FUNCTIONS OF TNPCB
To plan a comprehensive programme for the prevention, control and abatement of water and air pollution.
To advise the State Government on environmental matters
To encourage, conduct and participate in investigations and research relating to problems
To collect and disseminate information
To inspect sewage and trade effluent treatment plants, industrial plants or manufacturingprocess,
To give directions to the units to take steps for the prevention, control or abatement of pollution.
To inspect air pollution control areas for the purpose of assessment of quality of air
To lay down, modify or annul effluent standards for water, air, noise, source andautomobile pollution
To evolve best economically viable treatment and disposal technologies for sewage andtrade effluents.
To collect and analysis of water, air and noise samples
To collaborate with Central Pollution Control Board in environmental related issues.
To perform such other functions as may be prescribed by the State Government or CentralPollution Control Board.