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Cabinet approves agreement between India, Finland on environment protection

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 12, 2018

The government on Wednesday approved an agreement between India and Finland on cooperation in environment protection in both the countries.


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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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NGT orders FIR against 124 polluting industries in west UP

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 9, 2018

In a strong-worded order on Wednesday, the National Green Tribunal directed the state pollution control board to register an FIR against 124 industrial units...

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As NGT serves closure notice to 119 factories of West UP for causing water pollution, MSMEs ask for time & solution

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 1, 2018

As the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT’s) deadline to shut down as many as 119 industries in western Uttar Pradesh has arrived, the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are at distress....

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NGT slams Ganga Mission for failure to file compliance report

By : sustainabilityo..., May 16, 2018

The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday rapped the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) for not filing a compliance report on the steps taken by the Centre and the UP and Uttarakhand...

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List steps to control river pollution, High Court tells Maharashtra govt

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 25, 2018

The Bombay high court today asked the Maharashtra government to apprise it of the steps it proposes to take to curb pollution of rivers in the state. 


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Centre to set up a certification authority for calibration of pollution measuring instruments

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 13, 2018

Noting that the absence of standardised pollution-measuring instruments has sometimes led to inaccurate air and water pollution data, the Centre has decided to set up a certification authority...

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Identify and address sources of pollution in Yamuna: NGT

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 27, 2018

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi and Haryana governments to identify and address the sources of pollution in river Yamuna. A bench headed by Justice Jawad Rahim ordered Central...

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India, UK announce joint research projects spanning water pollution remediation, energy efficiency in buildings and biotechnology

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 2, 2017

India and the UK on Wednesday announced several new joint research projects spanning water pollution remediation, energy efficiency in buildings and biotechnology-led efforts to increase farm...

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Panel studies draft bill on Ganga pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 15, 2017

Stepping up its efforts to finalise details of the proposed law on Ganga, a government's expert panel on Tuesday deliberated on finer points of the draft National River ...

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