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Panel studies draft bill on Ganga pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 15, 2017

Stepping up its efforts to finalise details of the proposed law on Ganga, a government's expert panel on Tuesday deliberated on finer points of the draft National River ...

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IARI developing water treatment plant that uses agricultural waste

By : sustainabilityo..., May 31, 2017

The Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), along with four universities from India and Canada, are working to develop a cost-effective water treatment plant that uses agriculture waste...

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Restore and clean water bodies expeditiously: NGT directs Delhi govt, civic bodies

By : sustainabilityo..., May 22, 2017

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi government and the civic bodies to restore expeditiously all water bodies in the city and ensure that these remain clean not become a waste-...

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Subject Tags: NGT , water pollution

NGT asks for report on waste water reaching the Yamuna

By : sustainabilityo..., May 2, 2017

The National Green Tribunal on Monday asked for an analytical report on effluent samples of sewage treatment plants (STPs) at Delhi Gate and Okhla to monitor cleaning of waste water reaching the...

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Uma Bharati reaches out to NGT over Mission Ganga

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 26, 2017

With the National Green Tribunal slamming the Centre every few days over the poor progress on Ganga clean-up, the Uma Bharati led National Mission on Clean Ganga (NMCG) is learnt to be making a...

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Stop effluent flow into Bellandur Lake: NGT

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 13, 2017

Coming to the rescue of the ailing and extremely polluted Bellandur Lake, National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday not only slammed the state government but also said that restraining...

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Subject Tags: NGT , water pollution

Namami Gange project in a shambles, Narendra Modi intervenes

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 6, 2017

India's $3 billion plan to clean the holy Ganga river is badly behind schedule with large stretches contaminated by toxic waste and sewage, forcing Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene,...

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State Pollution Control Board of Himachal Pradesh to monitor 27 more sites

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 30, 2017

In a bid to check the water quality, the State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) has enhanced its monitoring locations from the earlier 104 sites across the state to 131.

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Government to crack the whip on 1,000 polluting industries along Ganga

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 21, 2017

The government has decided to crack the whip on 1,000 industrial units across five states along the Ganga that are continuing to empty untreated waste into the river.

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Zero waste discharge options needed in Cochin

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 9, 2017

The BOD (biochemical oxygen demand) levels is high in Irumpanam, Kadambrayar and Eloor section in the industrial area of the city, according to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). "It...

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