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'Zero liquid discharge' to accomplish National Mission for Clean Ganga: Uma Bharti

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 19, 2017

Speaking on the mission of National Mission for Clean Ganga, Union Minister Uma Bharti on Tuesday asserted that Uttar Pradesh Government and the Centre decided to work on zero liquid discharge...

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700 million litres of waste dumped each day: CPCB

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 7, 2017

In the key stretch of Ganga, between Haridwar and Kanpur, 30 drains are directly discharging 701 million litres/day (MLD) of waste water in the Ganga, a recent report of the Central Pollution...

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Namami Gange project in a shambles, Narendra Modi intervenes

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 6, 2017

India's $3 billion plan to clean the holy Ganga river is badly behind schedule with large stretches contaminated by toxic waste and sewage, forcing Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene,...

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Shut units polluting Ganga: Uttarakhand High Court

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 31, 2017

Uttarakhand high court on Thursday ordered the Uttarakhand Environment Protection & Pollution Control Board (UEPPCB) to "close down all hotels, ashrams and industries which are polluting the...

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Government to crack the whip on 1,000 polluting industries along Ganga

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 21, 2017

The government has decided to crack the whip on 1,000 industrial units across five states along the Ganga that are continuing to empty untreated waste into the river.

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Ganga cleaning: NGT warns officials against passing the buck

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 9, 2017

The National Green Tribunal on Wednesday slapped a Rs 50,000 fine on a scientist from the Environment Ministry but withdrew it later, warning officials against passing the buck on matters...

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Centre clears Ganga cleaning projects worth Rs 1,050 crore for Patna

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 2, 2017

The Centre has awarded projects worth Rs 1,050 crore to different private companies for setting up sewage treatment infrastructure in Patna in next two to three years. The projects are part of...

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Ganga pollution: NGT mulls CBI inquiry

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 17, 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) is mulling a CBI inquiry to probe whether untreated sewage was being released in Ganga through 30 drains on the river's Haridwar-Unnao stretch....

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Ganga Clean Up: NGT Orders CBI Probe Against UP Jal Nigam

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 15, 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday directed the CBI to probe alleged irregularities in the cleaning up of river Ganga by the Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam.

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Monitor clean-up of Ganga, NGT told by Supreme Court

By : SustainabilityO..., Jan 25, 2017

After a frustrating three decades of monitoring government efforts to clean the Ganga, the Supreme Court decided on Tuesday to entrust the task to National Green Tribunal (NGT) even as...

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