It may seem off-putting to some, but human waste is full of nutrients that can be recycled into valuable products that could promote agricultural sustainability and better economic independence for

The Gulf of Mexico dead zone – an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and other marine life – seems to be a bit better here in 2018 than last summer.

Climate change not about future, it is about today, says noted environmentalist

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rear Admiral A P Revi IN (Retd.) Vs. Delhi Jal Board & Others dated 31/05/2018 regarding Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rear Admiral A P Revi IN (Retd.) Vs. Delhi Jal Board & Others dated 30/05/2018 regarding supply of treated sewage water for gardening purposes in Vasant Kunj, Delhi. 

This policy announced by the Gujarat government will promote the use of treated wastewater and will see the setting up of sewage treatment plants (STP) in all major towns and cities of Gujarat.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rear Admiral A P Revi Vs Delhi Jal Board & Others dated 09/02/2018 regarding supply of treated sewage water for gardening purposes in Vasant Kunj, Delhi. NGT in the Order dated 26/10/2017 had directed DDA/MCD/DJB to ensure the supply of treated sewage water for gardening.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Dr. Shailendra Kumar Modi Vs. Bhopal Sahkari Dugdh Sangh Maryadit & Others dated 03/01/2018 regarding use of treated water supplied by the Bhopal Sahkari Dugdh Sangh, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. Counsel for the IRSDC has submitted that the work of laying of pipeline has already been completed and the treated water supplied by the Bhopal Sahkari Dugdh Sangh is being utilised by the Railways at Habibganj Railway Station.

As an agro-food industry, sugar industry contributes to about 12% of the world’s sugar production with annual production capacity of 23 million tonnes. The sugar industry is a major water user and wastewater producer. According to Gunjal and Gunjal14, there are around 530 sugar industries in India having crushing capacity of 1.6 million tonnes per day utilizing 3.2 million m 3 of water, generating 0.6 million m 3 of effluent per day.

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Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of S.P. Muthuraman Vs Union of India & Others dated 02/11/2017 regarding compliance by SSM Builders and Promoters on issues of source of water, use of energy efficient devices, ecologically and environmentally sensitive areas, natural topography, drainage system, rain water harvesting system, parking areas and compliance to other municipal and environmental laws.

Some of the directions of the Court are the following:

Mismanagement of waste and wastewater is a key reason behind the continuing environmental pollution and degrading livelihoods across the developing countries of South Asia such as Sri Lanka.

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