The state government has asked district collectors and SPs to crack the whip on stone crushers units, violating environment norms.

In a letter sent to the home and revenue and disaster management departments, forest secretary R K Sharma said many stone crushers units were still functioning, flouting the 'site' (where the units are located) criterion. It requires crusher units to be located 500 metre away from human habitations and 200 metre from national and state highways.

The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) has asked power plant industries in the Sambalpur-Jharsuguda region to introduce High Concentration Slurry Disposal ( HCSD) system in an attempt to

The Orissa State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) has said the Bhushan Steel Limited (BSL) set up a 256 MW power plant on its premises without its permission.

BHUBANESWAR: The housing and urban development (H&UD) department has formed a task force to implement the use of plastic waste for road construction.

The task force comprises officials of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC), Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC), Orissa State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) and the works department.

The forest department on Monday said it would not make any suggestions regarding relocation of the stray wild male tiger (now at Nandankanan zoo) to the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA)

Beware! Goddess durga is watching you cutting the trees and exploiting the women.

In order to meet the demand of electricity consumption to operate railway signals, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has hit upon an idea to generate electricity by installing solar panels at the 47 ra

The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) is on the verge of finalizing the regional environmental management planning (REMP) for sustainable mining in Joda-Barbil area in Keonjhar district.

The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) team may find it difficult to ascertain the natal habitat of the wild tiger since trap cameras were only recently installed in Satkosia wildlife san

The decision of National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) to send a two-member team to Satkosia tiger sanctuary to study the feasibility of shifting the wild tiger, which fled Nandankana zoo a w