Question raised in Lok Sabha on Identification of Polluted Rivers, 08/02/2019. The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in association with the State Pollution Control Boards (SPCBs)/Pollution Control Committees (PCCs) monitors the water quality of rivers across the country, including Gangetic region, through a network of monitoring stations under the National Water Quality Monitoring Programme.

Pollution control board to submit action plan before green tribunal by January 31

The water quality data is required to be analyzed and primarily average values of Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) and Faecal Coliform (FC) need to be estimated. Then, based on the total score estimated for the parameters BOD (weightage- 70 %) and FC (Weightage- 30 %), the monitoring location is identified as ‘polluted’ location.

CHENNAI: The Central Pollution Control Board has forced a petrochemicals company to shut down one of its two plants in Manali here on Tuesday.

The draft rules. namely the Environment (Protection) Amendment Rules, 2018 were published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, as required under sub-rule (3) of rule 5 of the Environment (Protection) Rules,1986, vide notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Environment. Forest and Climate Change vide number G.S.R.

HYDERABAD: Pollution levels in Hussainsagar have increased due to immersion of thousands of idols during the Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations, according to a report released on Saturday by the Telanga

The number of critically polluted stretches of the country's rivers has increased to 351 from 302 two years ago, and the number of critically polluted stretches has gone up to 45 from 34, according to this recent assessment released by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has also identified these three river stretches among the 15 most-polluted river stretches in the country.

The order came after the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) informed it that a number of sealed e-waste industries were operating illegally in densely populated residential areas

The following draft rules further to amend the Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986 which the Central Government proposes 10 issue in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 6 and 25 of the Environment

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