BHUBANESWAR: A team of Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) officials on Wednesday visited Sukinda to collect water samples to check the pollution level in Damsal nullah and the Brahmani followin

The district administration, Odisha State Pollution Board (OSPCB) and labour department will jointly seal 124 illegal crusher units in Khurda district on Tuesday.

BHUBANESWAR: The Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) authorities have zeroed in on two sites in the habitat to release a Royal Bengal Tiger that is currently housed at Nandankanan.

Concerned over rising temperature in the city, the environment wing of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) will change in its approach to plantation.

Instead of planting decorative and fast-growing trees, the BMC will gor for shady trees from the coming monsoon to create a green canopy on city roads, official sources said. The BMC has selected two species of trees for the plantation drive. About 1,500 such trees would be planted on the vacant patches in different wards as well as medians.

The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) has decided to keep bank guarantee from industries to put pressure on them to comply with environmental norms in a time-bound manner.

If the norms are not complied with in the stipulated period, the firm will forfeit the guarantee amount, board sources said on Monday.

An Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) study revealed thermal power plants contribute to rise in ambient temperature (temperature of the surroundings) by 2 to 3 degree Celsius.

Every year, about hundred animals are rescued by the Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) authorities in Mayurbhanj district.

BHUBANESWAR: The Biju Patnaik airport is set to get ISO-14001 tag, a recognition given to airports by international organization for standardization, Geneva, for meeting environmental parameters.

After Justice MB Shah Commission in its report pointed out that stock of fines (remnants of iron ore) was causing water pollution, the state government has asked Odisha State Pollution Control Boar

BHUBANESWAR: The Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) in Mayurbhanj district has recorded a footfall of nearly 20,000 tourists within two and half months, ever since it opened in mid-November.