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China steps up after India fails to sign Teesta water-sharing deal with Bangladesh for a decade 29.9.2020 Scroll.in
Dhaka has received support from Beijing to develop a $1 billion engineering scheme on the river.
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Global climate strikers send out message to govt 26.9.2020 The Assam Tribune
Global climate strikers send out message to govt
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Are this year's wildfires too big for Washington to ignore? 17.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

As wildfires continue their path of destruction through the West, Washington is feeling new urgency to rethink the country's land management policies.

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Here’s How Big Farms Got a Big Government Pass on Air Pollution 16.9.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published by the Center for Public Integrity.  On nice days, Elsie Herring can sink back into her porch rocking chair, enjoying the rural property that’s been in her family since 1891. Other days, the wind carries a foul-smelling mist that chokes Herring and coats the pink siding of her home. It’s […]
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Column: Conflict over wildfire causes isn't about politics, but science vs. science denial 15.9.2020 LA Times: Business

The warming trend afflicting California and the West is indisputable, except to those with minds shut tight. That's President Trump in a nutshell.

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‘Illegal mining’ could soon become legal. Modi government gives just 10 days for public feedback 3.9.2020 Scroll.in
Mining companies stand to benefit from one of the amendments being pushed through without proper public consultation.
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Delhi High Court seeks Centre’s stand on plea for 60-day extension to reply to translated EIA draft 31.8.2020 Scroll.in
The petitioner said the government has translated the draft only in a few vernacular languages and not uploaded it on pollution control board websites.
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Mountaineering is a modern invention – and it may be time to stop clamouring for the summit 30.8.2020 Scroll.in
The sport has left landscapes littered and degraded.
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Flipkart Commits To Fully Transition To EVs By 2030 25.8.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
Walmart owned Flipkart has announced a commitment to fully electrify its fleet of vehicles by 2030. The e-commerce giant has announced that it is joining the Climate Group's global initiative EV100...
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Thousands allowed to bypass environmental rules in pandemic 24.8.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
Thousands of oil and gas operations, government facilities and other sites won permission to stop monitoring for hazardous emissions or otherwise bypass rules intended to protect health and the environment because of the coronavirus outbreak, The Associated Press has found.
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"Online Education For UP Children Is An Impractical Step": Akhilesh Yadav 22.8.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday termed as impractical the decision of the Uttar Pradesh government to impart online education following the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic.
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Lawsuit targets federal plan that would allow more drilling on public lands in southwest Colorado 20.8.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Six environmental groups filed the lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Denver Wednesday against the Bureau of Land Management and the Interior Department, the BLM's parent agency.
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EIA 2020: Jairam Ramesh says draft part of moves by Centre to dilute environmental laws 19.8.2020 Scroll.in
He described the notification as ‘deeply anti-democratic,’ ‘anti-public’ and ‘anti-cooperative federalism’.
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Meet Dr Rattan Lal, winner of the World Food Prize 18.8.2020 Rediff: News
'Respect nature, working with (it) rather than against it.'
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India Sends Team To Mauritius To Assist In Oil Spill 16.8.2020 NDTV News - India-news
India has sent technical equipment and a team of specialists to Mauritius to help local authorities deal with an environmental crisis after an oil spill from a Japanese ship, a government official...
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EIA 2020 criticism is premature as draft is not final, says Prakash Javadekar 10.8.2020 Scroll.in
The minister of environment also took a shot at the Congress, alleging that its erstwhile government did not consult people on such decisions.
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Natural allies? Administrations in both India and US are trying to dilute environmental protections 6.8.2020 Scroll.in
Modi and Trump are attempting to advance industry by weakening environmental impact assessment provisions and reducing environmental scrutiny for projects.
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EIA 2020: Karnataka High Court directs Centre to not publish draft notification till September 7 5.8.2020 Scroll.in
The court noted that the people had not been given sufficient time to file their objections amid the coronavirus crisis.
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Oil company Allenco and its leaders face criminal charges over deteriorating wells 5.8.2020 LA Times: Environment

Officials say the inactive Allenco drilling site near USC continues to pose a potential risk to public health and safety.

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People live longer in blue states than red; new study points to impact of state policies 4.8.2020 LA Times: Health

A new study traces how the policies adopted by Democratic and Republican states over the last several decades have helped widen the gap in life expectancy.

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