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Order of the National in the matter of Prabh Dayal Vs State of Himachal Pradesh dated 09/01/2019 regarding a petrol pump sanctioned by HPCL namely M/s Ambika H.P. Center, Manali to Rohtang Road, village Bang, District Kullu, State of Himachal Pradesh is on the river bank and during flood lot of oil spilled over into the water. Location of the petrol pump is not as per Rules.

Residents of Maikona in Marsabit county are counting losses after 37 camels died after drinking contaminated water.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Discharge of industrial waste into the rivers, 07/01/2019. As per the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 and Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 industrial units are required to install effluent treatment plants(ETPs) and to treat their effluents to comply the stipulated environmental standard before discharging it into any water bodies. According to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), there are 2743 Grossly Polluting Industries (GPIs) in the country discharging their effluents into various water bodies, including rivers.

This paper proposes that transboundary water governance needs to become an essential input to  sustainable  governance  of  protected  natural  reserves.  The  paper  reviews  the  challenges  and  opportunities for such governance mechanisms, and identifies the factors behind successful practices.  Successful transboundary governance of water a

The water quality data is required to be analyzed and primarily average values of Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) and Faecal Coliform (FC) need to be estimated. Then, based on the total score estimated for the parameters BOD (weightage- 70 %) and FC (Weightage- 30 %), the monitoring location is identified as ‘polluted’ location.

Shimla: With seven river stretches- Sukhana, Markanda, Sirsa, Ashwani, stretches of Beas, Giri and Pabbar-in Himachal Pradesh found to be polluted and identified as “critically polluted” , the Nati

Tirupur: A group of residents from Kangeyam on Monday submitted a petition to the district administration demanding action against a rice mill, which was allegedly causing air pollution.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Untreated sewage flowing into the rivers, 31/12/2018. As per a report published by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in March, 2015, the sewage generation from urban areas in the country is estimated at 61,948 million litres per day (mld), against which the available sewage treatment capacity is only 23,277 mld (37% of the sewage generation). The untreated sewage is discharged into various rivers, other water bodies as well as the sea.

Haridwar: After seers and local residents in Haridwar expressed outrage over sewage from as many as five drains flowing directly into the river Ganga, the authorities of Jal Sansthan and other agen

NEW DELHI: Revival of the Yamuna got a shot in the arm with Union minister for water resources Nitin Gadkari and chief minister Arvind Kejriwal jointly laying the foundation stone of nine projects

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