Water quality of river Yamuna in Delhi - Report submitted to National Green Tribunal in compliance with the directions in the matter of Manoj Mishra Vs Union of India & Others.

BHUBANESWAR: Many small and micro industries in the city are contributing to water pollution, taking advantage of them being counted as green category industries.

Officials fail to give information; ask media to invoke Right to Info Act.

In many developing countries, environmental quality remains low and policies to improve it have been inconsistently effective. This paper conducts a case study of environmental policy, focusing on an unprecedented ruling by the Supreme Court of India, which targeted industrial pollution in the Ganga River.

INDORE: Ground water quality of Palda is worst among the 10 samples collected by regional pollution board last month.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Polluted River Stretches, 09/08/2016. As per the report published by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in February 2015, 302 polluted river stretches have been identified on 275 rivers in the country based on Bio-chemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) levels, a key indicator of organic pollution. The State-wise details are at Annexure-I. The details of funds released to various State Governments for implementation of pollution abatement schemes during the last three years under the NRCP/NGRBA, State-wise are at Annexure-II.

The water quality of rivers is an issue of serious concern today. Rivers are heavily impacted due to their use for carrying off the industrial, municipal, agricultural and domestic effluents.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Ganga River Cleaning Projects, 04/08/2016. As on 30th June 2016, 97 projects have been sanctioned under Namami Gange programme in 53 towns at an estimated project cost of Rs. 8588.21 Crores.

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Question raised in Lok Sabha on Pollution in Yamuna, 21/07/2016. The water quality of river Yamuna is monitored from origin to confluence with River Ganga at Allahabad. The assessment of water quality data indicates that River Yamuna is not meeting the water quality criteria downstream of confluence with drains in Delhi and in downstream reaches along towns situated on the bank of the river. The organic pollution load measured as Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) ranges between 1 mg/l to 97 mg/l against the water quality criteria as