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Indian activists oppose oil refinery project citing environmental concerns, as protests flare up

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 12, 2019

In March 2019, following large protests from farmers and environmental activists, the Indian government moved a planned $44 billion ‘green’ oil refinery project out of the ecologically sensitive...

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Hyderabad: Coming - Energy code for commercial buildings

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 20, 2017

In a bid to cut the loss of electricity, The GHMC will unveil an online system of mandatory Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC) for commercial buildings on Wednesday. With rapid increase in...

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Plastic ban: NGT seeks status report from Delhi Government

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 19, 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday sought a detailed compliance report by May 19 from the Delhi Government and state pollution control committee in connection with the usage of...

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India says future phases of solar mission will be WTO compliant

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 17, 2016

India has assured the World Trade Organisation (WTO) that future Indian solar programmes will comply with the multilateral body’s rules on the sourcing of local equipment. A government official...

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Subject Tags: Compliance , solar power , WTO

Credai NCR insisting on builders to adopt green building norms

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 23, 2016

In a bid to uphold the model building bye-laws of 2016, Credai NCR has started encouraging builders to include the best practices while designing their projects; especially the ones related to...

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Review of five environment laws ordered

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 3, 2014

Environment (Protection) Act, 1986; Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980; Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972; The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974; and The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 will be under the scanner.
A four-member high-...

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