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Project using CCTV cameras impactful at GPCB, but manpower shortage an issue

The Delhi Chapter of Indian Association for Air Pollution Control was held on September 23rd 2012. In the meeting, Mr. D.M. Thakar, Deputy Environment Engineer, Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) shared some successes of the Ahmedabad Air Pollution Control Plan. Amongst these, what was highly appreciated was the use of CCTV cameras for live monitoring of emissions from smoke stacks at industrial units.

WASTE MANAGEMENT POLICY IN BHUTAN

The Waste Prevention and Management Regulation, 2012, which came into effect on 18 April 2012 in Bhutan is a comprehensive regulation for the waste minimization and management. It establishes various agencies and monitoring authorities for the effective implementation of this regulation, and is applied to all point sources and/or point of origin of different types of waste and their management.

River and lake pollution – Strategies for conservation

September 24-28, 2012

Bangalore to have water quality index soon

Bangalore, Oct 5: The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board took more than 200 random samples of drinking water in Basaveshwarnagar to test their quality, on Thursday.The Karnataka State Pollution Control Boar

Pollution board scraps two top posts

Kochi, October 5: Dealing a severe blow to pollution control activities in the Ernakulam region, comprising four districts, the Kerala State Pollution Control Board has decided to do away with its crucial top posts of Chief Environmental Engineer (CEE) and Chief Environmental Scientist (CES).
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KSPCB chief skeptical of BBMP’s dry waste plan

Bangalore, October 4: Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a function at the KSPCB office, Acharya, however, hailed the Palike for undertaking the Herculean task of educating the masses on segregation of garbage at source, its implementation and scientific disposal of waste.

Ganeshotsav 2012: Noise reports will be sent to police

Mumbai, Oct 3: Following the furore over the noise pollution levels recorded during this year’s Ganapati festival, the environment department will send all reports to the police with recommendations for strong action against violators.Following the furore over the noise pollution levels recorded during this year’s Ganapati festival, the environment department will send all reports to the police with recommendations for strong action against violators.

PCB to distribute 1,200 clay idols

Vishakhapatnam, Sep 19: State Pollution Control Board authorities are keeping a tab on pollution of water bodies at select points, both in Rajahmun-dry and Kakinada on the eve of immersion of Ganesh idols to mark Ganesh Chaturthi.
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Ganapa goes green

Bengaluru, Sep 18: With Ganesha Pooja approaching, the KSPCB has issued its usual directions about eco-friendly idols and the list of tanks designated for idol immersion.
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