The Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) has issued directions to three municipal councils for treating waste by violating Environment Protection Act leading to pollution in the vicinities.

The directions were issued to Mormugao Municipal council, Mapusa Municipal Council and Sanquelim Municipal Council, have been issued under section 5 of the Environment (protection) Act 1986, read with Municipal Solid Waste (Management and handling) rules, 2000.

The Mysore City Corporation is aiming big. It wants to segregate waste at source for effective solid waste management.

Parallels in spend on cleaning up of Ganga, Yamuna and 10 lakes of Bhopal and their conservation, in many ways, are too striking to ignore.

City residents need not bother to segregate waste generated at their homes when the new waste treatment plant at Brahmapuram becomes operational.

Going by the project report of the plant prepared by Kerala Industrial and Technology Consultancy Organisation (KITCO), all sorts of municipal waste, including plastic refuse and wood, would go into the plant to generate power. The local body can also end the practice of engaging its workers to segregate the waste into bio-degradable and non-degradable ones before packing them off to the plant.

Tourism Minister inaugurates work, taken up at a cost of Rs. 32 lakh

The Tuticorin Corporation has embarked on a new project to convert solid and liquid waste into energy for consumption. The work taken up at a cost of Rs. 32 lakh was inaugurated by S.P. Shanmuganathan, Tourism Minister, at a compost yard in Tharuvaikulam here on Tuesday.

Proposals to charge private organizations for dumping biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste at Bhanpur dumping site, besides inclusion of 74 villages within BMC limits and other proposals were

Taking the lead in heeding the Centre's advice backed by concerns expressed by environmentalists and a court order, the Odisha government has issued directions to district authorities to ensure tha

The City Municipal Corporation is all set to generate 4,500 watt of electricity per day from biodegradable municipal solid waste obtained from hotels and markets in the city.

The District Sanitation Mission has allotted a sum of Rs 1.04 crore for execution of the project on disposal of bio-degradable waste at its source point.

The Attingal municipality will set up seven high-capacity biogas plants in various public places as part of its efforts to treat biodegradable waste at source.

Work had commenced on the plants at the waste treatment yard at Chudukad, public market, Government Boys Higher Secondary School, Government Girls Higher Secondary School, District Institute for Education and Training, Industrial Training Institute and Government College, municipal vice-chairman M. Pradeep told The Hindu .

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