Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own Motion Versus State of Karnataka & Others dated 06/12/2018 regarding contamination of water bodies at Bengaluru - Bellandur lake, Agara lake and Varthur lake on account of discharge of untreated sewage and other effluents from residential/commercial/industrial buildings.

The convenor of the new six-member committee is to be headed with the Principal Secretary of Ecology and Environment.

BENGALURU: The Karnataka forest department has decided to root out plastic from its nurseries.

When residents of Whitefield felt the government had not done enough to record pollution in the area and formulate remedial plans accordingly, they took matters into their own hands.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 29/10/2018 regarding pollution caused by Graphite India in Whitefield, Bangalore, Karnataka. Graphite India has been directed to deposit an amount of Rs. 50 lakhs with the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board.

On an average, a household with a Rs 3,000 monthly bill can achieve 90 per cent reduction in energy bills with the solar, said Srinivas Potukuchi, founder & CEO of Glowship.

The court took note of it on October 9. In the next hearing on October 12, Graphite India had told the court that it was using domestic petcoke for packaging and not as a fuel.

BENGALURU: In the past 44 days, a pregnant woman and three others have died in Bengaluru due to Influenza A (H1N1) virus as per patient data with the state-run Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Chest Disea

Residents of Bengaluru's Whitefield have been complaining against the Graphite India factory since 1980.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vinay Shivanand Nayak Vs. State of Karnataka & Others dated 26/09/2018. The principal question requiring determination in this case is as to whether the State of Karnataka should be permitted to continue with the use of BS-II and III compliant public transport vehicles and also the incidental question as to whether permission should be grant for purchase of 1000 number of BS-IV compliant public transport vehicles as prayed for on behalf of the State Transport Corporation.

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