HC directs CPCB to conduct water quality test in Mangalore

CPCB to take over the responsibility from IISc to conduct water quality test due to high charges. The High Court (HC) of Karnataka has directed Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to conduct water quality test in various areas of Mangalore. The Division Bench consisting of Chief Justice of Karnataka, Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi and Justice […]

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Burning tires: a persistent menace to the environment

An increase in the number of vehicles and poor monitoring of scrap tires contributes to tire burning, leading to pollution in the city. Industry’s burning of tires for fuel and oil goes unchecked by the government posing serious dangers to the environment. Burning of tires is illegal and is nationally prohibited under the National Environmental […]

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Residential complexes struggle with COVID-19 waste disposal

With Karnataka generating over 1,300 tons of Covid-19 waste, safe disposal of bio-medical waste has continued to pose a challenge in Bangalore. Bengaluru: Waste management in residential complexes has become even more challenging with an increase in bio-medical waste due to Covid-19, say members of complexes responsible for the task.  Joint-Secretary of Sandeep Vihar, Residential […]

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