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Tamil Nadu should understand concerns on rising <strong>water</strong> level: Oommen Chandy

Tamil Nadu should understand concerns on rising water level: Oommen Chandy

24 Nov 2014

Chennai: With the water level in the Mullaperiyar dam touching the contentious 142 foot mark, the Kerala government on Monday urged Tamil Nadu to "understand" its concerns over the dam's stability, while indicating that it had no problems sharing water with its neighbour.

Mullaperiyar dam,   Kerala government,   Tamil Nadu,   Chief Minister Oommen Chandy,   Safety of the dam,   Supreme Court,   ,  
Panel reviewing green laws for reducing role of inspectors

Panel reviewing green laws for reducing role of inspectors

18 Nov 2014

New Delhi: A high-level committee formed to review green laws has recommended reduction of role of inspectors in approving plans and monitoring air and water pollution. The panel formed in August this year, submitted its recommendation report to Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday and said that they have suggested measures to preserve the environment but at the same time make development much easier.

Environment Minister,   Prakash Javadekar,   committee for green laws,   inspectors,   air pollution,   water pollution,   environment preservation,  
Rs 415 crore sanctioned for drinking <strong>water</strong> project

Rs 415 crore sanctioned for drinking water project

21 Nov 2014

Berhampur (Odisha): Housing and Urban Development Corporation Limited (Hudco) has sanctioned Rs 415 crore loan for implementation of a drinking water project in Berhampur city in south Odisha.

Rs 415 crore,   drinking water,   water project,   drinking water,  
Need to prepare in advance for 2015 monsoon: Birender Singh

Need to prepare in advance for 2015 monsoon: Birender Singh

21 Nov 2014

New Delhi: States need to take steps in advance to prepare for the 2015 monsoon so that maximum water can be stored in those few months, Rural Development Minister Birender Singh said on Thursday.

Birender Singh,   Rural Development Minister,   water conservation,   water harvesting,   Narendra Modi,   ,  
 Linking of rivers in Andhra Pradesh top priority for Government:Chandrababu Naidu

Linking of rivers in Andhra Pradesh top priority for Government:Chandrababu Naidu

21 Nov 2014

Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh government has accorded top priority to the linking of Godavari, Krishna and Penna rivers, and is pushing for early completion of ongoing irrigation projects, Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu said.

Chandrababu Naidu,   Godavari water,   Rayalaseema,   Telugu Desam Party,  
People in Rajasthan village protect ponds for birds

People in Rajasthan village protect ponds for birds

20 Nov 2014

Udaipur: A village in southern Rajasthan has scripted a heart warming conservation story by refusing to allow fishing or any other activity in two ponds, leaving them exclusively for birds, including migratory ones.

ponds for birds,   Rajasthan,   migratory birds,   ponds in Rajasthan,   water conservation ,  
Immediate steps sought to check industrial <strong>pollution</strong>

Immediate steps sought to check industrial pollution

17 Sep 2014

Puducherry: AINRC MLA Ashok Anand on Tuesday called upon the administration to take immediate steps to prevent chemical industries from "indiscriminately discharging industrial effluents" considering the safety of sub soil water in the neighbouring coastal village of Kalapet.

Industrial pollution,   Chemical factories,   AINRC MLA,   Ashok Anand,   Water pollution,   Environmental damage,   ,  
We have the right to build dam on Cauvery: Karnataka

We have the right to build dam on Cauvery: Karnataka

20 Nov 2014

New Delhi: Karnataka government on Thursday said it has the right to construct a dam on the Cauvery river without violating the order of Cauvery River Water Tribunal.

Cauvery River Water Tribunal,   Karnataka government,   Karnataka,   Cauvery river,   dam construction,   M B Patil,   EoI,  
Land, <strong>water</strong> management resources are need of the hour: Prakash Javadekar

Land, water management resources are need of the hour: Prakash Javadekar

30 Oct 2014

Bhopal: Union Minister for Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar on Thursday stressed on the importance of land and water management resources and called for new perspectives to protect the environment.

Prakash Javadekar,   Environment,   Union Minister for Environment and Forests,   IIFM,   Institute of Forest Management,   pollution in India,   Ganga,  
SC asks NGT to act against industrial units polluting Ganga

SC asks NGT to act against industrial units polluting Ganga

29 Oct 2014

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the National Green Tribunal to take action against industrial units polluting Ganga including snapping water and power connections to them while slamming Centre and State Pollution Control Boards for their "failure" to punish erring units.

Supreme Court,   National Green Tribunal,   NGT,   Industrial units,   Ganga,   Water,   Power connections,   Centre,   Pollution Control Boards,  

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