Rivers in England are contaminated with powerful insecticides, new testing has revealed, increasing concerns over the impact of the toxic chemicals on fish and birds.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 12/12/2017 regarding Royal Calcutta Turf Club in Kolkata Maidan releasing effluents without treatment, Kolkata, West Bengal. Counsel for the Royal Calcutta Turf Club, submits that the club has taken a large number of measures for taking care of the discharge of waste water and for dealing with solid waste. He further submits that they are in the process of preparing a detailed project for it.

Pollution is still a huge problem despite Kenya receiving praise during last week's third United Nations Environment Assembly for banning plastic bags.

Adyar and Cooum are both polluted rivers, but only after they enter Chennai.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Shailendra Singh Vs. State of Rajasthan & Others dated 06/11/2017 regarding pollution in Pali river caused by industries. The Counsel representing the State of Rajasthan & Others has been directed by the Court to place a status report in respect of linking all the member industries to CETP through pipeline which was to be completed by 02.10.2017. It is also made clear, at that time, that those industries which were not linked with CETP are liable to be closed down.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Shailendra Singh Bisen & Others Vs State of Madhya Pradesh dated 06/11/2017 regarding pollution in the river Narmada. NGT directs MPPCB to regularly monitor the quality of water in the places from where water samples were collected ealier and water analysis report be submitted before the Tribunal after every six months and in case there is abrupt deteriorations in quality of water it may be brought to the notice of the Tribunal immediately.

The world’s largest mining company, Glencore, secretly loaned tens of millions of dollars to an Israeli billionaire after it enlisted him to secure a controversial mining agreement in the Democrati

The water available to each Indian in 2011 was 70% less than in 1951, and it will reduce further by 2050.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Saikhowa Sadiya Min Samabai Samiti Ltd. & Dibrugarh Fishery Co-operative Society Ltd. Vs Union of India & Ors. dated 02/11/2017 regarding discharge of effluent from Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Limited (BCPL), Lepetkata, Dibrugarh, Assam into the Brahmaputra. The Court after going through the analysis report of the sample waste water collected from ETP on two dates i.e.

Reason behind a broad spectrum of antibiotics becoming ineffective, finds govt.-commissioned study

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