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MPCB notices to Mahul factories withdrawn

MPCB has not yet revealed the conditions that were imposed on the factories.

29 Jun 2018 2:11 AM

Maharashtra plastic ban to begin from tomorrow

The state government has imposed a ban on manufacturing, use, sale, distribution and storage of certain plastic materials.

22 Jun 2018 7:02 PM

10 new air monitoring stations in final phase

Stations were delayed due to technical issues.

13 May 2018 2:22 AM

MPCB suggests separate collection of sanitary waste

According to MPCB the onus was on manufacturers to arrange for disposal of sanitary napkins.

12 May 2018 1:12 AM

MCZMA: We have submitted all maps on time

Officials have stated that these maps need to be finalised by the Government of India.

11 May 2018 1:15 AM


Mumbai noisier on non-working days?

The major reason for higher decibel levels is honking.

24 Apr 2018 1:26 AM

Metro builders ‘duping noise watchdogs’

The residents have also alleged that the metro contractors are violating the high court order banning work after 10pm.

14 Apr 2018 6:25 AM

Policy to encourage recycling in pipeline

The state is making sure that plastic bottles and milk pouches too do not end up in dumping grounds.

18 Mar 2018 5:09 AM

FDA to examine colours before Holi

Warns people about effects of harmful chemicals.

27 Feb 2018 1:19 AM

Mumbai to witness air quality stations from March

Apart from these areas, stations will also be located at Worli, Powai, Sion and Colaba.

23 Feb 2018 7:26 AM


Now, checking noise levels a click away

As per the readings on Tuesday, noise levels were higher than the standard at industrial and commercial zones.

21 Feb 2018 5:36 AM

Maharashtra was number one solid waste generator in 2017

The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) has said the high numbers reflect that it has been effective in collecting garbage.

06 Jan 2018 5:16 AM

No demarcation for Koliwadas in maps

Activists fume as CRZ-1 area is classified as CRZ-2.

02 Dec 2017 1:34 AM

Mantralaya, govt bldgs ban plastic in green drive

The state government has decided to ban plastic completely, beginning Gudi Padva of 2018.

17 Nov 2017 3:12 AM

Parts of city, suburbs witness poor air quality

IITM scientists are attributing this to the dip in temperature with onset of winter.

17 Nov 2017 2:56 AM


MPCB complains against AMC over smoke from dump

The dumping ground has been operating illegally and the waste has reached a height of 20 feet now.

02 Nov 2017 4:40 AM

MPCB to monitor noise levels to track violators

With noise being recognised as an ambient air pollutant, bursting crackers is bound to disturb air quality. 

18 Oct 2017 2:05 AM

Mumbai: Stray dogs are turning blue in colour

Industries are pumping the waste of their wastes into the Kasadi River and dogs often wade into water for food.

16 Aug 2017 7:47 PM

Will tighten noose around noisemakers: Govt to Bombay HC

The detailed plan was submitted by the secretary, home department to the court earlier this week.

03 Jul 2017 1:27 AM

Bombay HC slams officials for not curtailing noise pollution

The police assured the court that action was being taken.

22 Jun 2017 7:06 AM