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Issue 76
March , 2017
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Image for bulleted text  E-Waste Workshop in Bengaluru

State Pollution Control Boards have a key role in the implementation of E-waste Rules 2016 and will be principle agency ...More

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Image for bulleted text REPORT / INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Image for bulleted text  Must assess pollution impact: Centre to all ministries

The union environment ministry recently expressed doubts about international reports that link air pollution with mortal ...More

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Image for bulleted text  New Pollution Detection Tech Highlights Toxic Risks in Southern California Air

As the reports began landing on Wayne Nastri’s desk last fall showing alarmingly high levels of cancer-causing pollution ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Gunma-based firm takes the lead with innovative industrial waste recycling

Around 1,500 people visit an industrial waste treatment facility in central Japan each year to see up close how the oper ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Health warning over 'toxic' herbal tea after two people fall critically ill

Two people have become critically ill after drinking toxic herbal tea from the same Chinatown herbalist in San Francisco ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Australian e-waste ending up in toxic African dump, torn apart by children

At Agbogbloshie dump, in Ghana's capital, Accra, children tear apart e-waste from Western nations with their hands, and ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Soon, one can monitor real-time pollution data from Ganga

To monitor pollution in the Ganga on a real time basis, the Centr ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Delhi Budget could have done more to fight pollution, say experts

Despite severe air pollution levels in recent years, the Delhi bu ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Fishing out' radioactive elements from nuclear waste

According to a recent study arsenic molecules might be used to fi ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Dumping plastic to invite fine in Malayattoor

The District Collector has banned the use and dumping of plastic ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Mumbai school dumps old ways, recycles 3,000-kg waste

An international school in Mumbai is doing its part to help the c ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Crop burning : NGT seeks action plan from five State

The National Green Tribunal, which has fixed fines for farmers fo ...More

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Image for bulleted text  DPCC nod to reopen Badarpur plant

Decks have been cleared for the reopening of the Badarpur thermal ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Industries get 6 months for retrospective green nod

In what could cheer a vast swathe of industries, the Union Enviro ...More

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Image for bulleted text  EPCA drafts mega plan to fight Delhi's air pollution

The Delhi-NCR belt, a pollution hotspot, needs a drastic reductio ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Ganga, Yamuna given 'living human' status in landmark ruling by Uttarakhand High Court

In a landmark judgement, the Uttarakhand High Court on Monday acc ...More

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Image for bulleted text  5 tonnes of banned plastic bags seized

After a lull of six months, the civic body has again begun to cra ...More

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Image for bulleted text  2 companies set to generate 25MW each from waste

The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has sent a proposal to the st ...More

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Image for bulleted text  NGT asks Odisha to restore forest area being used by KIIT students

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Odisha government to ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Gurgaon residents move NGT over encroachment of Badshahpur drain

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) this week will hear a plea over ...More

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Image for bulleted text  With no solution in sight for garbage problem, Gurugram residents to seek CM's

Even though the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) rolled ou ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Indian Oil company's CSR gets a Himalayan flavor

Globally, oil companies are known to prefer baking the earth for ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Poison in ayurvedic drugs

Many believe that "herbal" is synonymous with "safe," but it turn ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Pollution control board to monitor 27 more sites

In a bid to check the water quality, the State Pollution Control ...More

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Image for bulleted text  SC bans sale and registration of BS-III type vehicles from April 1

The Supreme Court on Wednesday gave weightage to health concerns ...More

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Image for bulleted text  LG unveils ‘most detailed’ plan to clean Yamuna

Yamuna River Project, unveiled on Wednesday, will use sustainable ...More

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Image for bulleted text  NGT asks oil companies to stop plying BS-I, BS-II vehicles in NCR

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday directed public sec ...More

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