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Panel formed to find solution for Phalguni pollution in Mangaluru City

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 1, 2018

The district administration has set up a committee to study and find a solution to the pollution of the Phalguni, according to Mohammad Nazir, Commissioner, Mangaluru City Corporation....

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EU summons France, Germany, UK to ‘final chance’ pollution talks

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 31, 2018

The EU summoned ministers from France, Germany, Britain and six other polluting member states for a “final chance” today to comply with air quality standards.

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Environment ministry adopts new plan to rejuvenate rivers

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 25, 2018

The environment ministry on Wednesday announced a new strategy for conservation and rejuvenation of major river water systems, stating that focus will now be on the entire river basin compared...

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NGT: Deny clearance to thermal plants till they comply with standards

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 18, 2018

The National Green Tribunal on Wednesday directed the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) and state environment impact assessment authorities to “not grant any new environment clearances...

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Arvind Kejriwal hopes Delhi, Fukuoka pact will help combat pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 17, 2018

The Delhi government and the Fukuoka Prefectural Government (FPG) signed a Friendship Agreement Tuesday, with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal noting that it will allow the capital to “harness”...

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55 of 77 coal plants in Maharashtra flouting pollution norms

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 11, 2018

Coal-fired power plants in the state will continue to be a major source of pollution, as 55 of 77 units in the state have failed to takes steps to curb toxic emissions from sulphur dioxide (SO2...

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California Legislation Proposes Ban On Gas Cars By 2040

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 5, 2018

Assemblyman Phil Ting, who represents the city of San Francisco in the California legislature, has filed a bill that would allow only zero-emissions cars to be sold in the Golden State beginning...

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CAG slams Modi's slow Ganges clean-up

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 2, 2018

India has spent less than a quarter of the funds available for a programme to clean up the Ganges river over the last two years, a federal audit has found, citing lapses in planning and...

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CPCB likely to go for new devices to study Delhi air quality, says official

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 28, 2017

A top Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) scientist on Monday said that the agency may consider using advanced LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) devices to vertically monitor the air...

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Particulate matter in Bengaluru air much higher than permissible limits

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 28, 2017

If the findings by the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) is any indication, there's much to worry about the quality of air in Bengaluru.

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