January 16, 2020 2:00 am
Last Saturday, eight persons were killed and seven injured following an explosion triggered by a failed trial run of chemical production at the factory.
October 01, 2019 5:47 am
While some milk dairies claim they have submitted the buyback plans to the government and the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB), the MPCB says it is awaiting government approval to proceed with collection and recycling.
June 10, 2019 7:43 am
The MPCB said it has received around 350 EPR plans from plastic manufacturers in the past few months. “...It was surprising to find out that not more than ten per cent of the total plans was functional,” said a senior MPCB official.
December 10, 2018 8:34 am
As per the ban, anybody found manufacturing, stocking or selling goods in these banned plastic materials could attract a fine of Rs 5,000 or more.
August 11, 2018 8:56 am
The MPCB had made it mandatory to set up an Effluent Treatment Plant (ETP) to treat the waste generated in slaughterhouses and to ensure that no untreated waste was released. The remains of the animals also have to be disposed of in accordance with the guidelines of the MPCB.
October 05, 2017 8:43 am
While the single crackers were found to be within their permissible limits of 125 dB(A), with most measuring between 116 to 119 dB(A), they were still found to be higher than last year's highest reading of 117 dB(A).
June 11, 2017 2:00 am
Orders removal of nine others; MPCB chairperson says will move SC.
March 10, 2016 3:16 am
MPCB laid down standards on July 31, 2014 on the use of horns, sirens and multi-toned horns for vehicles
March 08, 2015 12:35 am
From June, all industries can apply online for consent.
February 26, 2015 2:55 am
According to MPCB officials, there are 414 registered manufacturers of plastic bags in the state, of which 84 are in Mumbai.