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Aug 10, 2018
CSE's Study on GM food is flawed and needlessly alarmist, states expertCurrently, 96 percent of India’s cotton area is under Bt cotton.
Jun 30, 2018
Bombay HC says safeguards against noise pollution during construction of metro line 3 necessary; asks MMRC for planThe Bombay HC sought to know from the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (MMRC) what safeguards it has to ensure that the citizens' constitutional right to a pollution-free environment is protected. This included noise pollution.
Dec 30, 2017
Fireworks manufacturers to request Tamil Nadu govt to oppose plea seeking nationwide crackers banFireworks manufacturers across the country have decided to request the Tamil Nadu government to implead itself in a plea filed in the Supreme Court
Dec 27, 2017
Over 860 fireworks factories in Sivakasi go on indefinite strike demanding amendments to environment lawMore than 860 fireworks factories in and around Sivakasi, the national hub of the industry, have launched an indefinite closure demanding an amendment to the Environment Protection Act exempting their produce from its purview
Apr 28, 2017
NGT sends notices to states, UTs over plastic waste management rules, seeks replies before 30 MayThe National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sought responses of all states and union territories on a plea against the unregulated use and lack of disposal mechanism for plastic across the country.
Dec 23, 2016
Green Tribunal dismisses plea to ban Christmas tree, Santa Claus costumesCommunal issues cannot be raised in the garb of environmental concerns, the National Green Tribunal has said while junking a plea for banning the use of Christmas trees and prohibiting the making of Santa Claus costumes.
Mar 29, 2016
Air quality in Mumbai descends into the 'poor' category following recent Deonar fireThe recent fire at the Deonar dumping ground sent the air quality in Mumbai plummeting down to ‘poor’. A Times of India report on Monday said that pollution in the city went from ‘moderate’ to ‘poor’ within a span of a few days
Mar 23, 2015
Yamuna river will be brought under Environment Protection Act, says govtThe government has promised to bring the Yamuna river under the the Environment Protection Act within two months to ensure "free flow of the river".