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River Pollution: Bio-Adsorbents – Cost-Effective Option For Ridding Industrial Wastewater Of Heavy Metals

A study conducted by the Ministry of Water Resources analysed the amount of heavy metals in Indian rivers from 2014 to 2017, high concentration of metals exceeding the permissible limits for drinking water were observed in rivers such as the Ganga, Rapti, Ramganga ...
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Air Pollution Delhi News

Central Pollution Control Board Lashes Out At Traffic Police, Civic Bodies For Not Addressing Air Pollution Complaints

Central Pollution Control Board Chairperson Mr. Parihar also sought response to why a large number of air pollution related complaints received through the CPCB's social media account were not resolved ...
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Air Pollution News West Bengal

Kolkata Firms Told To Cover Construction Areas To Prevent Air Pollution: West Bengal Environment Minister

In addition to covering construction areas, to curb the vehicular pollution, 15-year old commercial vehicles were denied entry in Kolkata ...
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Take Cue People! Actor Gul Panag Celebrates Four Years Of Her Electric Vehicle Journey, Says There Is No Going Back
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Take Cue People! Actor Gul Panag Celebrates Four Years Of Her Electric Vehicle Journey, Says There Is No Going Back

To inspire people, Gul Panag about her journey of driving an electric vehicle in India, says, “Once you go electric, there is no going back” ...
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Bihar News Waste Management

Bihar’s Muzaffarpur Is Changing The Face Of Waste Management And State’s Other Cities Are Following Its Lead

Muzaffarpur has become the cleanest city of Bihar and the first city in North India to follow waste segregation at source, the waste management model of the city is being adapted by the other local bodies in the state ...
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Delhi Air Quality Improves To ‘Poor’, CPCB Directs Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, To Submit ‘Action Taken’ Report

Central Pollution Control Board has asked for a report of the actions taken by Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi to prevent illegal dumping and burning of construction, demolition and municipal solid waste ...
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Meet 58-Year-Old Man From Manipur Who Is Using Plastic Waste To Make Brooms

A 58-year-old innovator from Manipur has found a way of re-using the disposed of plastic water bottles to combat the problem of plastic pollution in the state while also generating income for the people of his village ...
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Air Pollution News

Air Pollution: EPCA To Work With Insurance Companies To Ensure Mandatory Linking Of PUC With Vehicle Insurance

A vehicle without a ‘Pollution under control’ certificate is liable for prosecution under the Motor Vehicles Act ...
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To Make Urban Uttar Pradesh Open Defecation Free By 2022, Additional Assistance Of Rs 12,000 Will Be Given Per Toilet
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Secretary, MoHUA, Durga Shanker Mishra Gives A Thumbs Up To The Urban Local Bodies For Their Swachh Contribution

Highlighting that Urban India will be able to become open defecation free by October 2, 2019, Secretary, Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs, Durga Shanker Mishra shared a status update on progress made so far by the Swachh Bharat Mission – Urban ...
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Puducherry Commits To Eliminate Single Use Plastics, Will Impose A Ban From March 1
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Puducherry Commits To Eliminate Single-Use Plastics, Will Impose A Ban From March 1

To gift a plastic-free state to the future generations, Puducherry government has decided to ban the production, sale and use of single-use plastic products including non-biodegradable carry bags in the union territory from March 1, said Chief Minister V Narayanasamy ...
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Sudarsan Pattnaik’s Sand Art On National Youth Day Inspires Youth To Aim For Green Environment
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Sudarsan Pattnaik’s Sand Art On National Youth Day Inspires Youth To Aim For Green Environment

On the occasion of Swami Vivekananda's 156th birth anniversary which is also celebrated as National Youth Day, Padma Shri Awardee Sudarsan Pattnaik created sand art at Puri beach in Odisha on the theme of 'Green environment' to inspire the youth ...
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Air Pollution News

Environment Ministry Rolls Out The Much Awaited National Clean Air Programme To Combat Air Pollution in 102 Cities

Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change maintains that the National Clean Air Programme will not be legally binding but besides aiming to reduce air pollution, pollution monitoring stations will be increased and efforts will be taken to increase awareness about the pollution ...
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