User: ssurekha Topic: Environment
Category: Waste :: Hazardous Waste
Last updated: Apr 15 2020 23:25 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bengaluru Water Bodies Look Cleaner, 3 Weeks Into Coronavirus Lockdown 15.4.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Bengaluru's water bodies have been notorious for being polluted all the time.
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Cleaner River Water, Better Air Quality - Positive Effects Of Lockdown 5.4.2020 NDTV News - India-news
The nationwide lockdown that brought 1.3 billion people to a stop has apparently caused positive changes in the environment, atleast temporarily. Skies are clearer and river water seems cleaner.
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Yamuna River's Water "Looking Cleaner" Amid Lockdown: Delhi Jal Board 5.4.2020 NDTV News - India-news
The closure of industrial units in Delhi-NCR during the lockdown led to an improvement in water quality of the Yamuna river toxic wastes and effluents are not being discharged into it, said...
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West Bengal tops list in sites contaminated by toxic substances 9.3.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
CPCB data show a total of 324 sites affected in India, with 196 still awaiting confirmation
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Chennai Buzz: New performance-based waste contract | Corporation’s ‘secret agents’ | New Year eve security… and more 30.12.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Waste, water, commute options -- catch the important civic news from your city over the last seven days,
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Green Laws Must For Railway Stations: National Green Tribunal 15.12.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Railway stations across the country are required to obtain necessary environmental permissions as several polluting activities take place there, the National Green Tribunal has said.
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50000 workers face serious health risks in illegal e-waste processing units in Delhi 11.11.2019 Citizen Matters
A study identified 15 e-waste processing hotspots in Delhi, housing 5000 units that operate without any safeguards for its employees, who are exposed to chemical or metallic dusts, vapour and acidic effluents.
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Delhi Water Crisis Over, Says Arvind Kejriwal; Situation "Back To Normal" 1.10.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today that "water production" was back to normal in the national capital and the "crisis" was over, a day after water supply to several areas of the Delhi was...
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Delhi Water Plants Stop Operations After Ammonia Spike, Supply Affected 30.9.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Water supply to several areas of the national capital was affected on Monday after the Chandrawal and Wazirabad water treatment plants were forced to "stop" operations upon noticing spike in ammonia...
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Haryana to release more water to dilute amonia, DJB to ensure water supply to city: Kejriwal 30.9.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said the Haryana government has assured to soon release more water for the National Capital to dilute the presence of ammonia. The CM said he has directed the Delhi Jal Board to ensure that no part of the capital goes dry and if required, divert water […]
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Delhi Stops Operations As Ammonia Levels Rise At 2 Water Treatment Plants 30.9.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said high ammonia levels, caused by dumping of industrial waste into the Yamuna river in Haryana's Panipat, has forced Delhi's Chandrawal and Wazirabad water...
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IIT Guwahati to set-up Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Materials 20.9.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The "NRL-Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Sustainable Materials" will be set up in collaboration with Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL).
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Indonesia Returning Hundreds Of Containers Of Contaminated Waste To West 19.9.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Indonesia is sending back hundreds of containers of contaminated waste to the West after shipments supposedly containing plastic meant for recycling were found to hide hazardous substances, customs...
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Indonesia Sends Back Hundreds Of Shipping Containers Full Of Waste 4.9.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Indonesia has sent hundreds of garbage-filled shipping containers back to their countries of origin, according to the customs agency, as the Southeast Asian nation pushes back against becoming a...
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Act Against Ganga Polluters: Pollution Control Board To 4 State Boards 2.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Taking strict note of effluent and industrial waste being discharged into the Ganga river, the CPCB has directed four state pollution control boards to take action on units, including closing them, if...
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Sri Lanka Says Part Of Illegal Waste From UK Sent To India 26.7.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Sri Lankan investigation into nearly 3,000 tonnes of illegally imported hazardous waste has shown that some of it was sent on to India and Dubai, a top minister said Friday.
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Flow of raw sewage into Ganga will be stopped by 2022-Shekhawat 28.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Jal Shakti Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat today asserted that flow of raw sewage into the river Ganga will be completely stopped by 2022 and the government is working on a Mission Mode to achieve this target.
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Ganga River Water Unfit For Drinking, Bathing: Pollution Control Board 30.5.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The Ganga River water is absolutely unfit for "direct drinking" and only seven spots from where it passes can be consumed after disinfection, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has said.
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How to turn waste to wealth: Let’s Recycle 27.5.2019 BusinessLine - Specials
Nepra builds a supply chain that connects waste generators/collectors to recyclers
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India sets the tone at COP meetings of Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions held in Geneva. 16.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The joint meetings of three conventions on chemicals and waste that is the fourteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal  (COP 14) was held along with the ninth meeting of the COP to Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade and the ninth meeting of the COP to Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants.
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