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Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) to take over all effluent treatment plants in Maharashtra to curb pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 27, 2017

In a policy decision that protects the environment and hopes to improve water quality, the state government has decided to take control of all effluent treatment plants in Maharashtra....

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NGT issues suo motu notices over Bellandur lake fire in Bengaluru

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 22, 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has suo motu issued notices to all the agencies involved in the upkeep of the heavily polluted Bellandur lake following the most recent outbreak of fire. The...

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Subject Tags: NGT , water pollution

Eco-friendly waste water treatment plant ready at Mathura district

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 17, 2017

A unique eco-friendly waste water treatment plant, with a capacity of 75,000 litres, is almost complete at the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Dham in the town of Farah in Mathura district....

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Monitor clean-up of Ganga, NGT told by Supreme Court

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 25, 2017

After a frustrating three decades of monitoring government efforts to clean the Ganga, the Supreme Court decided on Tuesday to entrust the task to National Green Tribunal (NGT) even as...

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Kochi: Waste plant to be set up without impact study

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 5, 2017

The corporation is planning to set up the Brahmapuram waste-to-energy plant without conducting an independent environmental impact study (EIA). The revised detailed project report (DPR) states...

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Multiple Authorities, No Monitoring Failed Ganga Cleaning: IITs to NGT

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 2, 2016

Multiplicity of authorities, lack of assistance from state governments and dearth of monitoring has led to the failure of cleaning Ganga, a consortium of seven IITs told the National Green...

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Godavari river reeking of heavy pollution : Report

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 1, 2016

The mighty Godavari River reeling under severe industrial pollution is ringing alarm bells. Environmentalists have expressed concern over the grave threat posed by industrial pollution to the...

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Green guards move NGT for order execution

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 28, 2016

Environmentalists Rajesh Pandit and Lalita Shinde have moved the National Green Tribunal (NGT) for execution of its judgment dated October 17, 2015 on the pollution of Godavari inTrimbakeshwar...

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Green Court Forms Panel To Check Sewage Joining Ganga Through Drains

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 20, 2016

The Ganga rejuvenation project, which is of national importance, is being carried out by officials "who do not know" how many drains are polluting the river, the National Green Tribunal lamented...

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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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