Environment

Pollution in news on May 1

Here’s a round-up of today’s news reports and developments on pollution

 
By DTE Staff
Last Updated: Tuesday 01 May 2018

Credit: Wikimedia CommonsAuto drivers in Imphal don't want to switch to battery-operated vehicles

Manipur's recent move to introduce battery-run autos while taking the diesel ones off its roads has not been received well by auto drivers. Irate drivers staged a protest in Imphal on Saturday.

Music should not be heard outside wedding venues in Punjab

The Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has asked wedding venue owners and disco jockeys to limit the noise pollution to the venue.

Toxic effluents flowing close to Kasadi river in Mumbai

A Taloja CETP pipeline, which flows close to Kasadi river, has burst and that has led to spilling of toxic industrial effluents. Since all of MMIDC workers are busy cleaning sludge from the main collection tank, nobody is attending to this.

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