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1What role does GPCB play in environmental protection and pollution control?30

What exactly is meant by monitoring of the industrial unit?

2Is GPCB's role merely that of a regulator? Or does it play a facilitator's role also?31

What are the control mechanism developed in GPCB in order to ensure that polluting units are really complying with the regulation?

3How is GPCB connected to State Govt., CPCB and MoEF?32

What exactly is the object of GPCB's Charter for Good Governance?

4What are the environmental and pollution related clearances required to set up and start an industrial unit?33

Is GPCB 'Pro Industry' , 'Anti Industry" or something else?

5Is GPCB's role confined to regulate industrial pollution only?34

What is the set up in GPCB for attending to the complaints and for redressal of grievances?

6

What are the enforcement powers vesting in GPCB?

35

What exactly is the role of the Vigilance Squad? How does one get in touch with that?

7

Can a citizen take recourse to court action against a polluting unit?

36

How quickly can one expect the Vigilance Squad to act?

8

Where does one complain against a polluting unit?

37

Can one approach the Regional Offices for informing about violation of laws and illegal dumping of wastes?

9

What are the responsibilities of polluting industry to prevent and control pollution?

38

What is the role of Municipalities and Municipal Corporations in preventing and controlling pollution?

10

Is pollution a necessary price that we have to pay for achieving development?

39

How does GPCB ensure that Municipalities are discharging their role about pollution control?

11

What is the concept of sustainable development?

40

A few river stretches are polluted. What is the reason?

12

What is the role of GPCB in securing sustainable development?

41

Is any planning done for remediation of polluted river stretches?

13

Is GPCB the only authority to control pollution?

42

Is there any planning for controlling air pollution?

14

What can a citizen do to prevent and control pollution?

43

GPCB,s Charter speaks about transforming itself to a "Knowledge based Organization". What is being done in this regard?

15

What is the purpose behind laying down standards for pollution control?

44

What is the strength of Technical and Scientific personnel in GPCB?

16

Who prescribes the standards for pollution control?

45Has GPCB any plan to involve people in better control of pollution?
17

What are the parameters for which standards are prescribed?

46

If somebody wants to associate himself with GPCB for pollution control, which is the contact point?

18

What is meant by Command & Control approach towards pollution control?

47

For reference purpose, can people access GPCB Library?

19

Besides command and control, what other approaches are in practice to prevent and control pollution?

48

Will GPCB officers be available for meaningful inter-action about pollution control matters?

20

What is meant by "End of the pipe treatment"?

49

Does GPCB order compensation for any damage due to pollution?

21

What is the alternative to end of the pipeline approach?

50

What is the policy of GPCB with regard to plastic bags?

22

Is it possible to prevent generation of waste by industries?

51

What are the appeal provisions available in rejection cases?

23

What are the methods in practice for waste reduction, recycling and reuse?

52

What can be done with regard to polluting vehicles?

24

Are small units exempted from the regulations pertaining to pollution control?

53

What are the incentives offered to the industrial unit going in for "ISO 14001"?

25

How important is the development of common facilities for waste treatment and disposal.

54

Has GPCB made any special provision for the clearance of "Vibrant Gujarat" cases?

26

What are the important common waste treatment facilities in Gujarat?

55

Is it permissible to send reusable hazardous waste for reuse in other States?

27

How can one make use of common waste treatment facility in the State?

56

Has GPCB fixed any time limit for clearance of cases?

28

Vapi and Ankleshwar are identified as "Critically Polluted Spots". What is being done to mitigate this situation?

57

Does GPCB entertain genuine grievances against the personnel functioning in GPCB?

29

What is GPCB doing to correct the situation of Golden Corridor?

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