Bokaro, Aug.

Solidification/stabilization (S/S) technology was applied to a simulated sludge containing chromium. Leaching tests such as toxicity characteristic leaching procedure (TCLP), ANS 16.1 and multiple TCLP tests conducted on stabilized blocks showed that chromium was immobilized by the binder studied.

A formal assessment of power plant effluents dispersion and sediment transport
processes taking place with respect to the prevailing environmental conditions
such as, flow regime, wave climate, wind effects etc.

Standards for Organic Chemicals Manufacuturing Industry [S.O.608 (E)]. These rules may be called the Environment (Protection) (Fourth Amendment) Rules, 2010.

Jamshedpur, July 19: The state industry department today sanctioned Rs 2.18 crore as first instalment for the ambitious Adityapur auto cluster project.

Mumbai: Out of the 60,000 industries in the state, barely 2.5% have filed their annual environmental statement with the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB). The statement is equivalent to an audit report and must be filed every year by industrial units to furnish details of their emissions and effluent discharge.

Facilities involved in the manufacture of pharmaceutical products are an under-investigated source of pharmaceuticals to the environment. Between 2004 and 2009, 35 to 38 effluent samples were collected from each of three wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) in New York and analyzed for seven pharmaceuticals including opioids and muscle relaxants. Two WWTPs (NY2 and NY3) receive substantial flows (>20% of plant flow) from pharmaceutical formulation facilities (PFF) and one (NY1) receives no PFF flow.

A green-house experiment on three sub-tropical semi-arid soils was conducted to investigate the effect of different sludge types of coca-cola soft drink industry viz. water treatment plant sludge (WTS), effluent treatment plant sludge (ETPS) and filter cake sludge (FCS) applied @1.0, 2.0 and 4.0 per cent on dry matter yield and heavy metal content in Palak.

TNPCB chairman himself conducts surprise checks

Tirupur: The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) on Tuesday ordered closure of 75 dyeing units in the city and its suburbs for its failure to comply with the directives of Supreme Court pertaining to pollution caused by dyeing units on River Noyyal.

University's research project to help electroplating units

MADURAI: A project to find out a solution for wastewater treatment in electroplating industries has been sanctioned for Madurai Kamaraj University.

The Department of Science and Technology has provided a grant of Rs.28 lakh for the project