Particulate matter such as PM 2.5, which are less then 2.5 microns in size, are considered especially dangerous as these can penetrate deep into the lungs and enter the bloodstream.

Pune: The H1N1 virus is wreaking havoc across the state. Maharashtra has recorded 928 swine flu cases and 73 deaths between January 1 and March 21 this year.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. Udaykumar Jagtap Vs Saswad Municipal Council & Others dated 20/02/2019 regarding disposal of municipal solid waste and steps taken by the Saswad Municipal Council, District Pune to prevent pollution of river Karha and its streams and water bodies. The Tribunal had disposed of the matter on 04.09.2014 where in the said judgment, the Tribunal directed the Saswad Municipal Council to commission the Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Plant by 31.03.2015.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Vishal Arinjay Shah Vs Smita Pradeep Shah & Others dated 07/12/2018 regarding the construction activity being carried out at Vadgaon Budruk, Pune under the name Grand Horizon without obtaining prior environmental clearance.

The city generates 2,100 tonnes of solid waste every day, of which 1,078 tonnes is processed, and there are plans to set up seven plants to process the remaining amount.

PIMPRI CHINCHWAD: The Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) has decided to conduct various public awareness drives to check the rising pollution within its limits.

Pune: A group of six law students has moved the National Green Tribunal (NGT) bench seeking directions to the government authorities to identify used condoms as a distinct waste and formulate a pol

PUNE: Young adults in the city have been the worst hit by the dengue this year.

Pune: Justice Sonam Wangdi, judicial member of the Pune bench of National Green Tribunal, said here on Sunday that ensuring the apt development of environment was key to achieving progress and deve

The state government was unable to give a satisfactory reply, which prompted Shiv Sena legislator Nilam Gorhe, NCP’s Hemant Takale and Leader of Opposition Dhananjay Munde to attack the government

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