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Government may miss December 2020 deadline to clean Ganga river, says parliamentary panel

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 11, 2017

A parliamentary panel on Thursday expressed apprehension that due to slow pace of work, the government may miss the deadline of making river Ganga clean by 2020.

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Govt approves 10 Namami Gange projects worth Rs 2,033 cr

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 11, 2017

The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has approved 10 projects in Bihar, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh worth about Rs 2,033 crore, the Centre said today.

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Over 680 textile mills closed as on June 2017: Government

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 11, 2017

As many as 682 textile mills were closed as on June end this year and 232 of them were in Tamil Nadu, the government said today.      

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Speed up work to clean Yamuna: NGT

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 9, 2017

Disappointed with the delay in implementing 'Mailey se Nirmal Yamuna Revitalization Project', National Green Tribunal (NGT) warned on Tuesday that there should be no interference or undue delay...

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Exposure to chemicals used in jeans dyeing units can affect human health, says government

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 9, 2017

The government on Tuesday told the Lok Sabha that the exposure to chemicals used in textile dyeing units can affect human health and the civic authorities would take action against any such...

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Odisha State Pollution Control Board slaps closure notice on 16 industries

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 3, 2017

The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) on Tuesday slapped closure notices on 16 small industries in Puri and Bhubaneswar for their failure to check water pollution. The move follows a...

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Pimpri Chinchwad Small Industries Association demand waste plant, drainage lines

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 3, 2017

The Pimpri Chinchwad Small Industries Association has urged the Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) to look into several issues in the industrial area, including construction of a...

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NGT slams Delhi government over use of plastic

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 1, 2017

The National Green Tribunal has slammed the Delhi government over indiscriminate and rampant use of plastic in the national capital despite its prohibition.

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NGT demands to know of steps against Ganga pollution

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 5, 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday asked the ministries of environment and power to apprise it about the steps taken by thermal power plants to avoid discharge of effluents and fly ash...

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Subject Tags: Ganga , NGT , pollution

Thermal power plants in Ganga basin under NGT radar

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 5, 2017

Thermal power plants discharging effluents in the Ganga basin have come under the radar of the National Green Tribunal which has sought a report on whether they have adequate measures in place...

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