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Question raised in Lok Sabha on Ground Water Pollution, 08/02/2019. According to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and Central Ground Water Board (CGWB), the ground water available in the country in general is potable and suitable for various usages. However, localized occurrence of ground water having various chemical constituents in excess of the limits prescribed for drinking water use has been observed in some states. The commonly observed contaminants such as, Arsenic, Fluoride and Iron are geogenic, whereas contaminants such as, nitrates, phosphates, heavy metals etc.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vivek Tyagi Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 05/02/2019 regarding failure to comply with the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 and taking steps to prevent discharge of untreated sewage in water bodies, including ponds and Upper Ganga Canal, endangering public health in Niwari town, 20 kms from Ghaziabad.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of V. Manickam Vs The Secretary, Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board & Others dated 04/02/2019.

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The National Green Tribunal cracked the whip on the Rajasthan government Thursday by slapping a fine of Rs 20 crore for not performing its function properly to control pollution in the Bandi river

Nagpur: Pre-school age children (up to the age of 5) from areas that have high industrial pollution are more prone to dental problems, according to the local chapter of Indian Dental Association (I

The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) has decided to move the High Court (HC) over discharge of industrial waste and high level of pollutants into Yamuna river in Haryana affecting the river’s raw water qualit

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s. DLF Ltd. Bangalore Vs The Chairman, KSPCB & Others dated 25/01/2019 regarding grant of consent to establish to DLF for a housing colony on the banks of Arkavati River near Tippagondanahalli Water Reservoir, Bangalore, Karnataka.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Bhudev Singh Vs Central Pollution Control Board & Others dated 24/01/2019 regarding illegal operation of M/s Hillal Bone Mill at village Babeina, Behjoi Road, District Sambhal, Uttar Pradesh in violation of Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 and Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) Rules, 2000. According to the applicant, the unit in question is adjacent to primary school The unit is using boiler and releasing polluted air and water in open environment without any treatment.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ambarnath Sengupta Vs State of West Bengal dated 21/01/2019 regarding rules governing immersion of idols. This application has been filed seeking enforcement of order dated 06.10.2017 in O.A. No. 51/2016 in the matter of Ambarnath Sengupta vs.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shibu Manuel, Secretary, Green Action Force Vs Govt. of India & Others dated 21/01/2019 regarding direction seeking for zero discharge of industrial sludge on the river Periyar and to clean Kuzhikandam Thodu, Panachithodu, Pallipuramchal and Unthithodu, which are small streams meeting the river Periyar. The case of the applicant is that Hindustan Insecticides Ltd., Fertilisers and Chemicals Travancore Ltd. and M/s. Merchem Ltd.

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