MUMBAI: The tribal district of Nandurbar is the most vulnerable to climate change in the state due to rising temperature and food security fears.

Pune: Nagpur and Chandrapur will get the first heat action plan in Maharashtra by March 15, but in view of the rising temperatures, other districts will also receive similar plans to help them cope

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Asim Sarode & Others Vs District Collector Nanded & Others dated 11/01/2016 regarding environmental concern faced by residents of more than 12 districts in the State of Maharashtra due to contaminated ground water in terms of increased level of fluorides and supply thereof.

The state government is planning to set up the state's first grid-connected canal top solar power project in Maharashtra on the Waghur project at Jalgaon.

Activated carbon was prepared from Behda (BEAC), Anjan (AAC), Chinch (CAC), and Bakam Neem (BNAC) leaves. The effects of various parameters such as initial metal concentration, particle size, pH and contact time for the adsorption of Cu (II) on BEAC, AAC, CAC and BNAC were investigated. The amount of adsorbent increased the percentage of metal removal increased accordingly. The optimum pH for the Cu (II) absorption was 7.0 except BEAC. The equilibrium data fit well with both Langmuir and Freundlich models of adsorption.

Most Deaths Recorded In A Month This Yr; Scientists Say Virus Unpredictable.

AURANGABAD: The forest department (wildlife) has received eight trap cameras to be installed in Gautala Autramghat sanctuary.

The state government has increased the organic farming area in Nashik division from 800 hectares to 1,200 hectares to promote the form of agriculture and discourage use of chemical fertilizers.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Punamchand S/o Ramchandra Pardeshi & Others Vs Union of India & Ors. dated 16/04/2014 regarding forest lands being illegally diverted for non-forest purposes, which would cause felling of trees to the extent of 2.5 to 3 lakhs, Jalgaon District, Maharahstra.

Original Source: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/judgment/10_2013(THC)(App)(WZ)_16Apr2014_final_order.pdf

Taking cognisance of potable water contamination in 12 districts of Maharashtra, National Green Tribunal led by Justice V R Kingaonkar and Justice Dr Ajay Desphande issued notices to 12 collectors,

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