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Thursday, October 05, 2017

Maharashtra has the most polluted rivers in India: Report
The Hindustan Times

Maharashtra has the most number of polluted rivers in India, with 49 of the 315 river stretches identified running through the state, reveals a recent Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) report submitted to the Union environment ministry. For the more....

Proposed Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway Will Serve As A Bridge To Allow Animals To Cross Safely
Mid – Day

Following the Ministry of Environment and Forest's (MoEF) insistence that wildlife experts examine all road projects passing through eco-sensitive zones, Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) has decided to alter plans for the wildli more....

Water bodies near Ooty polluted by industrial effluents
The Times of India

Udhagamandalam: Pollution has been a perennial problem for Toda tribes living in 20-odd villages and residents of Valluvar Nagar in and around the Sandynallah area on the outskirts of Ooty as effluents from a nearby industrial unit are discharged int more....

Textile cos launch Noyyal river cleaning drive
The Times of India

Tirupur: Amid complaints about industrial pollution in Noyyal River, 19 trade associations, mostly from the knitwear industry, have joined hands to clean up the waterbody. The clean-up drive was inaugurated by animal husbandry minister Udumalai K Rad more....

80 tonnes of debris removed from Yamuna floodplain: DDA to NGT
India Today

New Delhi, Oct 4 (PTI) The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) today told the National Green Tribunal that it has removed around 80 tonnes of debris dumped on the Yamuna floodplains after the idol immersions in the recent festivals. The green panel more....

80 tonnes of debris removed from Yamuna floodplain: DDA to NGT
India Today

New Delhi, Oct 4 (PTI) The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) today told the National Green Tribunal that it has removed around 80 tonnes of debris dumped on the Yamuna floodplains after the idol immersions in the recent festivals. The green panel more....

Centre approves setting up a turtle sanctuary in Allahabad
The Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Amid uncertainty over the fate of existing turtle sanctuary in Varanasi, the government has given its go ahead for setting up a new centre to conserve this aquatic creature in Allahabad. Idea of this project - called 'Developing River Biod more....

Delhi’s “Poor” Air Quality Only to Worsen in the Next Few Days
The Quint

The air quality of the national capital on Wednesday turned "poor" and the situation would further deteriorate in the next few days, according to central government agency SAFAR, which monitors air pollution. The day-long average of PM 2.5 and PM 10 more....

India’s renewable energy capacity to double by 2022, report says
The Hindustan Times

India’s renewable energy capacity will more than double by 2022, which would be enough to overtake renewable expansion in the European Union for the first time, International Energy Agency (IEA) said in a report. The country’s renewable energy insta more....

Wetlands issue deserves very serious attention: Supreme Court to Centre
The New Indian Express

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today expressed concern over the disappearance of wetlands in the country and told the government that this was an important issue which deserved very serious attention. A wetland is a marshy land area like swamps or man more....

Gurgaon’s air quality to be assessed pre and post Diwali
The Hindustan Times

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), in association with the state pollution department, plans to assess air pollution symptoms of respiratory diseases among residents of Gurgaon before and after the festival of Diwali. A survey will be condu more....

Yesterdays News (Wednesday, October 04, 2017 )
RAISING WALL HEIGHT AT IGIA CAN’T REDUCE NOISE: IIT TO NGT
Frame tough norms against polluting poultry farms: NGT
Come Deepavali, It’s the Explosion of Hot Air Around Pollution That Hurts Us More
Yamuna pollution: Religious rites cannot clash with our ecological responsibilities
Here’s why dead fish, marine animals are washing up Maharashtra shores
NGT asks Delhi Government to submit status report on Yamuna post idol immersion
Hyderabad water bodies pollute after Durga idol immersions
Wildlife crime bureau ties up with OLX to deter online trade of animal parts
EU to commit some $1 billion to better protect marine life
Groundwater levels sinking but Gurugram does nothing to stop extraction
WWF-India launches environment-education portal

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