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No mention of national plan to tackle air pollution in budget: Green activists

However, the MPCB is set to address both the issues as per the draft action plan for Mumbai.

03 Feb 2018 5:29 AM

Mumbai, Thane air quality drops over 200 AQI

Even Mumbai’s air remained poor, as the AQI was recorded 209 at Bandra Station of the MPCB at 8 pm.

05 Jan 2018 5:46 AM

Haze pollutant now a criteria for AQI

Officials stated that the city and suburban areas would get these new air-monitoring stations by the end of March 2018.

03 Jan 2018 4:16 AM

Mumbai wakes to ‘very poor’ air on January 1

As per SAFAR’s data, PM 2.5 was recorded at 306 for Mazgaon and BKC, while for Colaba it was 305.

02 Jan 2018 6:38 AM

Gas pollution engulfs four cities in Maharashtra

The report that was released on December 27 relied on air pollution data from the Central Pollution Control Board and Environment Ministry.

30 Dec 2017 5:49 AM


SAFAR predicts ‘very poor’ air quality on Thursday

Mumbai recorded an AQI of 210 while Navi Mumbai recorded an AQI of 285.

28 Dec 2017 6:59 AM

MPCB sent notice to BMC over pollution at Sakinaka

In October, incidentally, Chandivali residents in L ward had staged protests against air pollution in the area.

20 Dec 2017 1:36 AM

Green brigade sees red over temporary plant suggestion

Activists claim that the setting up of an ETP for illegal units would amount to the contempt of Supreme Court order.

15 Dec 2017 2:52 AM

500 jeans units to be powerless

Workers’ association claims jobs of 70,000 persons are at stake.

15 Dec 2017 2:50 AM

Pollution complaints fell on deaf ears: Cancer patient's widow

“We complained to the authorities but no action was taken. We did not even get a response from them,” said Mrs Gali.

05 Dec 2017 6:36 AM


MIDC set to take over Taloja treatment plant

CETP officials claim they’re being pressured into closing the unit and suspect political interference.

27 Nov 2017 2:18 AM

Stomach cancer patient pins blame on chemical pollution from MIDC Badlapur

Residents from nearby areas claimed that industries were releasing smoke every day, causing health problems.

15 Nov 2017 2:21 AM

Poor sewage system killing sea, says MPCB

MPCB said the BMC is discharging sewage almost on the shore and not at the stipulated distance from it.

18 Oct 2017 1:56 AM

Paper mache Ganesh idols not harmful: MPCB officials

The HJS has filed the petition, seeking a ban on paper maché Ganesh idols, which are being sold as eco-friendly idols.

12 Aug 2017 2:58 AM

Officers wake up after plaint to CM Fadnavis

Garbage has been dumped illegally on the beach and private land where locals keep collected garbage.

09 Jun 2017 2:38 AM


PAC highlights illegal abattoirs in Maharashtra

According to Pac, many slaughterhouses in the state are not following the prescribed rules.

08 Apr 2017 6:48 AM

MPCB issues show cause notice to Metro-3 contractor

The contractor, according to applicant, has not bothered to apply to seek permission.

17 Mar 2017 12:52 AM