PANJIM: Within a fortnight the State capital will have its own system to treat garbage and will not have to depend on the Saligao Waste Treatment Plant to treat its wet waste.

PONDA: The authorities looking into the water crisis at OPA dam are now pinning all their hopes on the expected rainfall this monsoon season as they have run out of all other emergency measures.

SALIGAO/CALANGUTE: Reeling under the growing menace of plastic waste, Aldona, Nachinola, Moira, Colvale, Camurlim and Calangute on Sunday resolved to ban the use of plastics, especially plastic bag

Panaji: Two years after former CM Manohar Parrikar laid out a roadmap to make Goa garbage-free by 2020, his successor Pramod Sawant pushed that target back by at least four years.

Valpoi: An eight-hour-long protest staged by over 200 villagers of Sattari taluka on Tuesday to legitimise their encroachment in the Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary took an ugly turn by evening after the

BICHOLIM: The Bicholim Municipal Council (BMC) and the Health Department have issued around 175 notices to the people for polluting the Bicholim River and have stated that if precautionary measures

SALIGAO: The biomedical waste management cell of Indian Medical Association (IMA) Goa had a detailed meeting on the issue of biomedical waste and authorisation/consent to operate under the ‘Biomedi

CANACONA: Even a year after National Green Tribunal (NGT) directed PVC pipe manufacturers to print a warning about the presence of harmful chemicals, including lead, in the pipes, evniornmentalist

CANACONA: River Rejuvenation Committee constituted by the order of the National Green Tribunal has proposed the implementation and execution of the action plan to rejuvenate the polluted stretches

The five-decade-old mining industry in the coastal state came to a standstill in March last year, after the Supreme Court quashed the second renewal of 88 iron ore mining leases.

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