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Organic pollutants are predominant cause of <strong>water</strong> <strong>pollution</strong>: Prakash Javadekar

Organic pollutants are predominant cause of water pollution: Prakash Javadekar

18 Dec 2015

New Delhi: Organic pollution is the predominant cause of water pollution across 2,500 locations which were monitored across the country, the government today said.

Organic pollution,   Water pollution,   Water pollution in India,   Government on Pollution,   Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar,   Latest India news,  
Rajasthan CM raises polluted <strong>water</strong> issue with Punjab government

Rajasthan CM raises polluted water issue with Punjab government

20 Feb 2015

Suratgarh: Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje raised the issue of polluted water coming in Indira Gandhi Canal in the state and urged her Punjab counterpart Prakash Singh Badal to look into the issue.

Rajasthan Chief Minister,   Vasundhara Raje,   Water pollution,   Indira Gandhi Canal,   Punjab CM,   Prakash Singh Badal,  
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,   ,  
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,  
Rivers in Meghalaya turn blue due to 'high acid' content

Rivers in Meghalaya turn blue due to 'high acid' content

15 Dec 2014

Sonapyrdi (Meghalaya): Two rivers flowing towards Bangladesh in eastern Meghalaya have turned blue apparently due to "high acid" content leading to demand from environment activists to take immediate action to check pollution.

Meghalaya blue rivers,   eastern Meghalaya,   Bangladesh,   acid in river,   water pollution,   Lukha river,   Myntdu river,  
Bhopal gas tragedy: Toxic waste disposal still awaited

Bhopal gas tragedy: Toxic waste disposal still awaited

28 Nov 2014

Bhopal: The toxic waste after the Bhopal Gas tragedy lying at the Union Carbide plant here is still awaiting disposal, even after 29 years of the world's worst industrial disaster, amid concerns of air and water pollution.

Bhopal gas tragedy,   Union Carbide plant,   industrial disaster,   Bhopal,   Madhya Pradesh High Court,   water pollution,   ,  
ONGC begins cement plugging operation at Bombay high rig

ONGC begins cement plugging operation at Bombay high rig

21 Jul 2014

Mumbai: The process of "cement plugging" the leak of high pressure inflammable gas began, a day after it was reported at an oil rig of state-owned ONGC at Bombay High off the Mumbai coast, even as inclement weather was hampering the operation.

Bombay high rig,   ONGC,   Bombay High off,   Sagar Uday,   water pollution,  
'Uranium in underground <strong>water</strong> not due to fertiliser usage'

'Uranium in underground water not due to fertiliser usage'

12 Jul 2012

Use of fertilisers has no direct link with the presence of uranium in the underground water in Punjab, a top nuclear official said.

Water pollution,   drinking water crisis,   Uranium in water ,  
Mathura refinery under fire for polluting Soor Sarovar Lake

Mathura refinery under fire for polluting Soor Sarovar Lake

28 Sep 2012

The Mathura oil refinery has been cautioned against polluting the Keitham Lake (Soor Sarovar), which supports a bird sanctuary, on the Delhi-Agra national highway, according to an official.

Mathura,   Mathura oil refinery,   Keitham Lake,   water pollution,  
Untreated sewage <strong>water</strong> being disposed off in Yamuna

Untreated sewage water being disposed off in Yamuna

13 Mar 2013

In what appears to be a mismanagement of Delhi Jal Board (DJB), untreated sewage water is being disposed off in the river as it does not reach to sewer treatment plants for recycling despite huge money being spent on the cleaning Yamuna.

Sewage water,   polluted water,   water pollution,   Cleaning Yamuna,   Delhi Jal Board,  

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