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Corporation fails to renew PCB authorisation

Kochi, September 30: The State Pollution Control Board has pulled up the Kochi Corporation for not renewing the authorisation under the Municipal Solid Waste (Management and Handling) Rules for collection, segregation, transportation and suitable disposal of municipal waste.
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Govt plans green awards for pollution-free pujas

Kolkata, September 30: In a bid to create awareness about environmental issues, the West Bengal Pollution Control Board has decided to give Green Awards to Pujas which comply with environmental norms.
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PCB notice to Hindalco for 'sale' of hazardous waste

BHUBANESWAR, September 30: The state pollution control board has slapped a show cause notice on Hindalco unit near Hirakud after the private company was found selling 

WWF conducts study on Ganga dolphins

KOLKATA, September 29: WWF-India had initiated a study on dolphins found in the Ganga, between Sagar and Farakka. After an eight-month study, the team of scientists has been able to cite the causes behind the threat to this Schedule I animal. 
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Health cover and uniforms too

Bangalore, September 28: The court, with the help of NGOs, plans to provide uniforms, identity cards and health cover to as many as 5,000 ragpickers in the City by March 2012. However, over a period of time, the facilities will be extended to nearly 12,000 ragpickers, said noted environmentalist A N Yellappa Reddy.
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Pollution board orders shutdown of GNTPP unit

PATIALA, September 28: More bad news is in store for the power-deficit state with authorities of Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) having directed state power department to shut down unit-IV of Guru Nanak Dev thermal pow

Retailers, stockists warned on thin plastic bags

Chennai, September 27: The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) will soon take action against wholesalers and retailers stocking and selling plastic bags less than 40 microns thick, said Member Secretary K.Karthikeyan.
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Gadgil visits pollution hit Khandola, Betki areas

Keri, September 27: Madhav Gadgil, chairman of Western Ghats expert panel, on Monday evening visited Khandola and Betki villages of Ponda taluka on a request from the Betki-Khandola Pradushan Virodhi Kruti Samiti .
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Health centres must treat bio-waste: Govt

New Delhi, September 26: The environment ministry has notified new draft rules making scientifically treating medical waste a must for every health establishment. The new rules to be called Bio-Medical Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2011, scraps the earlier provision of making bio-medical waste rules applicable only to institutions providing service to more than 1,000 patients a month.
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