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Delhi to get two new biomedical waste treatment plants

August 13, 2021 7:27 am

One of the proposed plants will cover the west, southwest and central districts of Delhi, the other the east, northeast and Shahdara districts. Delhi currently has two biomedical waste treatment facilities with a combined operational capacity of 62 metric tonnes per day.

Delhi high court faults DPCC for order on Mayapuri fines

April 27, 2019 2:46 am

The court was hearing pleas by several traders operating in Mayapuri Industrial Area, challenging the DPCC’s April 2 order imposing damages on them.

Hussain flags ‘violations’ at Pragati Maidan

October 27, 2018 2:34 am

The violations were found during a surprise inspection led by Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain with SDM (south), Delhi Police personnel and officials of SDMC, PWD and DPCC.

Delhi: Environment minister finds 'violations' during Pragati Maidan site inspection, tells DPCC to take action

October 26, 2018 10:16 pm

Imran Hussain directed both the contractors and PWD officials to take measures for prevention and control of road dust.

To check pollution, govt considers third-party audit of industrial areas

February 10, 2016 2:28 am

Government sources said this is the first time that the government is considering to outsource such an audit to zero in on factors contributing to industrial pollution.

Have you booked any industry, govt agency for causing pollution? Delhi HC asks DPCC

December 22, 2015 5:07 am

The Delhi HC showed its ire on the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) for its failure to “act on its powers” in implementing the provisions of the Air and Environment Protection Acts.

With eye on ground level politics, Delhi Congress heads for major revamp

September 12, 2015 3:56 am

The Congress party is doing away with the block-level organisation system and planning to appoint senior leaders, including former ministers, as ‘observers’ throughout the capital.

Control PM levels, NGT tells Badarpur, Rajghat power stations

August 15, 2015 12:37 am

The Tribunal had previously directed the team to inspect all government-run power and thermal projects in the capital.

27 hotels in Mahipalpur locked down on NGT order

June 06, 2015 2:29 am

50 more face closure for running without permits, illegally drawing ground water.

Make helpline numbers public: Manish Sisodia to corporations

May 23, 2015 2:33 am

Sisodia had expressed his concern that the municipal bodies have not made serious efforts to prevent burning of waste.