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Coca-Cola's Varanasi Plant Shut After Pollution Board's Order

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 19, 2014

 Beverages giant Coca-Cola's plant at Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh has been shut after the state's pollution control board withdrew permission to operate over alleged violation of environmental norms.

"In an unprecedented move, Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB)...

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Goa state pollution control board issues 2000 notices to hotels, industries - Times of India

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 4, 2013
Goa state pollution control board (GSPCB) has issued around 2,000 showcause notices to industries and hotels till Monday for operating without consent under the Water Act and Air Act.
As per the GSPCB statistics, there are over 2,300 industrial units...
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Subject Tags: Pollution Control

Check if Okhla plant emits toxic gases: Green Tribunal to pollution control boards

By : Sustainability ..., May 29, 2013

To ensure safety of Okhla residents living near a waste-to-energy plant that incinerates waste for fuel, the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday ordered government officials to check whether the plant's emissions contain heavy metals.

"The Okhla waste-to-energy plant...

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Subject Tags: Pollution Control

Green audit proposal on Pollution Control Board's radar

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 20, 2013

West Bengal Pollution Control Board is working on a proposal to introduce green audit in the state's corporate sector. At present, only Gujarat has the provision of mandatory environment audit that was put in place following a high court ruling...

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Subject Tags: Pollution Control

GPL goes 'green', adopts Environmental Managment Plan

By : sustainabilityo..., May 11, 2011

A new feather has been added to the cap of the country's deepest multi-purpose Port, Gangavaram Port Limited (GPL), with the port adopting Environmental Management Plan (EMP) for effective pollution control to develop more cleaner and greener environment.

Talking to...

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Making a difference to the environment

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 22, 2010

As we commemorate the fortieth anniversary of Earth Day, the efforts of institutions like Maharashtra Pollution Control Board assume even greater relevance.

In recent years, Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) has launched several initiatives taken to increase...

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Pollution control: India ranks 123rd

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 29, 2010

India and China rank 123rd and 121st in pollution control respectively, reflecting the strain rapid economic growth imposes on the environment, according to the 2010 Environmental Performance Index (EPI).

However, among the other newly industrialised nations Brazil and...

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