Up to Rs 1-cr fine on cards

NEW DELHI: Despite staring at a huge gap between sanctioned and completed projects, the Union water resources minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday claimed that the result of Ganga cleaning works woul

The study also showed that the presence of faecal matter and solid waste that found its way into the river after holy dips.

It’s also a first in a major initiative that could be replicated across the region to monitor the rising pollution in its water bodies and put in place preventive measures.

Haridwar: The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) has initiated scrutiny of 2,700 industrial units in Haridwar to determine whether they are followin

BHOPAL: M P Pollution Control Board (MPPCB) is pushing for a real-time testing of air and water quality in the state.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ashwini Kumar & Others Vs. Central Pollution Control Board dated 04/12/2017 regarding discharge of untreated effluents from industries, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh. NGT was critical of the three reports submitted by the Joint Inspection Team saying it lacked "evidencery value and denies scientific reasoning" and cited that in two reports BOD at intlet is more than 5000 mg/l while in one report it is shown as 439 mg/l.

The usual chemical froth layer on the water of the Yamuna, there is now all kinds of biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste lying on the ghats

In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 6 and 25 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (29 of 1986), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986, namely:- These rules may be called the Environment (Protection) Amendment Rules, 2017.

CWC is monitoring water quality at 429 stations spread all over India covering major river basins. The water quality data collected by CWC from the year 2012-13 to 2016-17 was analysed to find out the organic pollution in the rivers of India at various places.

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