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Board used non-existent power, says local body


The city Corporation has hit out strongly at the Pollution Control Board (PCB), after the Kerala Court stayed the further proceedings on the board’s show cause notice issued in September.

‘Efforts ignored’

Mayor K. Sreekumar said in a statement that the PCB notice was issued without considering all the efforts that the Corporation took over the past eight years in developing a model, which has addressed the waste management issues in the city.

“The stay from the High Court is an answer to some of the higher-ups in the PCB, who used non-existent powers to issue a show cause ...


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