Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board (JSPCB) today slapped cases against three coal washeries belonging to BCCL and SAIL for ignoring earlier notices and continuing to discharge effluents in the Damodar river.

The cases were filed against deputy general manager of Chasnala coal washery of Steel Authority of India Limited and project officers of Sudamdih Coal washery and Madhuban Coal Washery

Ranchi, April 7: The latest state-wide 72-hour blackout after the breakdown of Tenughat Vidyut Nigam Limited (TVNL) has led Jharkhand State Electricity Board (JSEB) today to ask Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) for power from its upcoming Maithon Right Bank Thermal Power Project, commonly referred to as Maithon Power.

In an SOS to DVC, JSEB requested that a power purchase agreement be inked be

Ranchi, March 21: Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board (JSPCB) will organise a series of public hearings between April 18 and May 6 in an attempt to address grievances related to polluting industrial units in the state.

Through the first such exercise of its kind, JSPCB will try to gauge the magnitude of problems faced by residents living in areas where polluting industrial units like mines,


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Condemned to move out early this year, Chandrapura

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