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NGOs threaten to stage protest if authorities fail to take action

Gurgaon: The Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB) has warned 32 industrial units to connect their online monitoring systems with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) website within 1

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Chemical Contamination of Water, 27/06/2019. State-wise details of areas affected by Arsenic and other contaminants viz. Salinity, Fluoride, Nitrate, Lead, Cadmium and Chromium in ground water, as per data available with CGWB are given at Annexure.

Instead of percolation tanks, diverting rainwater suggested

Rs. 905.78 cr. Central aid given to State to tackle the problem’

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Pollution in Rivers, 21/06/2019. The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in association with State Pollution Control Boards (SPCBs)/ Pollution Control Committees (PCCs) monitors the water quality of rivers across the country through a network of monitoring stations under the National Water Quality Monitoring Programme. The criteria/norms of standard level water pollution for major rivers are generally based on Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)levels, a key indicator of organic pollution.

The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board has sought an explanation from the Dehu gram panchayat for the thousands of dead fish found floating in the Indrayani river last week.

Increased water volume will reduce pollution, but plans to augment river flow miss deadlines

The report assesses bathing water quality in 2018, indicating where the quality of bathing water is expected to be good in 2019. The report was compiled using information from more than 21 000 bathing waters in the 28 EU Member States. It also covers bathing waters in Albania and Switzerland.

The State of India's Environment 2019 in Figures is an exclusive data-driven analysis of major developmental and environmental sectors. Each and every dataset from this periodic publication can be used by the media to investigate compelling stories, ask better questions to policymakers to drive them to come up with better policies for sustainable development agenda.  SoE 2019 in Figures is an annual quantified statement of environmental statistics and analysis put together by Down To Earth magazine, which Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) helps publish.

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