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October , 2015
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Municipal commissioners to face action for not taking measures to handle sewage and garbage in cities

Source: The Times of India, Date: October , 2015

Taking note of its internal report that shows severe negligence on part of municipal bodies in managing solid waste, the central pollution watchdog has issued statutory notices to civic authorities of 184 cities\towns across the country asking them to pull up their socks or face action. Besides, the environment ministry has decided to depute 20 joint secretary-level officers to undertake assessment and periodical review of all 43 Critically Polluted Areas (CPAs) - mainly the industrial clusters - across the country to see whether the central action plan is being properly implemented there or not to minimize the impact of pollution based on acceptable standard.

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