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New policy soon on biofuels with Rs 1 lakh crore potential: Dharmendra Pradhan

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 8, 2018

The Minister also pointed out that OMCs are preparing to set up 12 advanced biofuel refineries in various states over the coming years. In a major move on sustainable development, the government...

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Submit action plan on landfill sites in 2 weeks: NGT to Delhi government

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 23, 2018

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi government and the civic bodies to submit within two weeks an action plan for identifying alternative landfill sites and setting up waste-to-...

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NGT wants action plan for waste disposal in Bareilly

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 9, 2018

Tribunal asks Bareilly municipal corporation to provide details
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Bareilly Nagar Nigam to identify and acquire land for setting up...

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Municipal Administration & Urban Development Minister proposes Japanese model of waste management for Telangana

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 24, 2017

Municipal Administration & Urban Development Minister K. Tarakarama Rao said that the effective Municipal Solid Waste management was the need of the hour with the growing urban population in...

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Ghaziabad municipal waste will be sent to Hapur energy plant

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 2, 2017

Over 200 tonnes of municipal solid waste will be transported daily by Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation (GMC) to the neighbouring Hapur district to be used in a waste-to-energy conversion plant....

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Pune Cantonment Board mulls fuel pellet plant at trenching ground

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 16, 2017

The Pune Cantonment Board (PCB) is eyeing a cheaper and better alternative to disposing waste. It involves conversion of municipal waste into "energy-rich" fuel pellets.

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Government wants ‘100 per cent waste segregation’, civic bodies across Maharashtra say will take time

By : sustainabilityo..., May 2, 2017

While the government has asked all urban local bodies to initiate programmes to achieve 100 per cent waste segregation at source from May 1, civic officials across the state say it would be a...

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Saligao waste plant in Goa produces 7,000kW daily

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 13, 2017

The state-of-the-art solid waste treatment plant at Saligao on Wednesday began supplying surplus power generated by it to the state electricity grid.

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CPCB issues draft norms to tackle odour from solid waste disposal sites

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 3, 2017

Recognizing the urgent need for abatement of odour from municipal solid waste (MSW) disposal facilities in urban India, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has proposed guidelines to...

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Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) to generate power from municipal waste

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 20, 2017

 Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL), India’s largest steel maker in public sector, will set up a processing plant for generating power from municipal solid waste generated in Bhilai township,...

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