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NGT terms 'river of plastic' video as 'alarming', directs Himachal SPCB to verify facts

The video went viral on social media showing the river flowing through Ashwani Khud, near Seri, in Solan district with a vast amount of plastic seen enveloping the river.

What steps are being planned to check river pollution: Bombay HC to govt

The HC on August 4, 2016 had directed the government to make a statement as to whether the state intends to come out with a new water regulation policy or river regulation policy, as the earlier policy had been scrapped by the government in 2015.

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Plan to tackle Mula-Mutha pollution to be implemented in Aundh-Baner-Balewadi

Under the proposed project, the PMC plans to construct 11 new STPs of 396 MLD treatment capacity to cater to sewage generation up to 2027. It will also lay 113.6 km of sewers and construct 24 community toilets.

River Pollution: MPCB issues closure notices to 100 industrial units along Mithi

In October 2013, the Nation Green Tribunal had ordered all 239 ‘polluting’ industries on the banks to be shut.

Hindon: Once the lifeline of UP, now not fit for bathing

The cause, according to the CPCB, are “effluents discharged from sugar mills, slaughter houses & chemical industries”.

Plant on anvil to recycle Yamuna’s puja waste

The move comes after an order by the NGT in March this year directing authorities to clean up the river.

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‘Four main rivers in state unfit for bathing’

Not one of Gujarat’s four main rivers are fit to bathe in,a continuous monitoring of river pollution by the central and state pollution control boards under the National River Conservation Plan recently made public in Parliament by the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests has shown.

River pollution: HC breather for dyeing units

The printing and dyeing industry in Jetpur has found a temporary relief in the form of portable plastic washing tubs to replace the illegal washing ghats,which were causing river pollution.

River pollution: HC breather for dyeing units

The printing and dyeing industry in Jetpur has found a temporary relief in the form of portable plastic washing tubs to replace the illegal washing ghats,which were causing river pollution.

Magsaysay Award winner speaks on river pollution

At a seminar organised by the Pune Union of Working Journalists,2001 Ramon Magsaysay Award winner Rajendra Singh spoke extensively on ‘River Pollution in India’.

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