Surat: Don’t immerse Ganesha idols in Tapi, thinking that the the ban on immersion in the river is just another diktat issued year after year.

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has also identified these three river stretches among the 15 most-polluted river stretches in the country.

The MPCB carried out the assessment at 12 locations in the city in May this year.

In an effort to clean the Ganges, Germany is providing a soft loan of euro 120 million (Rs 990 crore approximately) to India to strengthen sewage water treatment infrastructure in Uttarakhand, Char

Indore: Praising Indore for its Kahn river cleaning work, National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday said other cities should learn from MP’s commercial capital.

The National Green Tribunal has rapped the Uttar Pradesh government for not taking adequate steps to prevent discharge of pollutants in Rapti river, saying the "failure of the administration" resul

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sarang Yadwadkar & Others Vs State Govt. of Maharashtra & Others dated 27/08/2018 regarding dumping of debris on the bank of river Mula - Mutha within the limits of Municipal Corporation, Pune.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tanseer Ahmad Vs. M/s Alnoor Exports & Others dated 24/08/2018 regarding a slaughter house and meat processing unit in Muzaffar Nagar, Uttar Pradesh operating in violation of environmental laws. According to the Applicant the unit is emitting foul smell and discharging animal wastes into the drain in the area. It has not installed antipollution device for treatment of the effluents. The permitted land use, as per Master Plan, is for agriculture. The said unit is also extracting ground water illegally.

In summer (pre-monsoon) of recent years, low water level among the last few decades, has been observed in several lower Indian reaches of the Ganges (or Ganga) river (with estimated river water level depletion rates at the range of −0.5 to −38.1 cm/year between summers of 1999 and 2013 in the studied reaches). Here, we show this Ganges river depletion is related to groundwater basefow reduction caused by ongoing observed groundwater storage depletion in the adjoining Gangetic aquifers (Ganges basin, −0.30±0.07cm/year or −2.39±0.56 km3/year).

Chemicals are being released into rivers and fields affecting yield and the lives of people living in the area

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