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OSPCB team to probe Shyam Metaliks ash pond leak

Bhubhaneshwar, August 23: The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) has sent a team to inspect ash pond leak of the power unit of Shyam Metaliks and Energy in Sambalpur district, after receiving allegations to this effect.
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City Doctors list health hazards of insecticide poisoning

New Delhi, August 22: The Central Pollution Control Board's (CPCB) discovery of Lindane insecticide in the Yamuna has set alarm bells ringing for doctors.
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Pollution of Yamuna River

New Delhi, August 21: As per the analysis of the regular monitoring undertaken by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), river water quality of Yamuna River deteriorates especially in its stretch between Wazirabad barrage at Delhi till its confluence with Chambal River in Uttar Pradesh (U.P.).
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Disposal of E-Waste

New Delhi, August 21: The Ministry of Environment & Forests is implementing a Scheme to provide financial assistance for setting up of treatment, disposal and storage facility for hazardous and integrated recycling facilities for E-waste on public private partnership mode.
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Kochi among cities with heavy pollution

Kochi, August 20: The industrial clusters based in Greater Kochi fall into the group of cities with high pollution levels, as per a study done by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in association with Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi. 

Bilkhadi improvement plan in limbo

Vapi, August 19: Authorities are in a fix over implementation of Bilkhadi improvement plan to cleanse the main natural drain in Vapi, following incessant inflow of industrial sludge from the common solid waste management site to another natural drain that is directly linked with Bilkhadi.
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Plots stocking ore not to get permits

PANJIM, August 17: The Mines and Geology Department has decided to cancel en masse the permission granted to various mining plots scattered across the state for stocking ore. 
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SC asks CPCB to apprise about steps taken to clean Yamuna

New Delhi, August 16: The Supreme Court today asked the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to apprise it within two weeks about the steps taken by it to protect and prevent pollution of river Yamuna.
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CPCL wants ban on new projects in Manali to go

Chennai, August 15: Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited (CPCL) is resting its hopes on Central Pollution Control Board’s (CPCB) latest report on Manali, and the consequent decision Union Ministry of Environment and Forests takes on new projects.
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Pollution board tells rice shelling units

Chandigarh, August 14: To check environment pollution, the Haryana State Pollution Control Board has directed all rice shelling units to follow norms pertaining to proper handling, storage and transportation of rice husk ash, or face the music.
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