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‘Coal from Maha barges polluting Tiracol river’ 4.3.2015 TOI: Goa
A Goa state pollution control board (GSPCB) report about pollution in the Tiracol river has proved the worst fears of the locals ...
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Detailed survey done for Kalpsar project, says Gujarat CM 4.3.2015 Zee News : States
Gujarat government on Tuesday said a detailed survey has been carried out for the proposed Kalpsar project, which is an ambitious project to build a dam in the sea near the Gulf of Cambay (Khambhat) to tap river water.
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Children hold key to changing environment: KSPCB chief 3.3.2015 deccanherald.com
Usually we think of industries when it comes to pollution. According to statistics, 16 per cent of pollution is caused by industries and remaining 84 per cent by others. However, it is not too late. Whatever damage caused by the modern scientific technology can be rejuvenated using the same, Karnataka State Pollution Control Board Chairman Vaman Acharya said. Speaking at the 'Parisara Mitra School' award conferring ceremony 2014- 2015, organised by district administration, Karnataka State Pollution Control Board, District Legal Service Authority, Department of Public Instruction and Pilikula Regional Science Centre at Nethravathi auditorium in Zilla Panchayat at Urwa Store here on Tuesday, he said Thames River, which was polluted by industries has been cleaned now. Children can just start with small activities and self-evaluation. Be confident that we can retain our India clean, he said. He said the strength of students is great. The school which won 'Parisara Mitra School' award can convert the village ...
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HC dismisses plea opposing abattoir 3.3.2015 deccanherald.com
The High Court of Karnataka on Tuesday dismissed a PIL filed by residents of Harohalli seeking directions not to allow the proposed modernised abattoir on 40 acres of industrial area in Harohalli, Kanakapura taluk, Ramanagar district. A division bench comprising Justices K L Manjunath and P B Bajanthri dismissed the petition stating that it was premature and a delayed effort. The petitioners contended that if the abattoir became functional, it would cause damage to the environment, pollute water bodies in the surrounding areas and lead to groundwater contamination. The petitioners had contended that nearly 14,500 animals would be slaughtered in a day and two lakh litres of waste water would be generated, which would contaminate smaller rivers and streams in the surrounding places. The bench stated in its order that the abattoir would be constructed as per the Supreme Court's guidelines and hence it cannot be considered as a health hazard. As the abattoir is coming up in an industrial area, the contention ...
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Govt to seek Parliament nod to convert rivers into waterways: Gadkari 3.3.2015 FirstPost: India

Parliament's approval will be sought in the ongoing budget session to convert 101 rivers into waterways, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Tuesday.

The post Govt to seek Parliament nod to convert rivers into waterways: Gadkari appeared first on Firstpost.

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Alert sounded in Haryana villages along Yamuna 3.3.2015 New Kerala: India News
Read Full story of 'Alert sounded in Haryana villages along Yamuna' at newkerala.com.
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Endangered Indian Skimmer finds new home in Satpura National Park 3.3.2015 TOI: Cities
Endangered Indian Skimmer, which is fighting for its survival, seems to have found a new home at Satpura National ...
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Tata Power announces commissioning of Unit 1 of Dagachhu Hydro project in Bhutan 3.3.2015 New Kerala: Business India
Read Full story of 'Tata Power announces commissioning of Unit 1 of Dagachhu Hydro project in Bhutan' at newkerala.com.
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Farmers' body threaten stir opposing dams in Arunachal 3.3.2015 Zee News : States
Opposing the construction of Stage I and II Mega dams by NHPC and NEEPCO over the Siang river, the Siang Indigenous Farmers' Forum (SIFF) today threatened to launch an agitation if the projects are not scrapped immediately.
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Alert sounded in Haryana villages along Yamuna 3.3.2015 All News-IANS Stories
The authorities in Haryana on Tuesday sounded an alert to residents of villages along the Yamuna river following heavy rainfall in the hills of neighbouring Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh.
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NGT orders inspection of Nainital paper mill 3.3.2015 TOI: All Headlines
NGT orders inspection of Nainital paper mill
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Cane cultivation leaving Marathwada bone dry: Study 3.3.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Cane cultivation leaving Marathwada bone dry: Study
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'Must shift to drip irrigation and grow pulses, oilseeds' 3.3.2015 TOI: All Headlines
'Must shift to drip irrigation and grow pulses, oilseeds'
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Centre fast tracks Arunachal HEPs 3.3.2015 Projects Monitor
With an aim to fast track environment clearance for hydropower projects in Arunachal Pradesh, the Ministry of Environment and Forests has given the green light to a 1,200-MW project on Lohit river and is set to consider for clearance a 3,097-MW hydro project in Dibang Valley later this week. The Expert Appraisal Committee of the […]
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HC notice over pollution caused by fly ash emanating from thermal plants 3.3.2015 TOI: Jaipur
The high court on Monday issued notices to Rajasthan State Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd and Union ministry of environment and forests over pollution caused by fly ash emanating from the three thermal power stations operating in the ...
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Rampant sand-mining in rivers 3.3.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Rampant sand-mining in rivers
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Hydel project in Shalmala valley opposed 3.3.2015 Hindu: Karnataka
The Uttara Kannada Bachao Andolan has opposed a proposed mini hydroelectric power project in Shalmala valley in Uttara Kannada district.Shivram Gaonkar, president of the organisation, told p...
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Death threats send whistle-blower into hiding in Noida 3.3.2015 Noida - City - The Times of India
Ashok Kumar, an anti-corruption activist who exposed rampant illegal sand mining along the Yamuna, has been forced to leave his home and go into hiding after receiving death threats.
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Rampant sand-mining in rivers 3.3.2015 Hindu: Cities
Severe scarcity of sand and inordinate delay in getting key building materials through lawful means have led to people seeking the aid of groups who trade in sand illegally mined from minor rivers...
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Lack of irrigation turns delta ryots restive 3.3.2015 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Govt. accused of lacking foresight of stabilising the ayacut
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