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Sterlite: TN asked to reply on NEERI report

NEW DELHI, July 18: The Supreme Court Monday asked the Tamil Nadu government and the state pollution control board to respond to an environment impact assessment of Vedanta group subsidiary Sterlite Industries' copper smelting plant in Tuticorin.
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Stop, but not everywhere - Move to reduce air and noise pollution, traffic congestion

Guwahati, July 18: State transport commissioner Swapnanil Baruah today said officials of the state transport department, police and Guwahati Municipal Corporation were working in tandem to find ways to reduce the number of stops for public transport vehicles in the city.
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Pedder Road flyover public hearing today

Mumbai, July 18: A public hearing for one of the most controversial flyovers in the city on Pedder Road will be conducted on Monday by the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) and the island city collector.
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No guidelines followed at garbage treatment site

VASCO, July 18: The Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) has conducted a surprise inspection at the Mormugao Municipal Council's garbage treatment site at Headland-Sada and has hauled up the civic body for not following guidelines. 
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Punjab pollution board pulls up 54 hospitals

Chandigarh, July 18: Punjab pollution control board (PPCB) has slapped notices on 54 government and private hospitals for violation of various norms for managing and handling bio-medical waste.
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RTI: Right to ignore

Gurgaon, July 16:  Most of the applications filed under the Right to Information (RTI) Act at various government departments bring disappointment instead of the desired information even though the authorities are slapped fines for violation of rules. Raman Sharma, who has filed 274 RTI queries before the  Haryana Urban Development Authority (Huda), pollution control board and other government agencies, said most of the time he has been discouraged by officials concerned.

Pollution board slams GMC

Guwahati, July 13: The Pollution Control Board, Assam, has asked the Guwahati Municipal Corporation to make the garbage collection and disposal system in the city more efficient.
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GSPCB okays additional land use for waste treatment at Sonsodo

Argao, July 14: The Goa State Pollution Control Board has accorded authorisation for the Civic body to use the additional land admeasuring 53,100 sq mts under acquisition to set up the proposed waste treatment plant.
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Uranium mining in Gogi gets nod

Karnataka, July 15: During the public hearing conducted by Karnataka State Pollution Control Board on November 16, 2010, residents of Gogi and four nearby villages demanded   construction of a water treatment plant and electricity supply, which were agreed by UCIL.
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GPCB surveys Narol units

 Gujarat, July 14: Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) has launched a 15-day monitoring of one of the most polluting zones of Ahmedabad, Narol, as part of  an action plan aimed at checking pollution in the city. The drive follows an increase in pollution level in residential as well as industrial areas of the city in the last year and a half.
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