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Supreme Court asks Maharashtra government to begin restoration work of Mithi river 21.8.2017 Free Press Journal: Mumbai
New Delhi: In view of the state government’s apathy towards restoring the Mithi river – which flooded
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Navelim demands: Bring back Goa cases to NGT Pune 21.8.2017 TOI: Goa
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‘Govt wants to block Goans from getting justice at NGT’ 21.8.2017 TOI: Goa
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Congress favours separate NGT bench for Goa 21.8.2017 The Navhind Times
PANAJI: The Congress on Sunday blamed Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar over shifting of Goa’s jurisdiction  from the Pune bench (western zone) of the National Green Tribunal to the principal bench in  Delhi, and demanded a separate NGT bench for the state. “The NGT at Pune has served the interest of Goa very well in terms ...
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Hyderabad; End to leachate pollution 21.8.2017
Hyderabad: In a huge relief to the villages surrounding Jawaharnagar dumpyard, the GHMC has now completed works on percolation tanks and the diversion canal which will bring down groundwater contamination. Water is already being diverted from the dumpyard. The Rs1.83 crore project was started two months ago and involved a percolation tank on the upstream of the garbage filled hill. This tank will collect rainwater from the catchment area of the garbage hill and carry it downstream through a diversion canal. Officials say it will contain pure rain water. This project will prevent the formation of leachate at the dump yard which has over 14 million tonnes of waste. Leachate is a hazardous liquid which seeps from solid waste. "This diversion will bring in fresh water from the percolation tanks upstream and will not pollute the lakes underneath. There will be no need for sewage treatment here," said Mr Y. Shekhar Reddy of GHMC"s irrigation department. The water will be diverted to an ...
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Bellandur lake now froths less, claims BDA 20.8.2017 Deccan Herald - City
Bellandur lake now froths less than it did a few days ago. That's because 26 sprinklers are working round the clock in the 910-acre water body. The Bangalore Development Authority (BDA), which is the custodian of the lake, installed 10 sprinklers on Sunday, two days before the National Green Tribunal (NGT) takes up another hearing over the city's largest water body. BDA officials insisted that the sprinklers were installed as the lake started frothing again following heavy rainfall over the past few days. A team of BDA engineers and experts was at the lake to ensure that the foam does not fly out of the mesh. "We have installed more sprinklers to control the frothing. Sixteen were installed earlier and we have added 10 more. Three more will come on Monday," P N Nayak, Engineer Member, BDA, told DH. "This is a short-term measure. We are also undertaking medium- and long-term measures." The decision to instal more high-speed sprinklers was taken by a team of engineers that visited the lake on Saturday. ...
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Activists, Cong. oppose change in NGT jurisdiction 20.8.2017 Hindu: Other States
Petitions from Goa will now be filed in Delhi instead of Pune
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Calf carcass found at Jaipur garbage dump 20.8.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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NGT allows registration of 3 diesel trucks belonging to railways 20.8.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Pollution board to look at how waste was smuggled out 20.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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National Green Tribunal summons top Karnataka officials over Bellandur lake 20.8.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Bellandur lake froth: NGT summons top Karnataka officials 20.8.2017 The Tribune
New Delhi, August 20 The National Green Tribunal has summoned top officials of the Karnataka government to explain what action they have taken to clean Bellandur lake in Bengaluru, where carcinogenic foam has been frothing again over the past few days. A Bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar directed that the Additional Chief Secretary of Department of Urban Development and Chief Executive Officer of the Lake Development Authority to appear before it on August 22. During the hearing, the NGT was informed that fresh froth has emanated from Bellandur lake and spread on to the streets of the surrounding areas due to the recent rain. Local residents have reportedly complained of pungent stench from the lake and the froth, reminding of the presence of toxic substances there. “The Additional Chief Secretary of Urban Development, Karnataka and the CEO of Lake Development Authority, Bengaluru shall be present before the tribunal on the next date. “They shall inform the tribunal as to what steps ...
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Bellandur lake: NGT summons top Karnataka officers over toxic foam 20.8.2017 News
Thick clouds of white smoke persisted for several days in and around the lake after a fire
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MCD comes down hard on polythene bag ban, collects over lakh rupees in fine 20.8.2017 India Today| Must Read
After the NGT's whip on polythene bags being used in the capital, the south Delhi municipal corporation claims to have collected fine of over a lakh from several raids.
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Goa excluded from NGT’s Pune bench jurisdiction 20.8.2017 TOI: Goa
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Transfer of medical waste for treatment to Delhi raises eyebrows 20.8.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Chandigarh, August 19  The biomedical waste seized from Nayagaon and Dhanas is being taken to Delhi  for recycling. The fact came to light after the Chandigarh Pollution Control Committee issued a show-cause notice to the scrap dealer.  Sources said  the  scrap dealer has alleged a huge racket in taking the biomedical waste to Delhi for treatment. The authorities are probing as to how the bio medical waste is reaching the national capital by evading so security checks. “There are so many police check-points on the highway but the way its is reaching Delhi raises eyebrows,” said an official. It all started  on August 17 when a team of the Punjab Pollution Control Board  raided godowns of 15 scrap dealers in Toga village. However, the team could not find anything.  SDO Piyush Jindal said, “We asked workers of the scrap dealers where we could find glucose bottles. We were told that a man named Upender deals in this. On conducting a raid, we were shocked to find a huge stock of ...
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Supreme Court orders setting up of IIT-NEERI team to tackle Mithi pollution 20.8.2017 Mumbai – The Indian Express
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National Green Tribunal judge blasts use of firecrackers 20.8.2017 Coimbatore - City - The Times of India
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Video recording of solid waste plant begins 20.8.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Bathinda, August 19 After the National Green Tribunal (NGT) instructed JITF Company to operate the solid waste management plant at its full capacity and submit a report in this regard on September 6, the company has started video recording of the plant. Officials of JITF Company and the Municipal Corporation, Bathinda, are working to implement the instructions issued by the NGT during the last hearing on August 4. The next hearing is on September 6. MC Commissioner Sanyam Aggarwal has also instructed all executive officers (EOs) of municipal councils to pay the outstanding amount as tipping fee to the company before September 6. Recently, the MC Commissioner also held a meeting with the EOs of 18 municipal councils in the cluster and officials of the accounts branch. At the meeting, the Commissioner also instructed the officials that in future, the payment of the tipping fee should be made to the company on time. It has been decided to clear all outstanding tipping fee by Monday and ...
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Dilli Ka Babu: Plastic proves deathless 20.8.2017 Opinion | The Asian Age
Plastics above 50 microns in thickness were permissible.
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