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500 Morbi ceramic units owe Rs 400 cr as environmental damage compensation: GPCB to HC

August 06, 2021 8:30 pm

GPCB represented by senior counsel Manisha Shah also informed a division bench that as on date, “in the entire Morbi district, all units using coal gasifiers have shut down... they have converted and shifted to gas-based operations.”

Gujarat: GPCB holds public hearing, ‘no objection’ to 487-km crude oil pipeline project

July 21, 2021 1:45 am

The pipeline that will pass through the Wild Ass Sanctuary in Gujarat is expected to fulfil the crude oil needs of the refinery which will import through Adani Ports and Special Econ-omic Zone (APSEZ) at Mundra.

Gujarat: Villagers ‘resort to violence’ during public hearing on zinc plant in Tapi

July 06, 2021 12:41 am

According to police, protesters began attacking the police teams deployed at a public hearing by officials of the Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) and Tapi collector HK Vadhvaniya in Doswada village to hear the grievances of villagers who are protesting setting up of the plant.

GPCL issued show-cause notice over ‘non-compliance’ with environmental norms

January 20, 2021 9:43 pm

In its notice, the GPCB had asked why the GPCL should not be prosecuted for offences under the Water Act, Air Act and Environment Protection Act. While the power corporation has recently submitted a response in the matter, the GPCB is expected to take further action after verifying the same.

Gujarat HC directs state, GPCB to file affidavits on vehicular pollution

December 16, 2015 3:12 am

The petitioner has argued that steps have to be taken to improve the air quality “considering the use of diesel commercial vehicles — both private and government — including BRTS buses in the city.”

Air Pollution: GPCB set to hold survey of 10-year-old diesel vehicles

August 22, 2015 4:24 am

The review petition has been filed by Indian Auto LPG Coalition (IAC).

GPCB slaps closure notice on 39 industrial units in Surat

August 03, 2013 3:04 am

The Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) officials slapped closure notice on over 39 industrial units in Surat for violating air and water pollution norms.

Pollution board slaps closure notice on 41 factories

July 23, 2013 2:49 am

The Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) has slapped closure notice on 41 factories in the industrial town of Ankleshwar after some factories in Panoli were found taking advantage of the heavy rainfall

Raymond’s Valsad unit resumes operations

March 13, 2013 4:29 am

The textile manufacturing plant of Raymond Ltd restarted operations in Valsad district after the Gujarat Pollution Control Board withdrew a closure notice slapped on the company’s unit.

GPCB shuts Raymond unit for toxic discharge

March 08, 2013 3:36 am

Locals who use water from Kotchar creek near Kadki village for farming purposes had complained at the GPCB office in Vapi after they found the water highly toxic.