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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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HC directs action on drains emptying untreated waste in Ganga

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 5, 2018

The High Court of Uttarakhand has directed that 65 drains emptying untreated waste in to the Ganga river should either be stopped or diverted. The court has also directed that the treatment of...

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Gadkari to set up task force for speedy implementation of Ganga cleaning projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 5, 2017

Union transport, highways and shipping minister Nitin Gadkari, who assumed additional charge of water resources ministry on Monday, announced that he would soon set up a task force for "speedy" implementation of all ongoing programmes including the Ganga rejuvenation projects...

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NGT demands to know of steps against Ganga pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 5, 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday asked the ministries of environment and power to apprise it about the steps taken by thermal power plants to avoid discharge of effluents and fly ash...

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Subject Tags: Ganga , NGT , pollution

Thermal power plants in Ganga basin under NGT radar

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 5, 2017

Thermal power plants discharging effluents in the Ganga basin have come under the radar of the National Green Tribunal which has sought a report on whether they have adequate measures in place...

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Meerut distilleries near Ganga get NGT warning for pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 9, 2017

The National Green Tribunal has asked distilleries in Meerut not to discharge effluents in nearby drains joining river Kali East and strictly comply with environmental norms. A bench headed by...

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NGT directs Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board to close industries running without consent

By : sustainabilityo..., May 10, 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday directed the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) to shut down all the industries running in residential areas without any consent....

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Stop excessive water extraction from Ganga floodplains: NGT

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 21, 2017

Excessive extraction of water between Haridwar and Unnao in Ganga floodplains is a serious issue and should be immediately stopped, the National Green Tribunal said on Thursday. A bench headed...

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10 MLD waste released in Ganga daily in Mirzapur, NGT told

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 3, 2016

Almost 10 million litres of untreated waste water is being directly pumped into Ganga every day only in Mirzapur from five big drains, the National Green Tribunal has been informed....

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Ganga water has heavy metal, pesticide traces: CPCB

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 16, 2016

Water quality of river Ganga shows the presence of bacterial contamination besides traces of pollutants like heavy metals and pesticides, says the apex pollution monitoring body CPCB. ...

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