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By 2050, our oceans will be holding more litter than fish and an estimated 99 per cent of all seabirds will have ingested plastic. Are countries serious about tackling the plastic menace? How far have they succeeded?

Chandigarh: The incinerator at the PGIMER had long outlived its lifespan of 10 years. The 19-year-old incinerator therefore keeps conking out thereby piling up the biomedical waste.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rajiv Narayan & Anr. Vs. Union of India & Others dated 13/09/2017 regarding units generating hazardous waste in India. Counsels appearing for the State of Uttar Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh State Pollution Control Board and other State Pollution Control Boards pray for time to seek instructions to give the exact number of units generating hazardous waste, which is being generated by any activity whatsoever i.e.

The Bench Marks Foundation has warned that local government authorities that are allowing housing to be built within 500 metres of tailings dams and other mine waste sites are courting disaster.

TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo Electric Power Co Holdings said on Thursday it has been hit with another lawsuit filed in a U.S.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Bharti Infratel Ltd. Vs Madhya Pradesh State Pollution Control Board & Others dated 24/08/2017 on whether cellular service providers using generator sets along with towers come under "industrial plant".

China is taking steps to standardise its solid waste recycling industry, which despite being a burgeoning green sector has stoked environmental concerns due to reckless expansion.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of M/s. Puducherry Environment Protection Vs Union of India & Others dated 18/08/2017 regarding bio-medical waste treatment facilities of nursing homes and hospitals in Puducherry. The Puducherry Pollution Control Committee shall take appropriate action in accordance with law if the directions are not complied and shall submit a report before
the Tribunal on the details of the action taken.

A ground-breaking global convention on mercury today goes into effect, the United Nations environment wing said, protecting millions of children and infants from possible neurological and health da

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kudrat Sandhu Vs. Govt. of NCT & Others dated 10/08/2017 regarding indiscriminate use and dumping of plastic waste, Delhi.

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