Water in Hindon unfit for bathing: CPCB to NGT

 Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) today informed the National Green Tribunal that water quality of Hindon river in Uttar Pradesh does not meet the prescribed standards and is unfit for bathing.

700-plus grossly-polluting industries asked to monitor effluent flow

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has issued directions to 794 Grossly-Polluting Industries to ensure real-time monitoring of effluents by March next year, Rajya Sabha was informed on Monday.

NGT orders CPCB to upload criteria for classification of industries on website

A day after the Supreme Court asked the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to take action against industrial units polluting Ganga, the Tribunal has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to upload on its website the criteria for classification of industries.

CPCB`s ESS inspects 201 industrial units in 2013-14: Govt

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has set up a mechanism under its environmental surveillance squad programme to carry out surprise inspections and assessment of pollution levels of industrial units, the Lok Sabha was informed today.

Discharge in Ganga: NGT orders joint inspection into polluting industries

Concerned over effluents discharged into the Ganga and the Yamuna, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) today directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) to conduct a joint inspection of "seriously polluting industries" on the bank of both the rivers.

GPCB appoints expert to study polluted river stretches

In a bid to tackle pollution in several river stretches across the state, the Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) has roped in a Mumbai-based expert, who will submit a report documenting the causes as well as the steps needed to improve the situation.

CPCB uploads list of industrial units polluting Ganga on its website

Following an order of National Green Tribunal (NGT), the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has uploaded a list of 972 industrial units polluting river Ganga and its tributaries on its website, government said on Thursday.

NGT restrains till Dec 20 selection process for CPCB Chairman

The National Green Tribunal Tuesday restrained the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) till December 20 from going ahead with the selection process for appointment of its Chairman in the wake of the allegation that persons being considered for the post do not satisfy the eligibility criteria.

Rains, high speed wind can clear smog: CPCB

With the thick blanket of smog engulfing the national capital, the Central Pollution Control Board Wednesday said rains and high speed wind can clear the pollutants in the air and increase visibility.

Diwali effect: Noise polluion high, air pollution down in Delhi

Noise pollution in Delhi witnessed an upward trend this Diwali, as compared to six other metros like Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai and Kolkata.

Pollution panel submits report on bio-medical waste disposal

The Central Pollution Control Board Thursday submitted before the National Green Tribunal (NGT) a report concerning common facilities for treatment and disposal of bio-medical waste by hospital in Delhi and Haryana.

CPCB seeks test disposal of Carbide`s hazardous waste

Nearly 28 years back in a worst ever industrial disaster, hundreds of people lost their lives in Bhopal when a toxic gas leaked from the Union Carbide plant on the night of Dec 2, 1984.

CAG pulls up Central Pollution Control Board

CAG on Friday pulled up the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) for creating and upgrading posts in violation of Finance Ministry orders, thus causing a financial loss of Rs 3.22 crore per annum.

Weather compounds Diwali pollution problem

Noise level declined in Delhi this Diwali as compared to last year, but the air pollution rose marginally due to more smoke-producing fircrackers.

`West Bengal has maximum highly polluting industries`

West Bengal has the highest number of red category industries causing high pollution, followed by Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu.

Ganga pollution: CPCB closes 4 industrial units

Acting tough on industrial
units polluting the Ganga, Central Pollution Control Board
(CPCB) has closed down four enterprises while issuing a
closure notice to one for discharging effluents directly into
the river.

CPCB to collect real-time emission data from incinerators

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) would
soon collect real-time emission data from common waste
hazardous incinerators installed in three industrial sites in
Gujarat and Maharashtra.