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The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has cleared sewage treatment projects worth ₹1,388 crore in Uttar Pradesh towns, including Meerut and Etawah, along the Yamuna river, a major tributary o

According to the Delhi Jal Board, creation of district metering areas will be crucial to the decision.

On December 6 last year, the NGT’s supervising committee had inspected the Chadha Sugar Mill where in May, thousands of kgs of molasses had leaked into the Beas.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anil Tharthare Vs The Secretary, Envt. Dept. Govt. of Maharashtra & Others dated 11/02/2019 regarding expansion of of ‘Oriana Residential Project’ of village Bandra at Gandhinagar, Bandra East, Mumbai by M/s Resilience Realty Pvt. Ltd. This appeal was filed on 10.04.2014 and has been pending for the last about five years. Question for consideration is whether grant of EC to the expansion of the project by treating it as ‘amendment’ is in violation of EIA Notification, 2006.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Identification of Polluted Rivers, 08/02/2019. The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in association with the State Pollution Control Boards (SPCBs)/Pollution Control Committees (PCCs) monitors the water quality of rivers across the country, including Gangetic region, through a network of monitoring stations under the National Water Quality Monitoring Programme.

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

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