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Maharashtra Pollution Control Board


Mumbai: Committee to decide on capacity of second waste-to-energy plant at Deonar dumping ground

May 01, 2022 7:28 am

The work on the first waste-to-energy plant coming up at Deonar, which was approved last December, is yet to see the light of day as the project is awaiting consent order from the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB).

Maharashtra breathed ‘satisfactory’ air for most of 2020-21: report

April 25, 2022 10:02 am

Experts believe that the lockdown restrictions played a big role in maintaining ‘good’ and ‘satisfactory’ air quality in the state.

Pune to host India’s largest conclave on alternate fuels

March 30, 2022 7:20 am

The conclave will comprise an exhibition, an electric vehicle (EV) rally and a conference.

Stop spraying herbicide in Powai Lake: Pollution board to BMC

September 17, 2021 11:53 pm

Several environmentalists had protested about the herbicide spraying on Powai Lake, reasoning that it was a crocodile habitat.

Bombay HC pulls up state over vacant MPCB posts lying vacant for 14 years

August 17, 2021 1:17 pm

The court asked the government to respond as to within which period the board would be constituted at its full strength within a month’s time.

Low-cost sensor networks may help monitor air quality in future: MPCB & IIT-Kanpur study

June 20, 2021 10:08 am

These were among a fleet of 40 low-cost sensors developed by four different start-ups and deployed for the study.

Low cost, sensor-based monitors effective in tracking air quality: Study

June 19, 2021 1:32 am

The sensors, which measure ambient air quality, feature real-time communication for data transmission of the air quality.

Maharashtra: Now, transportation services for hazardous waste must be registered with MPCB

April 15, 2021 7:34 pm

The majority of waste is handled by the informal sector, which is illegal and dangerous if not handled properly. Through the new guidelines, the MPCB aims to include the informal sector in the process.

Maharashtra recycles only 1% of e-waste it generates: MPCB data

April 08, 2021 11:32 pm

The state generates 10 lakh tonnes of e-waste annually, but only 975.25 tonnes of it was recycled while 11,015.49 tonnes was dismantled but yet to be recycled in the formal sector.

Mumbai’s average PM 2.5 level four times above WHO limit: report

March 17, 2021 12:37 am

India was home to 35 of the world’s 50 most polluted cities, according to IQAir’s 2020 World Air Quality Report, which gathered data for 106 countries. The findings were based on the country’s annual average of PM 2.5 -- airborne particles less than 2.5 microns in diameter.