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Chhattisgarh: Ministers meet over water pollution due to Bailadila mines

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 15, 2016

Chhattisgarh state minister for education and tribal affairs Kedar Kashyap met with Union Steel Minister Birendra Singh on Friday in an attempt to thrash out a resolution for the water of rivers...

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Subject Tags: water pollution , wildlife

No action on NGT plan for Yamuna

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 10, 2016

More than a year after the National Green Tribunal (NGT) came up with a solution to Yamuna's pollution problem, agencies are yet to implement it.


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Subject Tags: NGT , STP , water pollution

Handling of toxic waste: NGT seeks details from states

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 8, 2016

With the issue of toxic waste being released from industries becoming a major environmental issue, the National Green Tribunal has directed various state governments including the national...

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Civic body to file report on Rankala pollution today

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 3, 2016

The municipal corporation will on Tuesday file a compliance report before the National Green Tribunal (NGT) over the Rankala lake pollution issue.

The tribunal is hearing a...

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Subject Tags: NGT , water pollution

State, neighbours step up efforts to curb pollution in Ghaggar

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 8, 2016

To contain pollution in the Ghaggar river, pollution control boards of Haryana, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh have increased the number of joint sampling points (JSP) from 18 to 21....

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Polluted stretches found in 8 Goa rivers

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 10, 2016

The Central pollution control board (CPCB) has asked the Goa state pollution control board (GSPCB) to submit a detailed action plan for restoration of water quality in the polluted stretches of...

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Punjab river water unfit for drinking

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 6, 2016

A recent report from the Punjab Pollution Control Board claims that the water of the four rivers in the state has become so polluted that it is unfit for drinking. 


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Subject Tags: water , water pollution

Ganga To Be Among World's Cleanest Rivers In 2 Years, Promises Uma Bharti

By : sustainabilityo..., May 30, 2016

Union water minister Uma Bharti has promised that Ganga will be among the world's 10 cleanest rivers by 2018. The Narendra Modi government, she said, has allocated Rs. 20,000 crore to meet the...

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