Oil Companies Fined 1 Crore For Not Complying With Anti-Pollution Norms


Oil Companies Fined 1 Crore For Not Complying With Anti-Pollution Norms

The Central Pollution Control Board has fined Rs. 1 crore each on three oil companies for their failure to install anti-pollution “vapour recovery” systems at fuel stations.

The fine has been slapped on public sector oil firms Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited and Indian Oil Corporation Limited.

Vapour recovery device is an instrument to capture displaced vapours that emerge from inside a vehicle’s fuel tank while filling petrol or diesel in it.

In separate notices issued to the oil companies dated December 12, CPCB Chairperson SPS Parihar had said the pollution regulator’s teams found during inspection that the vapour Read More

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