Mumbai airport will be 100% plastic-free from 2 October; offenders to be fined between Rs 5,000-Rs 25,000
The Mumbai airport will become 100 percent plastic-free from 2 October (Wednesday), said the GVK-run Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL) in a statement on Monday. The MIAL released released a notice, laying out the guidelines of plastic-ban in accordance with the Union government.
A year after plastic ban, BMC collects Rs 3.47 crore as fine, lodges 489 FIRs; activists term move a farce
A year after the Maharashtra government enforced a state-wide plastic ban, civic officials in Mumbai have collected Rs 3.47 crore as fine from offenders besides lodging 489 FIRs against them in the metropolis
Toxic gas leakage kills 31 monkeys, 14 pigeons in Maharashtra's Raigad; district collector pins blame on BPCL plant
A senior official at the Directorate of Industrial Safety and Health (DISH) at Raigad said fumes that leaked out of a chemical storage tank might have spread in the atmosphere and caused the mishap.
Maharashtra plastic ban to be enforced from Saturday; strict action against manufacturers, says Ramdas Kadam
As the Maharashtra government is set to enforce a ban on a variety of plastic items from tomorrow, Environment Minister Ramdas Kadam said errant manufacturers will face strong action, but common people and small traders will not be harassed.
The Maharashtra government has told the Bombay High Court that it has asked all local authorities to set up a mechanism to dispose banned plastic items.
Maharashtra govt tells Bombay HC it recorded decibel levels at metro sites, sent it to Pollution Control Board
The Maharashtra government has recorded decibel levels at Mumbai metro construction sites and has sent them for review to the Pollution Control Board.
Housing societies in Mumbai which aren't segregating their wet and dry garbage may be in for a rude shock, with the BMC initiating stringent punitive measures against them
Air quality 'very poor' as thick smog blankets Mumbai for third consecutive day; visibility to remain low till Tuesday, says IMD
For the third day in a row, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region witnessed very poor air quality on Monday, with Navi Mumbai reporting the worst PM 2.5 levels at 348
The Supreme Court's order stopping the sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR has set off a clamour by activists and residents alike in other metros for a similar ban, or at least greater restrictions.
Maharashtra is a perfect fit for the programme as it is the most industrialised state in the country with over 75,000 industries