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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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Odisha government joint ventures with University of Chicago for research, knowledge and capacity building

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 5, 2017

Odisha government on Monday signed a statement of interest (SOI) with University of Chicago and its charitable trust in India to collaborate in fields of research, knowledge and capacity...

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40 illegal factories sealed in Loni, Ghaziabad

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 5, 2017

In a major crackdown on illegal factories operating in Loni, the district administration has sealed over 40 units operating without the consent of the regional pollution control board and other...

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Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board’s fillip to waste disposal: ₹25L for start-ups

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 4, 2017

Most of our cities generate a phenomenal amount of waste every day. Safely disposing and utilising such waste is a challenge every city faces. In order to deal with this, the Rajasthan State...

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Gurgaon construction sites to be monitored for dust pollution

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 4, 2017

Deputy commissioner of Gurgaon, Hardeep Singh, on Monday ordered the Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB) to inspect construction sites in the city and initiate action against those not...

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Nashik Municipal Corporation sets up cell to curb Godavari river pollution

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 3, 2017

The Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) has set up a special cell to check the rising pollution levels of river Godavari.

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Centre approves 20 projects worth Rs 1,900 crore under ‘Clean Ganga’ mission

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 16, 2017

As part of its ongoing 'Clean Ganga' mission, the Centre has approved 20 additional projects worth nearly Rs 1,900 crore for Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and Delhi....

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NGT asks Delhi government to shut hazardous industries in East Delhi

By : SustainabilityO..., Dec 26, 2016

Noting that functioning of industrial units in residential areas is harmful, the National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi government and the Delhi Pollution Control Committee to take...

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Thane Municipal Corporation starts installation of 200 dust pollution control machines in the city to purify air

By : SustainabilityO..., Dec 23, 2016

While cities like Delhi, Mumbai are already battling air pollution, the TMC has already started taking steps to minimize its impact. Starting from Wednesday, the TMC has started installation of...

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