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SURAT: Hand carts and items impounded by the civic body were destroyed in fire that engulfed the Surat Municipal Corporation's (SMC) waste godown in Magob on Tuesday evening.

NEW DELHI: The government is planning solutions and devices for waste management using internet of things (IoT).

Over 1,100 challans have been issued for solid waste and garbage burning, of which 573 were in the corporation’s central zone, fetching over Rs 63 lakh as fines.

The matter is now posted for hearing on Wednesday.

The municipal corporation (MC) has proposed garbage collection rates from Rs 50 to Rs 200 per month for houses and Rs 50 to Rs 2,000 per month for commercial areas for collection of segregated garb

Activist Anthony Dias said the presentation was actively attended by senior citizens and the educated class

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own motion Vs. State of Punjab dated 29/05/2017 regarding delay in Amritsar STP project. The affidavit filed by the Project Proponent as well as the State of Punjab states that that there are certain deficiencies which are still persisting in the functioning of the plant. Secondly, they are not able to take 100% sewage generated, for treatment of it in accordance with law.

DURBAN - Toxicology experts hired by EnviroServ have said in a report that they could not rule out that exposure to the fumes hanging over the Upper Highway region posed no health risk.

At least 30 to 40 tonnes of plastic waste finds way into Lake Nakuru National Park every rainy season, posing danger to the wildlife and are a threat to one of Kenya’s most visited parks.

The environment ministry has initiated a cleaning campaign across the country, in which villages, town councils, regions and communities win trophies for having the cleanest region or town.