Bhopal: A bomb is ticking on biomedical waste heap in Madhya Pradesh, as at least 22,071 kilograms of hazardous waste are being dumped in the open without treatment in the state every year.

The health care establishments in Assam were functioning without obtaining authorization from the Pollution Control Board, Assam (PCBA) in blatant violation of the Bio-Medical Waste Rules, said the

The Environment ministry released the new Bio-medical Waste Management Rules, 2016 which will bring in a wider and more comprehensive regime for bio waste management. The new bio-medical waste management rules will change the way country used to manage this waste earlier.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subrato Mookherjee Vs West Bengal Pollution Control Board & Others dated 17/02/2016 regarding bio-medical waste management and implementation of Bio-Medical Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 1998.

As dumping and burning of around 200 kg of bio-medical waste has led to environmental pollution at Kadamba Plateau, Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) has directed the Health Department to c

The Goa state pollution control board (GSPCB) has directed Old Goa police station to investigate and identify the persons involved in dumping and burning of bio-medical waste in an open space at Ka

Meerut: The state Pollution Control Board has sent notice to as many as 17 nursing homes for not following the biomedical waste disposal norms.

TOI had reported that as many as 104 hospitals and nursing homes out of 253 had not taken permits from Pollution Control Board and had no means of disposing off their biomedical waste.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Sustainability and Human Resources Initiative Vs. State of Madhya Pradesh & Others dated 18/11/2015 regarding biomedical waste disposal in hospitals and other health facilities of Madhya Pradesh.

Hospital employees in cahoots with scrap dealers making a mockery of biomedical waste handling rules