in schools, colleges: IIT Delhi survey

February 20, 2021 1:31 am

Overall, concentration of both PM 10 and PM 2.5 was two-and-half times higher than the permissible limit set by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) for ambient air quality.

Pollution board warns 8 Central, Delhi agencies

December 11, 2020 3:00 am

On Thursday, Delhi’s air quality index (AQI) improved to the poor category from very poor and severe range after 10 days, with a 24-hour average reading of 284, lower than 358 on Wednesday

CPCB orders closure of hot mix plants, stone crushers in Delhi-NCR till Nov 17

November 11, 2020 6:11 pm

In case of any violation, strict action such as imposition of penalty and a temporary stoppage of construction activities should be taken against the violators, the CPCB order read.

Met conditions in Delhi 'extremely unfavourable' for pollutant dispersion since this Sept: CPCB

October 16, 2020 5:00 pm

CPCB Member Secretary Prashant Gargava said the PM10 concentration between September 1 and October 14 this year has been more as compared to the corresponding period last year.

CPCB writes to Kejriwal govt for urgent action on major polluting sources, lists out pending tasks

October 07, 2020 5:47 pm

Listing out a series of tasks to be accomplished across Delhi, the Central Pollution Control Board asked in a letter to the Delhi government on Tuesday to take early action on dumping of mixed municipal solid waste at three dump sites in Bhalswa, Ghazipur and Okhla.

Don't allow new industry till facilities for disposal of waste ensured: NGT

July 07, 2020 10:50 pm

The green panel directed CPCB to enforce its directions for recovery of compensation for the continuing damage to the environment as per 'Polluter Pays' principle.

Bombay HC seeks govt's reply on disposal of COVID-19 biomedical waste

July 01, 2020 4:42 pm

The court said this was an "important issue", and asked the authorities to respond to a PIL which claimed that untreated COVID-19 biomedical waste generated by hospitals, pathology labs was being dumped at the Aadharwadi dumping ground in Kalyan, in violation of all the central waste disposal guidelines.

CPCB shuts UP distillery owned by Rana Gurjit kin, cites pollution

May 27, 2020 1:49 pm

The CPCB also issued notice to the industrial unit, Rana Sugars Ltd (Distillery Division), at village Belwara in Moradabad, as to why a environmental compensation of Rs 3.16 crore should not be levied on it for the violations.

NGT directs CPCB to submit report on improvement of water quality in Ganga, Yamuna

May 23, 2020 8:22 pm

Asking for a detailed report on the issue, the green panel directed that once industrial and other activities resume, it should be ensured that all the environment laws are complied with.