Daily Archives: August 23, 2012

Pollution Control Board didn’t act against Hindalco in time: NGO

Water Initiative Odisha (WIO) has accused the state pollution control board (PCB) of not taking proper action against Hindalco in spite of being well aware about the company’s faulty ash management. “The PCB was aware of it since 2010, but instead of initiating any action against the company, the board washed its hands of the

Firing at roadside dhaba creates flutter in Sambalpur

The firing incident that took place in Sambalpur’s Sarlakani area on Tuesday afternoon has created panic in the town. This was second such case here in five days and the sixth in last two months. Police sources said the victim, identified as Md Sonnu, was at a road side dhaba along with his two friends

OSPCB team to probe Shyam Metaliks ash pond leak

The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) has sent a team to inspect ash pond leak of the power unit of Shyam Metaliks and Energy in Sambalpur district, after receiving allegations to this effect. “We have sent a team to inspect the matter there. We will take action against the company after receiving the report,”