Water Pollution

Water Pollution

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

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News Rivers Of India
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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Plastic Pollution: Fishing Harbours, Beaches Near Fishing Villages See ‘High’ Beach Litter, Says Government

Plastic Pollution: Fishing Harbours, Beaches Near Fishing Villages See 'High' Beach Litter, Says Government
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In a written reply in Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Environment Mahesh Sharma said in recent years, plastic pollution has been identified as a key component of marine debris in beaches all over the world ...
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11 New Projects Sanctioned To Rejuvenate River Yamuna By Nitin Gadkari

All Stakeholders Must Work Together To Free Delhi From Water, Air Pollution, Says Union Minister Nitin Gadkari
Delhi News Yamuna Clean-Up
In an effort to clean Yamuna river in Dlehi, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari laid foundation stones of eleven projects to conserve the 22-km stretch of the Yamuna in the national capital from Wazirabad to Okhla barrage ...
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Water Pollution: Waste Water Discharge Into Rivers Should Be Reduced To Zero, Says NITI Aayog

Water Pollution: Waste Water Discharge Into Rivers Should Be Reduced To Zero, Says NITI Aayog
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NITI Ayog, in its report on comprehensive national Strategy for New India, recommended that wastewater discharge from industrial units into rivers and other water bodies should be reduced to zero and stringent civil penalties should be put to strengthen enforcement of environment-related acts ...
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National Green Tribunal Slaps Rs. 50 Crore Penalty On Karnataka For Neglecting Bengaluru Lakes

National Green Tribunal Slaps Rs. 50 Crore Penalty On Karnataka For Neglecting Bengaluru Lakes
Karnataka News
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has also asked Bengaluru’s civic body to deposit Rs. 25 crore with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), of which Rs. 10 crore will be transferred to the state pollution board ...
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With ‘One Day-One Hour’ A Week Initiative, Pune Municipal Corporation Aims To Clean-up Mula And Mutha Rivers

With ‘One Day-One Hour’ A Week Initiative, Pune Municipal Corporation Aims To Clean-up Mula And Mutha Rivers
Maharashtra News
As Mula and Mutha rivers inch towards becoming a serious health hazard, Pune Municipal Corporations steps in to help clean-up the dying rivers of the city ...
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Delhi Government Tells Supreme Court: Steps Are Being Taken To Rejuvenate 201 Water Bodies

Delhi Government Tells Supreme Court: Steps Are Being Taken To Rejuvenate 201 Water Bodies
Delhi News
Delhi government informs the Supreme Court that taking up cleaning of all 1,011 identified water bodies at one go will not be practical and added that they intend to clean up all water bodies eventually ...
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Once Infamous As A Littering Spot, Bengaluru’s Jakkur Lake Is Now Known For Its Lush Greenery

Citizens in Bengaluru beautify Jakkur lake by planting 300 varieties of trees
Karnataka Swachh Warriors
A group of citizens from Bengaluru came together in 2014 to end the littering menace near the Jakkur lake through weekly cleanup and tree plantations drives ...
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Plastic Waste Crisis: EU Pledges 300 Million Euros To Protect Oceans From The Menace Of Plastic Marine Litter

Plastic Waste Crisis: EU Pledges 300 Million Euros To Protect Oceans From The Menace Of Plastic Marine Litter
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Plastic waste is increasingly polluting the oceans and according to an estimate, by 2050 the oceans could contain more plastic than fish by weight which has prompted the global agencies like United Nations and European Union take measure to protect the oceans ...
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National Green Tribunal Imposes Rs. 50 Crore Fine On Delhi Government For Inaction Against Stainless Steel Pickling Industries

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National Green Tribunal News
A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel blamed the state government for not closing the industrial units despite its specific directions ...
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Nod to Indian Institute Of Technology-Roorkee Report on Purana Qila Lake Revival, National Green Tribunal

Nod to Indian Institute Of Technology-Roorkee Report on Purana Qila Lake Revival, National Green Tribunal
National Green Tribunal News
The National Green Tribunal has given its nod to the revival of the iconic Purana Qila lake here by laying impermeable plastic lining on its bed and has rejected the claim that the project was being undertaken in a manner which would damage the environment ...
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Groundwater Recharge Of Purana Qila Lake Being Done As Per IIT-Roorkee’s Suggestion: Construction Firm Tells NGT

Groundwater Recharge Of Purana Qila Lake Being Done As Per IIT-Roorkee's Suggestion: Construction Firm Tells NGT
Delhi News
National Building Construction Corporation, in its report to National Green Tribunal said that development work of Purana Qila is being done as per the suggestions of the IIT-Roorkee and rainwater harvesting structures are being built for ground water recharge ...
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