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Excess nutrient inputs and climate change are two of multiple stressors affecting many lakes worldwide. Lake Vansjø in southern Norway is one such eutrophic lake impacted by blooms of toxic blue-green algae (cyanobacteria), and classified as moderate ecological status under the EU Water Framework Directive. Future climate change may exacerbate the situation.

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.

Dr Ronald Semyalo, a hydrobiologist, says the lake is in danger of dying due to leakage of fertiliser, pesticides and industrial waste into its waters, adding that more needs to be done to ensur

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.

Alwar: Close on the heels of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) issuing a report showing Alwar's Bhiwadi as most polluted city in the country, Pollution Control Board Bhiwadi has prepared a

NAIROBI: The United Nations Environment Assembly has passed 13 non-binding resolutions and three decisions to get the planet rid from pollutants, officials said on Thursday.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ashwini Kumar & Others Vs. Central Pollution Control Board dated 04/12/2017 regarding discharge of untreated effluents from industries, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh. NGT was critical of the three reports submitted by the Joint Inspection Team saying it lacked "evidencery value and denies scientific reasoning" and cited that in two reports BOD at intlet is more than 5000 mg/l while in one report it is shown as 439 mg/l.

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

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Prasoon Kumar Vs Chhattisgarh Environment Conservation Board & Others dated 28/11/2017 regarding the closure directions issued by the closure directions issued by Chhattisgarh Environment Conservation Board against the chemical industry of Prasoon Kumar under Section 33 (A) of Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own Motion Vs. State of Karnataka And D. Kupendra Reddy Vs. State of Karnataka & Others dated 27/11/2017 regarding cleaning up of Bellandur lake in Bengaluru. Court directs the State of Karnataka to issue notice to all the builders who had constructed flats near Bellandur Lake without constructing sewage treatment plants (STP).

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