Raising objections against Punjab Government’s eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) proposal around Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary, the UT Administration has requested the MoEF to not accept the 100 metre ESZ radiu

Bangladesh will receive a grant of $15,16,275 from two international agencies for environmentally safe recycling of ships.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Nagender Deswal Vs. Chief Secretary & Ors. dated 04/03/2014 regarding the business of dealing with old and unusable vehicles, railway materials and other such machinery has the authorization for carrying on such activities in Delhi.

After visiting the spot, the Dhaka Tribune found that the local people are happy with the eviction

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sh. S.C. Jain Vs. Govt of NCT of Delhi & Ors.dated 24/01/2014 regarding persons carrying on a business of dealing with old and unusable vehicles, railway materials and other such machinery are dealing with the dismantling of the same.

A day after Dombivli received “green rain”, environmentalists said the incident points to a larger pollution problem in the Mumbai metropolitan region and other areas in the state.

“The deposition of green water in and around MIDC area of Dombivli seems to be a case of pollution manifesting itself. Pollutants in the air may have reacted with rainwater; thus reducing air pollution, but adding to water and soil pollution,” said environmental consultant Laxmikant Deshpande.

Heeding to states' plea for simplification of green clearance process, the Union environment and forests ministry has come out with detailed guidelines giving more powers to states by exempting cer

The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) does not give permit for hazardous industries in areas that have high population density, said KSPCB Chairman Vaman Acharya.

The Central government in its notification on eco-sensitive zones, also known as buffer zones, around wildlife sanctuaries has asked the state government to prepare zonal master plans in consultati

The Lahore Development Authority (LDA) and Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) have begun working on a feasibility study for the construction of waste water treatment plants on the Ravi river at two sites at an amount of Rs 486 million.
Read more in this October 2013 edition of the Monthly Pakistan State of the Environment Report published by the South Asia Environment Portal. Read and Share.

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