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Pollution forces Chennai refinery to shut unit

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 27, 2018

The Central Pollution Control Board has forced a petrochemicals company to shut down one of its two plants in Manali here on Tuesday. The board had served the company a showcase notice on...

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Niti Aayog sets stiff targets to curb air pollution, pitches for stringent civil penalties

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 21, 2018

The central government’s think-tank, Niti Aayog, in its strategy paper ‘New India at 75’, has set ambitious targets to curb air pollution and recommended introduction of “stringent civil...

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Central Pollution Control Board directs enforcement authorities to address pollution-related complaints within 24 hours

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 18, 2018

The Central Pollution Control Board has sent notices to various enforcement authorities, directing them to address complaints on pollution-related activities within 24 hours of their receipt and...

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India could gain $8 trillion with climate battle: Special WHO report

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 6, 2018

India can get massive health benefits worth $3- $8 trillion by making efforts to limit global warming to 1.5°C by the end this century, says a special report by the World Health Organisation (...

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NGT slaps Rs 5-cr fine on govt for ‘failing to combat’ air pollution in Kolkata, Howrah

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 29, 2018

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) Tuesday fined the state government Rs 5 crore for failing to comply with its two-year-old directive to combat air pollution in Kolkata and Howrah....

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Punjab State Power Corporation Limited to set up 65 MW paddy straw power plant in Bathinda

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 23, 2018

The Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) is going to set up a 60-65 MW paddy straw-based power plant at the cost of Rs 150 crore. PSPCL’s board of directors (BoD) in a meeting on...

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UP pollution board issues notices to 300 institutes for violation of waste management rules

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 14, 2018

The Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) has issued notices to over 300 institutions— including schools, hospitals, hotels private colonies, government bodies and other commercial units...

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CBG plants will be established in three districts in Haryana

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 12, 2018

Haryana Chief Secretary DS Dhesi on Sunday said that crop residue based Compressed Bio Gas (CBG) plants would be established in three districts of the State namely Kurukshetra, Kaithal and Jind...

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Farm fires contribute 33% to Delhi’s PM 2.5

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 8, 2018

If you were wondering why the pollution situation had again become grim after two days of relative calm, here’s part of your answer: a change in wind direction has resulted in the capital...

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Graphite India To Pay Rs. 50 Lakh Compensation For Pollution In Bengaluru

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 31, 2018

Graphite India Ltd (GIL) told the Supreme Court today that it would pay Rs. 50 lakh to the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) under the 'polluter pays principle' for its Bengaluru...

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