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NGT notice to states, UTs for violating plastic waste management rules

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 28, 2017

A National Green Tribunal (NGT) bench, headed by chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar, issued on Thursday notices to all state governments and Union territories on CPCB's application that plastic...

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Centre argues against diesel car order again

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 27, 2017

The Centre once again argued against phasing out more than 10-year-old diesel vehicles in National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday. NGT then asked the government to suggest a solution....

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Pollution cuts solar yield by 25%

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 26, 2017

India is making a big push for solar energy, with power capacity expected to double this year. But some of the gains, especially in north India, could be offset by a growing problem: air...

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Supreme Court asks NGT to monitor work to clean the Yamuna

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 25, 2017

After monitoring government efforts to clean the Yamuna for over two decades, the Supreme Court decided on Monday to entrust the task to National Green Tribunal (NGT) to clean the river which...

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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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Telangana identifies 17 places in Hyderabad to move polluting units

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 19, 2017

Telangana IT and Industries Minister K T Rama Rao on Tuesday held review meeting with the officials of State Pollution Control Board and representatives of industries in and around the capital...

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Subject Tags: industry news , pollution

NGT to resume hearing on Ganga pollution, Kanpur tanneries issue

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 18, 2017

On Monday, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) will resume its hearing on the Kanpur tanneries issue, as part of the Ganga pollution case, for the first time since the Yogi Adityanath-led...

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Environment ministry seeks suggestions on global meets on hazardous waste, pollutants

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 12, 2017

The environment ministry has sought comments and suggestions from stakeholders on three important international meetings that start in less than a fortnight where subjects like transboundary...

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Maharashtra Pollution Control Board to serve closure notices to 12 MSMEs in Nashik; industry approaching board for treatment plant

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 7, 2017

Maharashtra Pollution Control Board is to issue closure notices to 12 MSMEs at Tigrania Road near Swaminarayan Bridge in Nashik.  

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Take action against polluting units in Ghaziabad: NGT to UPPCB

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 7, 2017

The National Green Tribunal has directed UP Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) to initiate action against polluting industries in Ghaziabad and adjoining areas after a plea alleged that toxic...

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Subject Tags: industry news , NGT , pollution