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Sunday, Sep 22, 2019
news about Maharashtra pollution control board
Sep 13, 2019 19:09
The officials recorded the noise levels at the crossroads of Chitale Bandhu Mithaiwale and Mandai near Shanipar area as 88 decibels (dB), and 92 decibels (dB) on Laxmi road, at 10 pm. read more
Sep 07, 2019 00:02
With an 80% increase in the concentration of annual average particulate matter 10 (PM10) witnessed over a 12-year period (2007-2018), Mumbai is the most polluted of the country’s three major coastal cities. read more
Aug 09, 2019 00:04
As part of its latest tender, the BMC has added a clause that allows any Mumbaiite to set up a plant if they have a large open space. read more
Jul 24, 2019 03:01
According to instruction of the state government, the ‘Social Environment Surveillance Taskforce’ should prepare an action plan and work on its implementation in a time-bound manner. read more
Jul 12, 2019 12:49
The directive came after senior advocate Anil Sakhare, representing BMC, accepted that the disposal of untreated sewage into the sea is a problem primarily caused by lack of an adequate network of sewage lines. read more
Jun 26, 2019 02:08
The Mithi river in Mumbai is the most polluted in the state as per the MPCB’s water quality assessment of eight major rivers in the state in 2018, published in the recently released Maharashtra Economic Survey report 2018-19. read more
Jun 24, 2019 10:12
A study has found levels of faecal coliform content (indication of human and animal excreta) and biochemical oxygen demand (oxygen levels for aquatic life to survive ) of the Mithi river were above the safe limit. read more
Jun 23, 2019 01:14
A sharp drop in particulate pollution was recorded in 2001 when levels fell to 67.2µg\/m3 while in 1999, they were at 115µg\/m3. PM2.5 levels, which are being measured since 2015, were also the highest in 2018 for Mumbai. Levels of sulphur dioxide (SO2)... read more
Jun 17, 2019 00:13
As SAFAR highlights rising pollutants in Mumbai’s air, officials say Metro, coastal road will bring it down read more
Jun 11, 2019 02:49
Thousands of Mahseer fish were found floating near the banks of the Indrayani river on Sunday near Dehu village, causing panic among residents living on the river bank and using the water for day-to-day chores. read more
Jun 05, 2019 01:29
Seven cities witnessed reduction in particulate pollution levels through the implementation of stringent norms over the past year, MPCB said read more
May 02, 2019 14:36
Details shared by Vanashakti and validated by MPCB showed sewage mixed with effluents entering the drinking water zone from a nullah along Badlapur falling under the KBMC’s jurisdiction. read more
Mar 29, 2019 11:49
According to the petitioner, Awaaz Foundation, in 10 instances, the police had referred the cases to the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB), while in 12 others, it had not taken any action against the violators. read more
Mar 25, 2019 08:13
The BMC’s own plan to auction over 52 tonnes of seized plastic bags for recycling has not seen much progress, as the first bid to auction the plastic received only one tender. The seized plastic bags have now been kept at the civic body’s godowns. read more
Mar 25, 2019 00:41
A member of the civic body’s blue squad stated that despite initiating action, vendors and consumers continue to use plastic bags read more