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LG Polymers India has absolute liability for gas leak, says NGT

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 4, 2020

South Korean company LG Polymers India has absolute liability for the loss of life and public health in the gas leak incident at its plant in Visakhapatnam, the NGT has said while directing that the interim penalty of Rs 50 crore would be spent on compensation to the victims...

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1,000 shifted amid Assam OIL well blowout

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 1, 2020

Around 1,000 people have been evacuated from the vicinity of an Oil India Limited (OIL)-operated well at Baghjan in Assam’s Tinsukia as natural gas and condensate matter continued to leak from it for the fourth day on Saturday following a blowout on Wednesday even as...

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Activists want no extension of clearance to Himachal hydro project

By : Sustainability ..., May 18, 2020

Close to 1,000 representatives of environmental action groups, locals and academics have asked the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change not to grant extension of clearance to the state-run Kashang hydropower project in geologically fragile Kinnaur in Himachal...

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Driving Sustainable Development Via ‘Green’ Windows

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 22, 2019

As the development dreams of emerging nations such as India hasten urbanisation, it inadvertently leaves a higher carbon trail, increasing global warming. Although development can’t be stopped,...

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Power Ministry to bring norms to promote green transmission cables

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 18, 2019

The Power Ministry is likely to issue soon new norms for bringing greener options of electricity transmission cables like aluminium to protect environment from ill-effects of lead-based...

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Tamil Nadu government takes certain plastics off ban list

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 6, 2018

 After announcing ban...

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Polymer ‘sponge’ can clean up oil spills

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 20, 2018

Scientists have developed a polymer sponge, using waste products from the petroleum and refining industries, that can quickly soak up crude oil from marine spills.


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