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All efforts are made to ensure that the flood plain zone of the river Solani, Roorkee is notified by December 2024 in accordance with the Uttarakhand Flood Plain Zoning Act 2012. This was mentioned in the affidavit filed by the District Magistrate, Haridwar in compliance with directions of the National Green Tribunal vide its order dated April 18, 2023.

The National Green Tribunal set aside the order passed by the Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority (GCZMA) dated June 15, 2022 whereby GCZMA had dismissed the proceedings against Bina Bedi and Gurudeep Singh Bedi which was filed by two residents of Cavelossim village for carrying out illegal construction and illegal filling of eco-sensitive, low-lying khazan lands in Cavelossim village, Salcete taluka.

The NGT directed that the issue of protection of wetlands in Goa be put up before the court, September 5, 2023. The matter was filed before the court in the year 2017.

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Glaciers in Asia’s Hindu Kush Himalaya could lose up to 75% of their volume by century’s end due to global warming, causing both dangerous flooding and water shortages for the 240 million people who live in the mountainous region, according to this report by the ICIMOD.

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This document highlights the scope of reuse of treated wastewater for urban/peri-urban agriculture, its challenges and the way forward. The potential of reusable treated wastewater keeps on increasing as the urban centers grow out to accommodate the fast pace of urbanization.