Divisional commissioner S Chokalingam on Thursday asked the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) to ask the sugar factories in the region to comply with environment-related norms.

PUNE: Buses running on biofuels in cities like Pune and Kolhapur will soon become a reality if the central government's ambitious 'Green Bus' project goes according to plan.

The Kolhapur Municipal Corporation (KMC) will table a compliance report to the National Green Tribunal's (NGT) western zone on Thursday.

KOLHAPUR: A fresh fighting may start in the coming days over the ownership of the city's most popular water body — Rankala lake.

The Kolhapur Municipal Corporation (KMC) plans to decompose organic waste to generate biogas at the unused dome of the old sewage treatment plant (STP) in Kasba Bawda.

KOLHAPUR: The Kolhapur Municipal Corporation (KMC) may find itself in trouble because of its "inability" in curbing pollution in Rankala lake in the city.

The city has around 1,500 general practitioners but just 250 of them have been registered with the firm appointed to collect and dispose of the biomedical waste generated in the city.

Veteran scientist R V Bhosale has claimed that environmental changes and increasing air pollution might be the major obstacles to the festival of rays at the Mahalaxmi temple.

The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) has deployed two machines in the city to measure the dust particles, after it received a written application from NGO Common Man.

Data collated over the last three years by the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) has shown that there was a dip in noise pollution levels in Kolhapur during this Diwali.