PANJIM: Goa State Pollution Control Board’s (GSPCB) records indicate that the pollution levels in Vasco have come down tremendously after a stop in coal handling by Mormugao Port Trust at its berth number 10 and 11, since the last week of September.

GSPCB has captured the dust pollution at six ambient air quality monitoring stations installed across Vasco town. The records reveal that the pollution levels have dropped down drastically improving the quality of air in the port town.