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Amid lockdown, India switches to BS-VI emission norms

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 2, 2020

Despite the lockdown, India on Wednesday officially moved to a regime of tighter emission norms for motorised two- and four-wheelers. At fuel stations, only the low-sulphur fuel that complies with Bharat Stage-VI emission norms will be sold; so will cars at stores, whose...

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India looking at cutting west coast refinery capacity as cost escalates to $60 bn

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 8, 2019

India is looking at cutting capacity at its biggest oil refinery to match lower fuel demand projections and contain costs which jumped to USD 60 billion due to meeting stringent environment...

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Centre issues notification for e-flow of Ganga

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 11, 2018

Union Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday issued a notification for the Environamental flows (e-flows) of Ganga with an aim to maintain the natural pattern of the river flow...

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Green norms violation: NGT imposes fine of Rs 50,000 each on Gujarat govt, Centre, Welspun

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 14, 2016

THE WESTERN zone bench of National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed Rs fine of 50,000 each on Central government, Welspun India Limited (WIL), Gujarat government and its four other departments...

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NGT asks Centre to clarify stand on 'illegal' distilleries

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 12, 2016

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Centre to clarify its stand on distilleries and sugar mills in Uttar Pradesh manufacturing, storing and transporting ethanol without obtaining...

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Expedite approvals for power projects in Andhra Pradesh

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 21, 2016


Chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao requested Union power minister Piyush Goyal to expedite approvals for 4,000 MW Yadadri and 1,080 MW Bhadradri thermal power projects....

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Indian companies not adhering to environment guidelines could be snubbed by global investors

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 27, 2016

In April 2016, pension funds managed by Reliance Infrastructure was part of the global strategy of Norges, the Norwegian...

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Environment ministry mulls hefty fine to ensure compliance of green rules

By : sustainabilityo..., May 24, 2016

The environment ministry has its work cut out for the next three years. The Prakash Javadekar-led ministry will now devote all its efforts to ensure compliance of the environmental laws. For...

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