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Plastic Ban: The ban on single-use plastic items was rolled out on the 72nd Independence Day
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Plastic Ban: Uttar Pradesh Bans Plastic, Thermocol Items On Independence Day

Anyone found with 100 grams of polythene will be fined Rs 1,000 in Uttar Pradesh and those with five kilogram will have to pay Rs 25,000 under the plastic rule ...
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Uttar Pradesh's Huge Plantation Drives: But Where Is The Space, Ask Green Activists
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Uttar Pradesh’s Huge Plantation Drives: But Where Is The Space, Ask Green Activists

These are "paper trees to be found only in government files", remarks green activists on current and previous Uttar Pradesh governments’ ambitious plans to plant crores of saplings ...
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Tree Plantation: Vertical gardens will be set up on drains, flyovers and metro rail corridors to reduce air pollution
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Air Pollution: Noida Opts For Vertical Gardens To Provide Clean Air

Noida Authority plans to set up vertical gardens under the metro rail corridors, elevated roads, flyovers and drains to increase city’s green cover and provide clean air ...
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NGT closes 124 industrial units polluting rivers Kali, Krishna and Hindon in western UP
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National Green Tribunal Cracks Down On Industries Polluting Kali, Krishna And Hindon Rivers

The NGT directed the district magistrates of six districts through which rivers Hindon, Kali and Krishna flow, to submit an action plan for providing potable water to villagers in the areas ...
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Garbage collection vehicles were flagged off in Bareilly by the district administration
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Bareilly Takes Baby Steps Towards ODF Plus Status, Flags Off Garbage Collection Tricycles

The waste collection vehicles are expected to ease the process of waste collection from households in Bareilly ...
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Clean Vasundhara Storm Water Drains Within Four Weeks: National Green Tribunal Orders Ghaziabad Authorities

As per a please filed by the residents of Vasundhara in Ghaziabad, the drains have been converted into an open sewer and remains choked which leads to hazardous sewer waste overflowing in the streets ...
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To beat plastic pollution, Uttar Pradesh imposed a plastic ban on July 15
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Uttar Pradesh Plastic Ban: Noida Authority Imposes Heavy Fines On Vendors Using Plastic Carry Bags

Seizing three kilos of plastic bags and collecting Rs 17,000 as fine from vendors, the Noida authority announced that plastic carry bags or any other items made of thermocol will be banned from August 15 and violators will be punished according to the law ...
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Noida Authority begins work to remove landfill site from Sector 54
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Noida Authority Complies To NGT Order, Begins Work To Remove Landfill Site From Sector 54

In compliance with NGT’s order, the waste would be dried to be transported away from the site and later segregated ...
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Authorities Should Show Greater Concern On Taj Mahal Than UNESCO: Supreme Court

Earlier this month, the Supreme Court had slammed the Centre, Uttar Pradesh government and Archaeological Survey of India for their apathy in protecting the iconic Taj Mahal in Agra, asking it whether preservation of the monument was a "tamasha" (drama) or a "joke ...
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Is Protection Of Taj Mahal A Joke? Supreme Court Slams Taj Trapezium Zone Authority Over Air Pollution

In its defense, the Taj Trapezium Zone (TTZ) authority said that mechanized sweeping of roads have started to prevent dust pollution and of the total 1,174 industries in the area, 474 have switched to natural gas while 697 have closed down ...
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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Bans Use Of Plastic Bottles In His State Secretariat Office And Home

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced a ban on plastic in the state from July 15 ...
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Polluting Vehicles To Be Restricted In Taj Trapezium Zone: Uttar Pradesh Government Tells Supreme Court

The draft report prepared by the Uttar Pradesh government suggested a comprehensive traffic management plan encouraging visitor to either travel on foot or use eco-friendly vehicles near the Taj Mahal, a UNESCO world heritage site ...
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