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Gujarat Pollution Control Board


Green norms: Industries’ demand objected

May 26, 2020 4:57 am

In the letter to various office-bearers of the MoEFCC, CPCB, Gujarat Pollution Control Board as well as the Gujarat Chief Secretary, the activists demanded punitive action against the industries for requesting watering down of environmental laws in the garb of Covid-19 relief.

Ahmedabad: Foul smell troubles residents, GPCB links it to Khodiyar container fire

May 05, 2020 4:52 am

The odour hung over the neighbourhoods of Bopal, Nehrunagar, Satellite, Prahladnagar and Bodakdev mainly, and got stronger at night.

GPCB issues notice, seals Vadodara factory where blast killed six

January 19, 2020 1:13 am

On January 11, a blast inside the plant killed six workers of the factory. According to police, the presence of hydrogen cylinders close to the oxygen plant without any safety measures in place resulted in the high-intensity blast.

Gujarat: Anti-Corruption Bureau arrests three, including two government officials, I-T officer booked

November 04, 2018 1:08 am

In the first case, the ACB officials had received an information that GPCB officer Rajesh Patel has been collecting bribes from different industries in Palsana GIDC and was on his way to Ahmedabad on Saturday.

‘Sewage dumped in Narmada’: Gujarat High Court notice to govt, pollution board

December 21, 2017 4:21 am

The Petitionerhas cited news reports and research works in the petition claiming that Narmada river is being polluted with “high quantity of sewage (millions of litres per day)” by various local authorities situated on the bank of the river in Madhya Pradesh.

Vadodara civic body launches e-waste collection drive

February 28, 2014 4:08 pm

The vendor will reward people with cash for trading their old electronic gadgets.

Farmers unhappy with public hearing on Dholera SIR

January 04, 2014 5:09 am

Ahmedabad Collector and the Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) on Friday conducted public hearing for the proposed Dholera Special Investment Region (DSIR) at Dholera that was attended by the DSIR Authority officials,revenue officials and around 2,000 villagers affected by the project.

Pollution norms: Navlakhi port operations suspended

December 20, 2013 4:26 am

Following the suspension of activities,loading of salt in Indian-flagged Sagar Shakti vessel was halted. Sources said that loading of the vessel had started two days ago and around 12 metric tonnes of salt had already been loaded.

HC slaps notices on GSPC,PGVCL rights group over environment laws violation

November 20, 2013 5:47 am

According to the petitioner,GPCB has not complied with the directions given to it by CPCB.