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Air Pollution: National Green Tribunal Acts Tough, Directs Six States To Submit Action Plan By April 30
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Air Pollution: National Green Tribunal Acts Tough, Directs Six States To Submit Action Plan By April 30

The National Green Tribunal has ordered the chief secretaries of Assam, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Punjab, Uttarakhand, and Nagaland governments to submit their action plans for improving air quality by April 30, in the absence of which these states will be liable to pay Rs. 25 lakh each ...
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United Nations Environment Assembly Adopts India’s Resolutions On Single-Use Plastic, Sustainable Nitrogen Management

The resolution adopted by the United Nations Environment Assembly on addressing single-use plastic pollution urges members to develop national or regional plans, propose environment-friendly alternatives and improve waste management practices ...
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Customs Duty On Electric Vehicles Parts Increased From 2020, To Boost Local Production
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Customs Duty On Electric Vehicles Parts Increased From 2020, To Boost Local Production

As per the Department of Heavy Industries (DHI) the basic import duty on lithium-ion cells which are used in the manufacturing of battery packs will be doubled while the battery pack used in manufacturing electric vehicles will be tripled, to encourage indigenous manufacturing of EVs and make these more affordable ...
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National Green Tribunal Directs Delhi Chief Secretary To Submit Quarterly Report On Solid Waste Management
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National Green Tribunal Directs Delhi Chief Secretary To Submit Quarterly Report On Solid Waste Management

The Delhi chief secretary has been asked by the National Green Tribunal to monitor the progress in the implementation of the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 in the city and has ordered that at least three wards, zones, circles in each municipal corporation may be notified within two weeks which will be made fully compliant within the next six months ...
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United Nations Alliance To Halt Environmentally Destructive Fashion Practices

The fashion industry is the second-biggest consumer of water, generating around 20 per cent of the world's wastewater and releasing half a million tons of synthetic microfibers into the ocean annually, as per a UN report ...
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Delhi Commission For Women Sends Notice To North MCD Over Lack Of Public Toilets For Women In Major Market

The Delhi Commission for Women has issued a notice to the North Delhi Municipal Corporation for failing to build toilet facilities for women in a major market ...
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Do CNG Vehicles Cause Air Pollution, High Court Asks Delhi Government
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Do CNG Vehicles Cause Air Pollution, High Court Asks Delhi Government

While hearing a plea filed by an NGO, Delhi High Court has posed the query to the Delhi government about CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) vehicles contributing to air pollution in the national capital and has given four weeks to it file a status report on the impact of such vehicles ...
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For This Teenager, Pollution Makes Her Heart Throb

“Plant that one tree, pick up that one plastic bottle, the little things matter,” said 17-year-old Charlotte Wanja in an emotional speech to delegates from 170 countries at the week-long UN Environment Assembly ...
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As A Green Initiative Karimnagar Municipal Body Makes Rooftop Solar Panels Mandatory For Large Structures
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As A Green Initiative Karimnagar Municipal Body Makes Rooftop Solar Panels Mandatory For Large Structures

Telangana’s Karimnagar Municipal Corporation has passed a resolution making it compulsory for all houses, apartments, community halls, and commercial establishments that have a built-up area of over 2700 square feet to install solar panels on their rooftops ...
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National Green Tribunal Directs Inland Container Depot At Tughlakabad To Phase Out Diesel Vehicles In 6 Months
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National Green Tribunal Directs Inland Container Depot At Tughlakabad To Phase Out Diesel Vehicles In 6 Months

In a bid to curb air pollution, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Inland Container Depot at Tughlakabad to phase out diesel vehicles within six months and submit an action plan about the same in one month ...
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National Green Tribunal Seeks Action Taken Report On Ashwani Khud River Cleanup In Himachal Pradesh
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National Green Tribunal Seeks Action Taken Report On Ashwani Khud River Cleanup In Himachal Pradesh

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked the Himachal Pradesh government to provide a report on actions taken by it to clean the Ashwani Khud river, which had heaps of plastic waste flowing into it as per a video that went viral last year ...
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Publicise Water Quality Of Ganga At Strategic Locations: National Green Tribunal To UP, Uttarakhand Governemnt
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Publicise Water Quality Of Ganga At Strategic Locations: National Green Tribunal To UP, Uttarakhand Governemnt

Voicing dissatisfaction over the steps taken by the Uttarakhand government to clean the Ganga, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Uttarakhand and the UP pollution control boards to publicise the water quality of the river at all strategic locations on a monthly basis and indicate if it is fit for bathing and drinking ...
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