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Bangalore Today 19.7.2008 Hindu: Engagements
Sri Haridasa Satsanga: ISKCON Sri Radha Krishna Temple, Chord Road, Rajajinagar, 11.30 a.m. Srimad Bhagavatham: Discourse by Anantha Padmanabhan, Sri Rama Mandiram, East Park Road, Malleswaram, 6.30 ...
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Eco groups seek action against KSPCB 16.7.2008 New Indian Express
Eco groups seek action against KSPCB
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Road to international airport, or a veritable highway to hell? 12.7.2008 Hindu: Front Page
Pedestrians have to scamper across, avoiding speeding vehicles
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Kerala assembly asks Centre to ditch nuke deal with US 12.7.2008 Mint: Latest
Nuclear energy companies associated with the defence forces would be exempted from requiring environmental clearances
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Committee to review road widening: High Court 11.7.2008 Citizen Matters

As is well known by now, the city's road widening project is also causing a massive cutting down of trees. There is now the risk that it might reduce the greenery of the garden city just to its gardens. A PIL was filed with the High Court by the Environment Support Group (ESG) asking the court, amongst other things, to put a stay the project.

As a response to the PIL, the High Court on 28 June appointed a panel of experts to a review committee to oversee developmental projects like the Metro, underpasses, road widening, and so…

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Panel to review road-widening 11.7.2008 New Indian Express
Panel to review road-widening
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Road widening works: Tree felling needs clearance 10.7.2008 Deccan Herald
Road widening works: Tree felling needs clearance
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Court ruling on tree felling revives hopes 10.7.2008 Hindu: Karnataka
BANGALORE: The recent Karnataka High Court ruling, in response to a petition filed by environmentalists seeking stoppage of indiscriminate cutting of trees as part of road-widening activities, brings respite to green brigade and residents ...
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Its a wake up call! 8.7.2008 Deccan Herald
Its a wake up call!
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Decision on Chamalapura plant in a month: Minister 30.6.2008 Hindu: Karnataka
Eshwarappa says there has been no progress on the project
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HC forms Committee to monitor tree-felling 29.6.2008 Deccan Herald
HC forms Committee to monitor tree-felling
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HC panel to keep tabs on tree felling 29.6.2008 Deccan Herald
HC panel to keep tabs on tree felling
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HC constitutes committee to check tree-felling 29.6.2008 New Indian Express
HC constitutes committee to check tree-felling
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BBMP defends road-widening 29.6.2008 Hindu: Karnataka
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BBMP plan annoys tree lovers 26.6.2008 Hindu: Karnataka
BANGALORE: It was quite a turnout on Palace Road for a busy weekday afternoon. Upon knowing that the tree-lined avenues of Palace Road have been dug up overnight and many trees are set to face the axe, environmentalists under the Hasiru Usiru ...
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Lake policy misguided, says forest department 25.6.2008 Citizen Matters

In his report placed before the Karnataka High Court on 23 June 2008, the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Karnataka Dr P J Dilip Kumar has observed that the privatisation of lakes in Bangalore would be detrimental to the eco-system, the fallout of which would most affect communities living in the surrounding areas. Kumar heads the state's forest department and is the state's highest ranking forest official.

The 91-page report was compiled at the order of the High Court in response to a writ petition filed by the Environment Support Group and others against the privatisation of lakes.

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Karnataka defers decision on Chamalapura power 24.6.2008 India Together - Environment

The proposed 1000 MW coal-fired power plant at Chamalapura, Mysore, to be located on agricultural land and within 30 kilometres of the Nagarhole and Bandipur national parks, evoked strong protests last year. Recent announcements indicate that the government is going slow. Nandini Chami has more.
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Karnataka defers decision on Chamalapura power 24.6.2008 India Together
The proposed 1000 MW coal-fired power plant at Chamalapura, Mysore, to be located on agricultural land and within 30 kilometres of the Nagarhole and Bandipur national parks, evoked strong protests last year. Recent announcements indicate that the government is going slow. Nandini Chami has more.
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Activists form human chain to oppose privatisation of lakes in Bangalore 24.6.2008 Hindu: Karnataka
‘Will affect livelihood of fishermen’
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Citizens oppose lake privatization 23.6.2008 TOI: Bangalore Times
Members of environmental, human rights and cultural organizations, and individuals voiced concern over privatization of lakes in the city.
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