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Water quality of Mithi ‘bad to very bad’

The major contamination in the Mithi is due to excess faecal coliform.

25 Jan 2020 5:42 AM

Textile, sugar industries found most polluting: MPCB

The MPCB’s star rating programme for industries has found about 67 per cent of textile industries to be polluting.

23 Nov 2019 2:37 AM

75 per cent of wells in state record dip

Maharashtra recorded the fourth highest fall in terms of water level after Pondicherry, Arunachal Pradesh and Dadra & Nagar Haveli, and Karnataka.

24 Jul 2019 6:20 AM

Taloja factories’ smoke irk locals

Even though MPCB has claimed that strict action is being taken on the polluting industries, not much has been done in the case of air pollution.

24 Jul 2019 5:40 AM

MPCB: Quality check in Mithi shows decline in pollutants

The reason for such poor WQI of the Mithi is the presence of excessive fecal content, which was recorded at 920/100ml by December 2018.

24 Feb 2019 8:19 AM


Court sets aside Rs 1 crore fine on MPCB

However, the order asserted the need of timely action by the MPCB to ascertain curbing of pollution levels in Mahul.

18 Nov 2018 1:25 AM

Now citizens can check air quality across city

The city has now been equipped with 13 new air quality monitoring stations.

15 Nov 2018 1:16 AM

BMC: Still using Mulund dump

Even a month after closure, 400 metric tonnes of trash being dumped daily.

06 Nov 2018 1:29 AM

‘Action plan against river pollution in next 2 mths’

The MPCB has entrusted NEERI with the task of preparation of the draft action plan for mitigating the river pollution.

03 Oct 2018 1:43 AM

Thane, Mumbai top air pollution

Aurangabad had the highest number of one star industries, in sugar, pharmaceuticals, paper and metal sectors.

29 Aug 2018 2:15 AM


How will you map noise: HC asks MPCB

He added that construction of Metro is in larger public interest.

10 Jul 2018 2:21 AM

Bombay HC: Industries must undergo MPCB checks

The second priority category is agriculture and the third category is industrial and commercial purposes.

06 Jul 2018 2:03 AM

MPCB to close polluting industries

Upto 1,000 units have been already shut down since last year.

07 Jun 2018 5:40 AM

Mumbai to get 11 new air stations to monitor pollution

These stations are set up at Borivali, Kandivali, Mulund, Vile Parle, Kalina, Kurla, Worli, Powai, Sion and Colaba.

07 Jun 2018 5:39 AM

Bottles to get greener

Will feature buyback prices for recycling purposes.

25 Mar 2018 4:43 AM


New action plan to curb noise pollution

According to the analysis by experts, Mumbai saw noise levels increasing during night hours.

07 Mar 2018 4:01 AM

Mumbai to witness air quality stations from March

Apart from these areas, stations will also be located at Worli, Powai, Sion and Colaba.

23 Feb 2018 7:26 AM

Kanjurmarg dump yard deadline extended

Earlier, another bench of the HC had directed BMC to identify alternate dumping sites to dump waste of the city.

22 Feb 2018 5:11 AM

Mumbai air dips to ‘poor’ levels, emissions blamed

Humidity levels for Tuesday were recorded at 91 per cent, which is 24 per cent above normal.

21 Feb 2018 6:44 AM

MMRC in groundwater row

Vanashakti claims it was extracted, used sans permission at Aarey.

11 Feb 2018 4:39 AM