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Oct 15, 2018
Graded Response Action Plan back in Delhi as authorities struggle to keep rapidly rising pollution in checkDiesel generators are already banned as air pollution level has reached the ‘Very Poor’ level as the presence of PM2.5 or PM10 concentration in air is between 121-250µg/m3 or 351-430 µg/m3 respectively.
Aug 23, 2018
Kerala, After The Flood: Tendency to back development despite warning from ecologists creates ground for future disastersWhat is important is that ecologists and environmentalists have to work in tandem with the government departments to achieve success on the ground.
Aug 20, 2018
Centre had refused to provide information on Madhav Gadgil report under RTI in 2011, says former Central Information CommissionerFormer Central Information Commissioner Shailesh Gandhi said that following an RTI filed by a Kerala resident to obtain the summary of Madhav Gadgil report in 2011, the Centre had denied the appeal and refused to provide information on it.
Aug 16, 2018
India bans 18 pesticides after reviewing 66 out of 104 used in country, leaves out monocrotophos, glyphosateWhile there are 104 pesticides that are used in India but are banned in other countries, the Central government’s is reviewing only 66 pesticides of them.
Jun 29, 2018
MoEF's notification on common effluent treatment plants ends up giving carte blanche for industrial pollutionThe MoEF's notification on common effluent treatment plants is as good as a clear exemption for the establishments from the environment clearance process.
Jun 01, 2018
Thoothukudi violence: Blood on streets but flawed Tamil Nadu govt order won't 'permanently shut' Sterlite plantThe TNPCB’s orders are nothing else but old wine in a new bottle. The same orders have been passed before, only to be set aside or set right by retrospective licenses issued by the TNPCB itself.
Feb 06, 2018
Supreme Court slams Centre for filing incomplete affidavit on solid waste management, says it's not a 'garbage collector'The Supreme Court today came down heavily on the Centre for filing an 845-page affidavit containing incomplete information about solid waste management across the country and said the apex court is not a "garbage collector".
Nov 15, 2017
Delhi air pollution: NGT directs AAP govt to seize 10-year-old diesel taxis without delayThe National Green Tribunal has voiced concern over 10-year-old diesel taxis operating in the national capital and directed the AAP government to seize them without any delay as they cause air pollution.
Oct 25, 2017
India's growing air pollution problem: Why legal intervention alone is the only way for a solution nowIndia has seen the highest increase in air pollution levels in the world during the last decade.
Jul 19, 2017
Environment ministry says cigarette butts are 'biodegradable', gets slammed by NGTThe National Green Tribunal on Wednesday slammed the (MoEF) for terming cigarette butts as 'biodegradable' and directed it to clarify its stand on the issue.