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IT to bring transparency in pollution control efforts: Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 28, 2017

There is a need to clear the "pollution of corruption" in addition to addressing air and water pollution, Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said today as he stressed the need for using...

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Industry closure: notice to govt, Karnataka State Pollution Control Board

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 28, 2017

The High Court of Karnataka on Tuesday ordered notices to the state government and the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) in a petition filed by Shahi Exports Private Limited...

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295 thermal power plants get more time to meet emission norms

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 12, 2017

As many as 295 coal-based power plants have got more time of two to four years to meet strict new environment norms which were to be implemented by December 2017.

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Meerut distilleries near Ganga get NGT warning for pollution

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 9, 2017

The National Green Tribunal has asked distilleries in Meerut not to discharge effluents in nearby drains joining river Kali East and strictly comply with environmental norms. A bench headed by...

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Maharashtra starts industry rating to check emissions

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 6, 2017

In a first in India, industries in Maharashtra will be on regular monitoring of particulate matter and other air pollutants and they will get government rating based on their emission levels....

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Tamil Nadu: NGT cracks whip on Ennore plant fly ash pollution

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 2, 2017

The southern bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) to start criminal prosecution against the officer in-charge of Tamil Nadu...

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NGT issues notice to Yogi Govt. over groundwater contamination

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 1, 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday has issued notice to Uttar Pradesh pollution control board and District Magistrate of Sambhal, on a plea citing concern over drinking water of...

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Subject Tags: groundwater , NGT , pollution

Foam spilling out on Bengaluru roads, NGT raps Karnataka government

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 1, 2017

The National Green Tribunal on Wednesday took Karnataka government and its civic authorities to task over foam spilling over into the streets in Bengaluru near the Varthur lake, causing massive...

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Varthur Lake: After heavy rain, chemical 'snowfall' in Bengaluru

By : SustainabilityO..., May 30, 2017

Pre-monsoon showers provided much-needed respite to Bengalureans in what was a harsh summer. However, rain has only added to the problems of those living in the vicinity of the city's lakes. The...

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Government classifies microbeads as 'unsafe' for cosmetic products

By : SustainabilityO..., May 29, 2017

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has classified microbeads as "unsafe" for use in cosmetic products, the government has informed the National Green Tribunal.

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