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Maharashtra Pollution Control Board

32 industrial units flouting pollution norms

A majority of these industries are in Thane, Raigad and Kolhapur.

31 Aug 2019 2:08 AM

MPCB warns polluting industries

The MPCB, in its inspection, found that the industries were manufacturing plastics with a toxic substance, causing a foul smell in the vicinity.

16 Aug 2019 2:52 AM

BMC told to arrange for disposal of sewage into sea

The BMC had also commissioned eight new STPs, advocate Sakhre told the court.

12 Jul 2019 3:52 AM

Civic bodies rapped over river pollution

The MPCB has rapped four municipal bodies in Ulhasnagar, Kalyan-Dombivali, Ambernath and Kulgaon-Badlapur.

02 Jun 2019 6:32 AM

Shut tainting Taloja industries, says NGT

The court further ordered that the MPCB should decide on the matter and take measures within two weeks.

13 Apr 2019 2:33 AM


MPCB approves waste processing in Mulund

Following the approval by the MPCB, the BMC is set to reclaim the dumping ground in 2019.

25 Dec 2018 1:41 AM

This Diwali quieter than last year’s, says MPCB

The MPCB monitored noise levels of around 45 locations in the city.

15 Nov 2018 1:18 AM

MPCB tests firecrackers to check decibel levels

The report will be sent to respective municipal corporations, the officials said.

01 Nov 2018 1:14 AM

MPCB examines firecrackers for noise levels

The highest sound level this year was from serial crackers of 5000 series measuring 113dB.

25 Oct 2018 1:50 AM

NGT asks state, centre to act upon air quality

The NGT has highlighted that the measures to control the air pollution should be done in a time bound manner.

14 Oct 2018 6:13 AM


MPCB initiates action against ban violators

Retailers are expected to print name of manufacturer, type and buy-back price on plastic used by them.

02 Oct 2018 2:00 AM

Most polluted river stretches in state: CPCB

The Mithi remains the most polluted river of Maharashtra.

02 Oct 2018 1:49 AM

MPCB raids godowns, seizes 1,000 kg of banned plastic

MPCB raided godowns in Malad, Chinchandar and Masjid Bandar in the city.

27 Sep 2018 5:37 AM

Water at 10 of 12 locations tested by MPCB polluted

The MPCB carried out the assessment at 12 locations in the city in May this year.

31 Aug 2018 2:05 AM

‘Direct 27 state civic bodies to implement recommendations’

The court then asked NEERI to submit its requirements in writing.

22 Aug 2018 2:16 AM


Noise ATM to tackle excessive honking

The suggestion includes installing a device as a signal, also known as ATM, which will not allow a vehicle to exceed the number of time it can honk.

22 Aug 2018 2:15 AM

City continues to reel under poor air quality

The city’s population of 19 million is at severe health risk from the polluted air.

16 Aug 2018 2:51 AM

Environmentalists demand buffer zone for polluted rivers

The Bombay high court heard the PIL filed by NGO Vanashakti.

14 Aug 2018 2:22 AM

HC raps Maharashtra govt, civic body after sea dumps trash on Mumbai shores

The court directed BMC and senior official of state's Environment department to file their affidavits on August 10.

30 Jul 2018 4:07 PM

Nets in stormwater drains suggested

The idea was suggested by NGO Vanashakti, in an application to the National Green Tribunal.

06 Jul 2018 2:05 AM