September 23, 2021 11:17 am
As per officials, societies that did not have adequate arrangements for sewage treatment plants (STP) were found to be violating NGT orders.
September 06, 2020 11:53 am
This comes a year after the green tribunal, on July last year, ordered a change in the effluent discharge norms after a petition was filed against a notification of the Ministry of Environment
July 10, 2019 11:39 am
The Okhla STP, whose foundation stone was laid Monday by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, will treat 56.4 crore litres of waste water per day.
June 20, 2019 9:56 am
According to Baljinder, treated wastewater irrigation project has given us a new lifeline to agriculture in the area with more than 250 acres of land being irrigated using the method. The Banur facility in Mohali is a 4 MLD (million litres a day) capacity STP.
June 05, 2019 4:24 am
The state urban development department said the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has informed that many civic bodies are constructing STPs more than the requirement, and that this was leading to an increase in government expenditure.
March 27, 2019 7:29 am
The NGT has summoned heads of all the states and UTs seeking the status reports on various environmental issues. On Wednesday, representatives of Chandigarh and Orissa appeared before the NGT.
September 19, 2018 1:43 am
Anil died on Friday, after a rope around his waist snapped, plunging him down the 20-feet sewer. Four days later, Rani sat in her cramped room, with her three children, and an array of donations — a cycle, ration, stationery and clothes.
September 12, 2018 1:03 am
The 120-strong housekeeping department that lost Umesh meanwhile demanded “compensation for the dead, and safety gear in place”.
July 08, 2018 9:26 pm
STP Pump Operator Mahesh Kasana of Baghpat entered a 40-feet-deep tank in the Dabur Talab Colony to clean it but did not come out. Another Operator Roshan Lal of Saharanpur descended into the tank but he too perished.
January 13, 2015 3:59 am
100 houses to be demolished: Petitioners