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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Recycle plastic and say No to paper: Part I
Afternoon

The Maharashtra government has imposed a total ban on the produce, possession, and use of plastic bags with effect from June 2018. And have come out with a heavy fine to be levied if plastic bags are even possessed in one’s custody (this will certain more....

Experts fail to find origin of nuclear pollution cloud over Europe
Reuters

OSLO (Reuters) - International experts have not been able to find what caused a cloud of radioactive pollution that spread over Europe last year and prompted fears of a nuclear leak, Swedish authorities said on Monday. Monitoring stations recorded h more....

Researchers accidentally engineer plastic-eating enzyme
The New Indian Express

TAMPA: Researchers in the US and Britain have accidentally engineered an enzyme which eats plastic and may eventually help solve the growing problem of plastic pollution, a study said Monday. More than eight million tons of plastic are dumped into t more....

Noise pollution: trust moves court to quash order
NYOOOZ

Mumbai: A doctor and a trustee of a charitable trust, which runs an ambulance service, has moved the city civil and sessions court seeking to quash an order by a magistrate, who issued them notices because a resident lodged a criminal complaint again more....

Just two bags in hand can help reduce plastic
The Times of India

PANAJI: The shopping footprint is largely contributing to Goa’s waste management crisis due to the indiscriminate habit of using cheap one-time plastic bags. If shoppers adopt a two-bag carrying practice—a cloth and a plastic one—things could be diff more....

Multi-layered plastics likely to disappear soon
The Week

Multi-layered plastics (MLP), the shiny cover in which many ready-to-eat snacks and chips, as well as mouth-fresheners and tobacco products are being sold, may no longer add to environmental pollution soon. The ministry of environment, on Monday, no more....

Magnitude of the planetary crisis
The Asian Age

From the ice-covered Arctic to the tropical waters of the Pacific, all of Earth’s oceans share one thing in common: plastic pollution. Discarded plastic bags, cups, and bottles make their way into the sea. Today, it seems that no part of the ocean i more....

Environment Ministry notifies Plastic Waste Management rules
Devdiscourse

The Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change has notified the Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules 2018. The amended Rules lay down that the phasing out of Multilayered Plastic (MLP) is now applicable to MLP, which are “non-recycla more....

Environment Ministry notifies amended Rules on plastic waste management
Money Control

The Environment Ministry has notified the amended rules on plastic waste management that prescribe a central system for the registration of producers and importers. The ministry has notified the Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules, 2018, whic more....

Environment Ministry notifies Plastic Waste Management (amendment) rules
Business Standard

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has notified the Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules 2018. The amended Rules lay down that the phasing out of Multilayered Plastic (MLP) is now applicable to MLP, which are non-recyclable, more....

Noise pollution: trust moves court to quash order
The Hindu

Worli resident files criminal complaint alleging an ambulance passes through silent zone with siren Mumbai: A doctor and a trustee of a charitable trust, which runs an ambulance service, has moved the city civil and sessions court seeking to quash a more....

After viral video, residents allege inaction against Ganga pollution
The Times of India

HARIDWAR: Days after a video clip went viral in which a man was seen alleging that sewers and drains were directly emptied into the Ganga, residents now say that even though the problem has been persisting since so long, no action has been taken agai more....

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