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Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB)

PMO issues Save Ganga order

New Delhi, May 19: The Prime Minister’s Office on Friday instructed the central pollution control board to step up surveillance on the banks of Ganga and ensure that factories along the river comply with environmental norms. 
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Trucks from Kerala dump medical waste in Pollachi

Coimbatore, May 18: Three loads of medical waste were dumped in the outskirts of Pollachi on Wednesday night by trucks from Kerala.
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Carcinogens new parameters for air quality standards

Hyderabad, May 17: Carcinogens like Benzene, Benzo (a) pyrene, Arsenic and Nickel will now be the focus while monitoring for Ambient Air Quality Standards. 
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You could see pollution in your area online soon

Indore, May 17: You could get to see level of pollutants in the air with the help of an online monitoring instrument to be purchased by the MP Pollution Control Board (MPPCB) Indore regional office.
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PCB fails to enforce e-waste management rules

Kochi, May 15: Even though the ministry of environment and forest (MoEF) introduced e-waste (management and handling) rules in 2011, the state pollution control board (SPCB) is apparently not ready to enforce them.
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