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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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