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Projects for essential amenities can go ahead in Taj Trapezium Zone: NGT

By : Chetanya Mehra, Aug 13, 2020

The National Green Tribunal has clarified that environmental clearance can be granted to projects within Agra''s Taj Trapezium Zone for securing the basic amenities for residents such as...

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Tirupur may get power from sludge with aid from Gates Foundation

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 16, 2018

If everything goes well, the city would in the near future generate electricity from faecal sludge. According to sources, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has approached the Tirupur Corporation...

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NTPC Mouda asked to use treated sewage water instead of Gosikhurd dam water

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 10, 2017

The Maharashtra state government has decided not to provide raw water from Gosikhurd dam to NTPC’s 2,320MW power plant at Mouda. The government has asked NTPC to use treated sewage water instead...

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Hungry bacteria can help extract energy from sewage

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 28, 2016

Domestic sewage containing organic wastes, mainly from toilets and kitchens, may prove to be a source of energy that can be harvested by using hungry bacteria, scientists say....

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New research to turn municipal sewage into biofuel

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 4, 2016

It may sound like science fiction, but wastewater treatment plants may one day turn ordinary sewage into biocrude oil, thanks to new research at the US Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest...

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Green Court Forms Panel To Check Sewage Joining Ganga Through Drains

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 20, 2016

The Ganga rejuvenation project, which is of national importance, is being carried out by officials "who do not know" how many drains are polluting the river, the National Green Tribunal lamented...

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