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Nine organisations join ZDHC Roadmap to Zero Programme

By : editor_2, Jul 5, 2018

Nine organisations have joined the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Roadmap to Zero Programme, a coalition of over 100 contributors, working on the implementation of safer chemistry...

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‘Illegal dyeing units polluting Pitchaikkaran canal, Cauvery’

By : editor_2, Jul 5, 2018

Residents of Senathipathipalayam, Rangampalayam and Kasipalayam on Wednesday alleged that illegal dyeing units in their area had been polluting Pitchaikkaranpallam canal by discharging untreated...

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Pollution in Bandi river: NGT seeks report from Divisional Commissioner

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 19, 2018

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today directed the divisional commissioner, Jodhpur, to submit a report on the steps taken by the administration to control the pollution caused in the Bandi...

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NGT warns of action against Kanpur tanneries over effluent treatment plants issue

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 8, 2018

The National Green Tribunal has rapped the tanneries located in and around Kanpur over the delay in setting up of common effluent treatment plants (CETP) and directed them to contribute 25 per...

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By 2022, India vows to stop single-use plastics

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 6, 2018

 India on the occasion of the World Environment Day on Tuesday pledged to eliminate all single-use plastics (items like carry bags, straws and water bottles among others) from the country by...

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IIT Scientists Develop Novel Nano-Composite That Can Clean Polluted Air

By : editor_2, May 29, 2018

Carbon monoxide is a major air pollutant posing threat to human health. A team of scientists led by researcher at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar have developed a...

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CPCB extends deadline for installation of online pollution tracking devices in Delhi-NCR

By : editor_2, May 21, 2018

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has pushed back its deadline for red-category air polluting industries in Delhi-NCR districts to instal online pollution tracking devices to June 30,...

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Web-based mapping to identify polluters

By : sustainabilityo..., May 9, 2018

The pollution control board (PCB) has launched a first-of-its-kind web-based mapping for a waterbody and network of sewers, manholes and drains as part of sanitation survey being undertaken for...

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PM2.5 in Mumbai in 2017 was six times the safe limit: SAFAR study

By : sustainabilityo..., May 7, 2018

The level of particulate matter (PM) 2.5 – a pollutant that can enter the lungs and cause health ailments – in the city in 2017 was 60µg/m3, six times the World Health Organization’s (WHO)...

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Subject Tags: air pollutants , pollution

New procedure to reduce pollution from coal-fired power plants

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 23, 2018

Coal, as a source of energy, is firmly out of favour now due to climate change considerations. Most countries, including India, have plans to phase out coal over the next few decades. India, in...

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