The draft rules. namely the Environment (Protection) Amendment Rules, 2018 were published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, as required under sub-rule (3) of rule 5 of the Environment (Protection) Rules,1986, vide notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Environment. Forest and Climate Change vide number G.S.R.

HYDERABAD: Pollution levels in Hussainsagar have increased due to immersion of thousands of idols during the Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations, according to a report released on Saturday by the Telanga

The number of critically polluted stretches of the country's rivers has increased to 351 from 302 two years ago, and the number of critically polluted stretches has gone up to 45 from 34, according to this recent assessment released by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has also identified these three river stretches among the 15 most-polluted river stretches in the country.

The order came after the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) informed it that a number of sealed e-waste industries were operating illegally in densely populated residential areas

The following draft rules further to amend the Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986 which the Central Government proposes 10 issue in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 6 and 25 of the Environment

CPCB published the first guidelines on continuous online effluent quality monitoring in November, 2014 to facilitate industries in selection of right monitoring system for their matrix of effluent, its installation and data management. The experience gained with CEQMS over the last three years indicates enhanced compliance.

The Central Government makes the following rules further to amend the Environment (Protection) Rules. 1986. namely: These rules may be called the Environment (Protection) Amendment Rules, 2018.

NAVI MUMBAI: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday brought huge relief to people living along the Kasadi river and Panvel creek by ordering immediate closure of 350 polluting industries in

Up to Rs 1-cr fine on cards

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