West Bengal Pollution Control Board

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Concerns notwithstanding, villagers want Jindals to go ahead with power project

Around 3,500 acres of land were handed over to the company for setting up the project.

'Construction on khoai land damaging environment'

Random construction on the khoai (high and eroded) land at Shantiniketan has damaged the environment and ecological balance of the area,West Bengal Pollution Control Board told the Calcutta High Court Tuesday


Air quality parameters within prescribed limits in Bengal

12 parameters are being monitored in view of revised national air quality standard notified by Ministry.

'Metals in Coca-Cola plant effluent'

NGT expressed concern over presence of lead in discharged effluent samples at a Coca-Cola plant.

Tableaus,pamphlets,monitoring vans — ideas of PCB to check noise this Diwali

With four people already having been killed in explosions in fire cracker factories ahead of festivities and seizure of hundreds of kilograms of banned crackers from the city and outskirts

Microphone ban during exams under court glare

The much criticised ban on the political parties from using microphone during the secondary and higher secondary examinations on Friday came under the scanner of the Kolkata High court.


Parties get green code

The West Bengal Pollution Control Board has issued a set of ‘green’ guidelines to the political parties urging them to adopt green practices during the Assembly election campaign.

Stop using ammonia as coolant: pollution board

After a series leaks of ammonia gas in the outskirts of Kolkata,West Bengal Pollution Control Board directed all cold storages and ice manufacturing units.

Kolkata gears up to tackle air,noise pollution during Diwali

In an attempt to grapple with the problem of noise and air pollution caused by burning of crackers.

Soon,solar power will light up billboards in the Kolkata

The West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) has finally decided to take steps against the bill boards and hoardings that are mushrooming in the city.