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Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Gujarat Pollution Control Board


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.

GPCB slaps penalty of Rs 1.36 crore on five industrial units in Vapi

August 19, 2020 5:11 am

In November 2019, officials from the GPCB visited the paper mills at GIDC Vapi to determine air pollution. According to the ATR, Vapi region has 32 paper industries that generate plastic waste.

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.