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Telangana Pollution Control Board cracks down, shuts four polluting industries

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 22, 2018

Taking a tough stand, the Telangana Pollution Control Board (TPCB) closed four industries on the outskirts of the city for violating pollution norms. It issued the closure orders after a task...

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Red-category industries told to track emissions

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 28, 2018

The Central Pollution Control Board has issued directions to pollution control boards in NCR states to get all “red” category industries to install online stack continuous emissions monitoring...

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Clean Ganga Mission approves ₹4,000 crore worth projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 23, 2018

The National Mission for Clean (NMCG) Ganga has given green signal to projects worth ₹4,000 crore, including a 20 million litre per day (MLD) common effluent treatment plant (CETP) at Jajmau...

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Panel formed to find solution for Phalguni pollution in Mangaluru City

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 1, 2018

The district administration has set up a committee to study and find a solution to the pollution of the Phalguni, according to Mohammad Nazir, Commissioner, Mangaluru City Corporation....

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Environment ministry adopts new plan to rejuvenate rivers

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 25, 2018

The environment ministry on Wednesday announced a new strategy for conservation and rejuvenation of major river water systems, stating that focus will now be on the entire river basin compared...

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Arvind Kejriwal hopes Delhi, Fukuoka pact will help combat pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 17, 2018

The Delhi government and the Fukuoka Prefectural Government (FPG) signed a Friendship Agreement Tuesday, with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal noting that it will allow the capital to “harness”...

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NGT directs Delhi Jal Board to submit info on Phase-II of Yamuna cleaning

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 13, 2017

The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday directed the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to state the total number of drains falling in the second phase of the Yamuna cleaning project and quality of waste...

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Haryana to give Rs 61 cr subsidy for optimum utilisation of crop residue to reduce pollution in the state

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 28, 2017

Haryana government would give subsidy of Rs 61 crore for the optimum utilisation of crop residue up to December 2017 to reduce pollution in the state.


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Industrial zones under scanner for pollution in Greater Cochin area

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 27, 2017

In an attempt to ensure that Kochi does not go the Delhi way in terms of air pollution, Kerala state pollution control board (KSPCB) will monitor and record the entire pollution parameters in...

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Delhi air pollution: Centre to set up pollution task force

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 24, 2017

The Centre will soon set up an inter-ministerial task force, headed by the Prime Minister's principal secretary, Nripendra Mishra, to look into the issue of Delhi's air pollution and find ways...

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