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West Bengal Treats Only 49 Per Cent Of Wastewater Before Dumping It In Ganga, Says National Green Tribunal

West Bengal Treats Only 49 Per Cent Of Wastewater Before Dumping It In Ganga, Says National Green Tribunal
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Voicing dissatisfaction over the steps taken by the West Bengal government to clean the Ganga, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the state to monitor the progress in the implementation of pollution laws ...
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Kolkata To Have 5 More Automatic Air Quality Monitoring Stations By March

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Air Pollution News West Bengal
At present, there are eight automatic air quality monitoring stations and 75 manual stations in West Bengal, out of which 17 are in Kolkata ...
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Kolkata On Zero-Emission Pathway, CM Mamata Banerjee Flags Off 20 Electric Buses In The City, 60 More To Ply On Roads Soon

Kolkata On Zero-Emission Pathway, CM Mamata Banerjee Flags Off 20 Electric Buses In The City, 60 More To Ply On Roads Soon
Electric Vehicles West Bengal
Kolkata city gets 20 electric buses by Tata Motors, 60 more to ply on city’s roads soon which will make Kolkata lead the path for being one of the few Indian cities with heavy dependence on electric transportation ...
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More Electric Vehicles To Ply In New Town Kolkata As E-Buses Gain Popularity Within Few Months

More Electric Vehicles To Ply In New Town Kolkata As E-Buses Gain Popularity Within Few Months
Electric Vehicles News West Bengal
New Town Kolkata, which got gold certification for being eco-friendly last year plans to ply more electric vehicles to combat the rising air pollution, after receiving a positive response from the people for three electric buses deployed last year ...
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West Bengal’s Nadia Is Educating School Students About Menstrual Hygiene Management With One Of A Kind Initiative

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Menstrual Hygiene West Bengal
Pink Flag movement in Nadia, West Bengal, teaches adolescent girls about menstruation through interactive activities like quiz, storytelling, essay competitions among others ...
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Kolkata Firms Told To Cover Construction Areas To Prevent Air Pollution: West Bengal Environment Minister

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Air Pollution News West Bengal
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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Air Pollution: Kolkata’s Air Becomes ‘Severe’ On New Year’s Day, Says West Bengal Pollution Control Board

Air Pollution: Kolkata’s Air Becomes 'Severe' On New Year's Day, Says West Bengal Pollution Control Board
Air Pollution News
According to an official from West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB), one of the key factors for Kolkata’s air quality to deteriorate to severe levels due to pollution caused by bursting of firecrackers to celebrate the New Year ...
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Air Pollution: Air Quality In North Kolkata Reaches ‘Severe’ Level

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Air Pollution News West Bengal
With the air quality index peaking at severe category in the residential areas of north Kolkata, Environmentalist S M Ghosh has blamed open waste burning for the situation ...
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Pollution Control Agency Not Proactive On Kolkata Air Quality: Activists

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Air Pollution West Bengal
Kolkata has been observing air quality oscillating between ‘very poor’ and ‘severe’ for several weeks as Environment activists hold WPCB accountable for inaction ...
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Contempt Petition In NGT Over Pollution In Kolkata Lake During Chhath Puja

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National Green Tribunal News West Bengal
A Plea has been filed against the Chhath Devotees in Kolkata who defied the National Green Tribunal ban against polluting the Rabindra Sarobar lake as they offered prayers and burst crackers by the river to celebrate the festival ...
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National Pollution Prevention Day: ‘Save Green And Stay Clean’, Says West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

National Pollution Prevention Day: ‘Save Green And Stay Clean’, Says West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee
Air Pollution News West Bengal
As high air pollution engulfs Kolkata, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee urges people to adopt eco-friendly lifestyle and save trees, on the occasion of the National Pollution Prevention Day ...
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While Delhi Continues To Witness ‘Very Poor’ Air Quality, Kolkata Also Faces Mounting Levels Of Air Pollution

While Delhi Continues To Witness ‘Very Poor’ Air Quality, Kolkata also faces mounting levels of air pollution
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The Air Quality Index of various cities recorded by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) shows that Kolkata is facing the menace of mounting pollution levels along with Delhi and experts point out that vehicular and industrial emissions are to be blamed ...
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