Environment Minister said that government has decided to take remedial measures including the safe disposal of identified quantity of hazardous waste of the erstwhile Union Carbide India Ltd (UCIL)

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Management of e-waste , 20/03/2017. The policy framework for environmentally sound management of e-waste is laid down in E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016 which was notified in March, 2016.

THANE: The toxic fumes released due to the burning of illegally dumped garbage at Diva and its neighbouring areas has triggered a scare for thousands of families residing in the area as they have b

Around 1,500 people visit an industrial waste treatment facility in central Japan each year to see up close how the operator can recycle more than 99 percent of the solid garbage it receives from a

Many tourists visiting Himalayan states like Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh dump solid waste and other garbage, creating problems for the local environment, Lok Sabha was informed today.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Amresh Singh Vs. Union of India & Others dated 14/03/2017 regarding dumping of debris from the construction of the road from Udhampur to Banihal in rivers Ravi and Chenab, Jammu & Kashmir. NGT directs NHAI and the State of Jammu & Kashmir to ensure that all the subcontractors are served notice and they appear before the Tribunal on the next date of hearing (26/04/2017).

Previous Orders Dated:

A women's group in Luweero District has taken the campaign to boost hygiene and sanitation practices to another level.

Thiruvananthapuram: An assembly committee on environment has noted that applying the same building rules across the state was unscientific, and suggested that Munnar be split into separate zones an

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Rohit Choudhury Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/03/2017 regarding garbage dumping in Deepor Beel, Kamrup District, Assam. Advocate General for the State of Assam submitted before NGT that a Management Plan is being prepared by the IIT, Kharagpur which has been engaged as a consultant for the project and it would take some time to place it on record.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Disposal of Waste, 09/03/2017. Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) was launched by the Government of India providing basic services (e.g. water supply, sewerage, urban transport) to households and build amenities in cities.

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