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Goa State Pollution Control Board

Open defecation polluting Goa rivers: Report

The Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB), in its annual report has held that high levels of fecal matter resulting from open defecation is one of the major causes of river pollution in the coastal state.

Jun 07, 2017, 13:05 PM IST

Goa releases action protocol for oil spill incidents

Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday released a protocol prepared by the Goa State Pollution Control Board for dealing with oil spills, with action plan for all the concerned agencies including the Coast Guard and the National Institute of Oceanography.

Apr 11, 2015, 00:28 AM IST

Goa's remote municipality shows way for plastic waste disposal

 The non-recyclable plastic waste in Goa will now become a source to generate fuel, thanks to an initiative of state's one of the most rural municipal councils at Pernem.

Mar 13, 2015, 11:37 AM IST

Carrying capacity of Goa's beaches to be studied

Goa will rope in the National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) to conduct a study on the carrying capacity of the state's popular in a bid to control pollution and the rampant proliferation of beach shacks.

Mar 12, 2015, 21:11 PM IST

GSPCB to seek BITS' tech expertise on pollution issues

Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) has joined hands with BITS Pilani's Goa campus to get the technical know-how for amplifying pollution control measures in the state.

Jan 27, 2015, 18:58 PM IST

Goa hotels asked to install waste disposal plants

GSPCB has issued directions to 32 starred hotels, including five star properties, to immediately install bio-degradable waste disposal plant, failing which action would be taken against them.

Aug 07, 2013, 18:58 PM IST

Only one third of mines without clearances are in operation: NGO

Only a third of the mines asked to stop operations by Goa State pollution Control board (GSPCB) were actually in operation, according to an NGO.

Sep 21, 2011, 21:14 PM IST