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River Ganga’s Water Is Fit For Bathing: Govt

River Ganga’s Water Is Fit For Bathing: Govt

Under the Namami Gange Programme, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) is carrying out water quality assessment of the River Ganga at 97 locations in five states through respective State Pollution Control Boards (SPCBs).

14 March 2022
Deaths Linked To PM2.5 Pollution In India Increased By 2.5 Times In 2 Decades: Report

Deaths Linked To PM2.5 Pollution In India Increased By 2.5 Times In 2 Decades: Report

Poor air quality was the fourth leading risk factor for early death worldwide in 2019, surpassed only by high blood pressure, tobacco use and poor diet.

01 March 2022

Send Applications To Obtain Consent To Establish, Operate By March 10: DPCC To Industries

In the notice, it has said that no person without its prior consent shall establish or take steps to establish any industrial unit or disposal system thereof...

NGT Asks 100 Industrial Units In Maharashtra To Pay Rs 186 Crore Compensation For Water Pollution

NGT Asks 100 Industrial Units In Maharashtra To Pay Rs 186 Crore Compensation For Water Pollution

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked 100 industrial units in Palghar to collectively pay around Rs 186 crore as environmental compensation for polluting...

29 January 2022

Lightning Storm Ignited Gas Leak In Gulf Of Mexico

The accident caused a subaquatic firestorm that seemed to boil the waters of the Gulf of Mexico, prompting environmentalists to lash out.

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20 June 2021
Sri Lanka Ship Fire Causes Significant Damage To The Planet: UN

Sri Lanka Ship Fire Causes Significant Damage To The Planet: UN

The container ship carrying chemicals sank off Sri Lanka’s capital on Thursday nearly a month after catching fire, raising concerns about a possible...


08 December 2020
Experts Blame Heavy Metal Content In Water, Milk For Mystery Disease In Andhra

Experts Blame Heavy Metal Content In Water, Milk For Mystery Disease In Andhra

Mystery disease claimed one life, 500 fell ill after bouts of fits and nausea in Andhra Pradesh's Eluru


08 December 2020
The Tragic Song Of Our Rivers Of Hope

The Tragic Song Of Our Rivers Of Hope

The alarming degradation of our rivers is a reflection of our times. But if they die, so do we.


07 December 2019
Marine Life Under Threat As Oceans Run Out Of Oxygen Due To Climate Change

Marine Life Under Threat As Oceans Run Out Of Oxygen Due To Climate Change

The largest peer-reviewed study to date on ocean oxygen loss concluded that deoxygenation is already altering the balance of marine life to the detriment of...


06 December 2019
Bangalore's 200 Lakes: How A Boon Became A Bane

Bangalore's 200 Lakes: How A Boon Became A Bane

Litigation over the upkeep of Bangalore's lakes within its municipal limits is a perennial issue, encroachment and sewage inflow being the main challenges


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22 November 2019
Supreme Court Declines To Stay NGT Ban On RO Filters

Supreme Court Declines To Stay NGT Ban On RO Filters

The SC asked the RO Manufacturers to approach the government on the NGT order prohibiting the use of RO filters.


18 November 2019
'No Need Of Odd-Even Scheme Now As Skies Have Cleared Up,' Says Arvind Kejriwal

'No Need Of Odd-Even Scheme Now As Skies Have Cleared Up,' Says Arvind Kejriwal

In an attempt to reduce traffic congestion to tackle pollution, the odd-even scheme was enforced in the national capital from November 4 to 15.


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