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, 2010
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UC waste to be incinerated

Source: Central Chronicle Bhopal, Date: , 2010

The Madhya Pradesh Pollution Control Board (MPPCB) has given clearance to a private waste management company to dispose 346 tonnes of toxic waste of the now-defunct Union Carbide Corporation (UCC)'s pesticide plant, officials said.Madhya Pradesh Waste Management Project - a division of Ramky Enviro Engineers Ltd., Hyderabad - has been permitted by the MPPCB to operate an incinerator at its disposal facility in Pithampur, some 300 km from here, a government source told media. 'MPPCB gave us the go-ahead Friday for operating the incinerator at Pithampur where we run a treatment, storage and disposal facility (TSDF),' an official of Ramky Enviro Engineers Ltd told media.The Central Pollution Control Board has already given its clearance for operating the incinerator. The company is now awaiting NOC from the fire department following which it will start trial runs at the facility, the official said.