Sunday, Nov 27, 2022

Gujarat Pollution Control Board


Gujarat Pollution Control Board slaps closure notice on textile unit for replacing coal with waste clothes

September 24, 2022 11:25 pm

According to the GPCB officials, in the last two months, five dyeing and printing units were issued closure notices for allegedly using waste cloth as fuel, which causes air pollution.

GPCB issues closure notice to Surat firm after fire killed 5

September 23, 2022 12:12 am

The police, however, has not yet registered an offence in the blast that had injured 20 others of which three are still undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Surat. A case of accidental death has been registered with police claiming that the structure was now “too risky” for forensic experts to take samples.

Appoint commissioner to probe ‘effluents discharge’ into Tapi: Gujarat High Court

July 05, 2022 4:33 am

The case pertains to a PIL moved by environmental scientist Roshni Patel after which the HC had issued notices to the central and state government authorities, pollution control boards, Surat authorities and ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel Ltd.

Surat Congress leaders, villagers complain about water pollution by textile mills

June 15, 2022 4:04 pm

A Gujarat Pollution Control Board official says the board will secretly send teams to inspect the spot and see which companies are violating pollution norms.

Case against firm for discharging hazardous waste into creek after death of 6 textile labourers in Surat

April 08, 2022 4:49 am

The GPCB also issued a closure notice and slapped penalty notice of Rs 50 lakh to the company for Environment Damage Compensation on April 5.

Sabarmati river pollution: HC directs AMC to seal 3 sites, seeks NEERI report in 2 weeks

February 18, 2022 4:19 am

The order dated February 11, made public Thursday, was in relation to a suo motu public interest litigation (PIL) on industrial and sewage discharge into the river.

Take strict action to open encroached government lands: Ahmedabad collector to officials

August 21, 2021 11:19 pm

The issue of pollution in Sabarmati river was also taken up during the meeting, for which Sagale reportedly also directed Gujarat Pollution Control Board officials to meet and form a working plan for the same within the next 15 days.

Ahmedabad: Probe after tanker dumps chemical waste at water-boring facility in Odhav

August 09, 2021 12:38 am

According to police, an FIR was lodged at DCB police station on Sunday after a police team caught a tanker parked in a suspicious manner inside a water- boring facility in Bhagwatinagar area opposite the Odhav ring road in Ahmedabad on Saturday night.

Gujarat among worst performers in responsible consumption, production

June 10, 2021 2:57 am

In “responsible consumption and production” categorised under SDG 12, which is assessed on seven indicators, Gujarat is among middle-tier of “performers”, with only Goa in the bottom-most tier of “aspirant” states.

‘Post-Diwali Covid case surge in Ahmedabad was reflected in wastewater in Nov 1st week’

March 23, 2021 6:15 am

Clinical surveillance can also lead to an underestimation of the infection and its spread with pre-symptomatic and asymptomatic cases being missed out, which would otherwise be detected through wastewater surveillance, the study notes.