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Last updated: Jan 25 2015 06:39 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Hotel near IGI ‘sealed’ for not treating waste 25.1.2015 TOI: Delhi Times
After receiving a closure order last month, the hotel had appealed to NGT to revoke it. But on Friday, the green tribunal directed DPCC to go ahead with the ...
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National Green Tribunal disposes of case 24.1.2015 The Assam Tribune
National Green Tribunal disposes of case
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Abattoir: Green panel gives BMC a week to set house in order 24.1.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Abattoir: Green panel gives BMC a week to set house in order
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Rio admits it will fail to clean up 'open sewer' of 2016 sailing venue 24.1.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page

Brazilian city had promised to cut flow of pollutants into Guanabara Bay by 80% before next year’s Olympics but denies failure to do so poses health risk

Rio de Janeiro will not make good on its Olympic pledge of slashing the flow of raw sewage and garbage into the Guanabara Bay, where the 2016 Games’ sailing and windsurfing competitions are to be held, the state’s top environmental official has acknowledged.

Related: How engineers hope to cleanse Rio de Janeiro's unholy stink | Jonathan Watts

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Keep city clean or cough up Rs 250: IMC tells litterbugs 23.1.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Keep city clean or cough up Rs 250: IMC tells litterbugs
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German government to fund STP project in Belagavi 22.1.2015 TOI: Cities
German government has come forward for funding the project and proposal has been sent to New Delhi for central government ...
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Most contaminated tap water at Marine Drive, Worli is best 22.1.2015 TOI: Cities
The water flowing through the city’s taps continues to be dirty. The upscale Marine Drive and congested Kalbadevi and Zaveri Bazaar, all part of C Ward in south Mumbai, recorded the worst supply last year with up to 24% contamination in its potable ...
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Congested lanes and old pipelines to blame for supply contamination: BMC 22.1.2015 Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News - Times of India
BMC officials said in C ward for instance, which received the most contaminated water for three years in a row, the major reason for contaminated water supply is old and bunched water pipelines running through house ...
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Residents in expanded areas asked to pay water and sewage tax to Chennai Metrowater 21.1.2015 Chennai News, Tamil News, Chennai City News, Tamil Nadu News | TOI City News
Residents in the expanded areas have to pay water and sewerage tax-- a component of the property tax -- separately to the Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage ...
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Kanpur's 700 tanneries major source of pollution in Ganga: NGT 20.1.2015 DNA: Mumbai
The National Green Tribunal today warned of complete closure of 700 tanneries located on the banks of river Ganga at Kanpur, terming them as one of the "highest sources of pollution". The tribunal also observed that if effective steps to curb the pollution level was not taken then the tanneries would be closed as "life of millions cannot be put at stake." A bench, headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar, directed inspection of the entire tannery industrial cluster by a team comprising representatives of Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB), Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) and National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA). Directing the team to collect and analyse effluents being discharged into the river, the bench said the team should submit a report on next date of hearing on January 29 on the most effective way to prevent and control pollution in the river from these industrial clusters. "The life of millions cannot be put at stake ...
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Girl fatally run over by truck in Chennai 20.1.2015 TOI: Cities
A four-year-old girl who was playing in front of her house was fatally run over by a jet-rodding truck at Pulianthope here on Tuesday ...
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Drinking water trucked into US city after oil spill 20.1.2015 TOI: The United States
Truckloads of drinking water were being shipped to the eastern Montana city of Glendive on Monday after traces of a major oil spill along the Yellowstone River were detected in public water supplies, raising concerns about a potential health ...
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Police seizes 70 bags of mussels 19.1.2015 Kangla Online
Police seizes 70 bags of mussels
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Singda Dam water stock runs low - E-Pao.net 18.1.2015 dam - Google News
Singda Dam water stock runs low E-Pao.net Imphal, January 17 2015 : Imphal area's main source of potable water, Singda Dam faces acute shortage of water. Rapid drying up of the reservoir has raised concern and fear among the villagers of Singda area that the existing stock of water may last ...
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Private companies may be roped in for Ganga sewage treatment 17.1.2015 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
Guided by its self-imposed deadline to clean the Ganga by 2018, the government is planning to involve private sector in a big way by introducing a ‘revenue model’ for sewage treatment in all 118 towns along the banks of the national ...
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From PM Modi's Varanasi, a Kilometre-Long Complaint 16.1.2015 NDTV
Before his morning walk this morning, Anwar Khan put to paper his complaints about dirty sewage water, open garbage dumps and the lax attitude of the municipal corporation in his area. Mr Khan wants ...
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A proactive solution to tackle municipal waste in Bhopal 16.1.2015 TOI: Cities
The crying case of disposal and burning of municipal solid waste in Bhanpur may have a proactive ...
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Pollution: NGT orders joint inspection at steel plant 15.1.2015 ET: Steel
"The trade effluent (liquid waste), stack and ambient air quality samples would be collected and analysed... The samples would be tested at the laboratory of the CPCB.
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SC raps govt on clean-up 15.1.2015 Telegraph: Nation
The Supreme Court today ticked off the Narendra Modi government on the ambitious Ganga cleaning project, asking whether it intends to complete the exercise in its present term by 2018 or needed another five-year term for the job.
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Companies will be legally required to reveal chemicals used for fracking 14.1.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page
Infrastructure bill amendments on ground water pollution and ‘well-by-well disclosure’ accepted, but Labour maintains regulation is still flawed Fracking companies will be legally bound to reveal the chemicals used to blast gas out of every well they drill and to better monitor for groundwater pollution, under concessions made by the government in parliament. But the Labour party, which proposed the changes, said many flaws remained and ministers remain “zealously opposed” to the necessary regulation. The Labour party proposed over a dozen amendments to the infrastructure bill currently passing through parliament, including baseline measurements of methane gas in groundwater, well-by-well disclosure of chemicals in the fracking fluid used and a legal duty to consult the water industry during the planning process. The government has now accepted the first two and is consulting on the ...
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