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Reduced to a civic disaster

Bangalore, Sep 17: For the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) and the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB), however, it is time to prepare for the massive idol immersion exercise that follows the festivities. BBMP wants to keep the exercise simple and hassle-free, while KSPCB is keen on keeping lakes free from pollution. 
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Vasco locals demand end to coal pollution

Vasco, Sep 17: The environmental public hearing on the proposed expansion plans of 7.2 MMTPA iron ore export terminal project of theMormugao Port Trust (MPT) had to be postponed on Sunday due to a "technical fault&quot

PPCB raids 14 industries

Patiala, Sep 16: The Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) raided 14 air-polluting industries of Mandi Gobindgarh in the past two days and found six industries violating the air pollution norms.
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'Discharge of effluents polluting Meghalaya'

SHILLONG, Sep 15: The Meghalaya State Pollution Control Board has revealed that about 80 per cent of the pollution in Meghalaya is caused by "indiscriminate discharge" or disposal of

PCB slaps showcause notice on Bhusan Steel

Kolkata, Sep 14:The State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) has issued a show cause to Bhusan Steel Ltd’s sponge iron plant at Dhenkanal.
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Now, it’s illegal iron ore mining in Goa

Goa, Sep 13: Scarcely had the dust kicked up by the controversy over alleged illegal allocation of coal blocks settled, when Parliament sprang another egregious surprise on the last day of the monsoon session. 
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Activists warn GSPCB against renewing consents to mines

Panaji, Sep 12: Anti-mining activists met new Goa state pollution control board chairman Jose Manuel Noronha on Tuesday and submitted a memorandum demanding rejection of all applications for renewal of air and water consents within 24 hours.
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Government to decide on mining in Goa on September 25

Goa, Sep 11: All the mine owners operating in Goa will now have to wait till September 25 to know the fate of their business in the state. Goa Government on Monday suspended mining leases of all the 90 operators for illegal mining.
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Say no to deathly waste dumps

Kochi, Sep 10: In what could raise serious questions about the safety of bio-medical waste disposal in the district, it is found that about 30 per cent of the hospitals do not dispose off their biomedical waste as per the rules laid down by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).
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