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PCB begins Study on Water Contamination

The Uttar Pradesh pollution control board said on Thursday it was conducting a detailed study of industrial belts in Greater Noida, especially in areas that have shown a spurt in cancer cases over the last few years. The state pollution board has started this exercise after the National Green Tribunal… read more →

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New Coal Plant Pollution Controls Eyed

The Maryland Department of the Environment recently unveiled a draft rule two years in the planning that would require coal-burning plants in the Baltimore and Washington areas to reduce emissions of nitrogen oxides by 48 percent over the next four years. Until now, the smaller plants have eluded tighter… read more →

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Delhi Govt to Impose Cess on Liquor, Cigarettes to Fight Pollution

The Delhi government has decided to impose cess on cigarettes and liquor in an attempt to create urban transport fund which will be used to tackle rising pollution levels in the National Capital. "One rupee cess shall be imposed on every packet of cigarettes and every bottle of liquor for the purpose,"… read more →

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Delhi's Love of Cars worsens Air Pollution Menace

A sharp increase in the number of motorcycles and cars in Delhi, mainly because of the purchasing capacity of the youth, has contributed to an increase in air pollution in the national capital, according to a 10-year analysis done by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Delhi and the Central Pollution… read more →

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12 Ways to Protect Your Watershed From Oil Pollution

A watershed is a territory that drains water into rivers and streams into a larger body of water such as a lake or ocean. It provides homes to numerous plants and wildlife, supplies the source of our drinking water, affords recreational opportunities, and allows for agricultural productivity. 1. Do… read more →

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Transport Department Plans Pollution-Free Central Business District

One of the long-pending demands of Bengalureans is to de-congest vehicles from the Central Business District (CBD) and make the area pollution-free by bringing down the air pollution. Auto drivers feel that CBD is one of the most profitable destinations for them, as it covers most of the sought-after… read more →

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Mangrove Planting to Save Twin Rivers

As an attempt to stop two rivers from flowing freely into the center of Lucena City, more than 15,000 mangrove propagules were planted along the banks of the heavily polluted water bodies recently. The city government has initially allotted P1 million for the river program. According to Arween Flores,… read more →

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Legal Notice to MPCB to Check Noise Pollution

A group of socio-legal advocates of the state has issued legal notice to all regional offices of Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) regarding monitoring and vigilance and maintaining report about noise pollution level during Ganpati, Durga festivals and other festivities. The notice alleges… read more →

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A Ray of Clean Energy Sunshine Peeking Through the Beijing Haze

China’s environment is in a deplorable state, a nasty byproduct of the most successful spurt of economic growth in world history. Hardly a month passes without more vivid examples of how air, water and soil pollution threatens the health of millions of Chinese and undermines the quality of life that… read more →

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TERI spells out sustainable development plan for new govt

The Energy Resources Institute (TERI) has put together recommendations on sustainable development for the new government, in a report that covers water, air pollution, waste management, green infrastructure, transport, energy security and renewable energy. The institute has calculated the economic cost… read more →

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