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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,  
Uma Bharti promises to control <strong>Yamuna</strong> <strong>pollution</strong>

Uma Bharti promises to control Yamuna pollution

06 Aug 2014

Agra: The central government has promised action to contain pollution of the Yamuna river and restore its past glory. Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti said this to a delegation of social activists led by Ram Shankar Katheria, the BJP's Lok Sabha member from Agra.

Uma Bharti,   Yamuna pollution,   Union Minister for Water Resources,   River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation,   Ram Shankar Katheria,   BJP,   Lok Sabha member ,  
Some states trying to create water dispute: Uma Bharti

Some states trying to create water dispute: Uma Bharti

02 Sep 2014

Mathura: Union Minister Uma Bharti on Tuesday said some states are trying to create water dispute although she asserted that Uttar Pradesh would get its share of water.

Uma Bharti,   water dispute,   Uttar Pradesh,   Yamuna,   Ganga Rejuvenation,   Narendra Modi,   Yamuna pollution free ,  
DJB starts trial run of interceptor sewage project

DJB starts trial run of interceptor sewage project

06 Sep 2014

New Delhi: Delhi Jal Board on Friday started the trial run of the interceptor sewage project aimed at checking pollution of Yamuna.

DJB,   Interceptor sewage project,   Yamuna pollution,   Palam drain,   Pappan Kalan Sewage Treatment Plant,   DDA,   Groundwater,  
Uttar Pradesh drafts export policy

Uttar Pradesh drafts export policy

14 Nov 2014

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government is drafting an export policy to boost the state industry and its products, an official said on Friday.

Uttar Pradesh,   export policy,   Alok Ranjan,   Pollution Control Board,   UPIGRS,  
Indoor air <strong>pollution</strong> fatal for children's lungs

Indoor air pollution fatal for children's lungs

07 Nov 2014

Washington: Children who are exposed to more indoor pollution suffer more from asthma and allergic rhinitis (hay fever), shows a study done by an Indian American on Indian children.

Indoor air pollution,   lungs,   indoor pollution,   asthma,   allergic rhinitis,   hay fever,  
Why no action against violators of noise <strong>pollution</strong>?, asks HC

Why no action against violators of noise pollution?, asks HC

08 Nov 2014

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has pulled up the Maharashtra Government for not prosecuting organisers of religious festivals who violated noise pollution rules. A bench of justices Abhay Oka and A S Gadkari further questioned the Government as to why it had issued fresh licences to the organisers of religious festivals when they had allegedly breached the noise pollution levels in the past.

noise pollution,   violator,   Bombay High Court,   Maharashtra Government,   religious festivals,   noise pollution rules,  
Government to form teams to identify source of Ganga <strong>pollution</strong>

Government to form teams to identify source of Ganga pollution

02 Nov 2014

New Delhi: Expediting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project of cleansing the Ganga, the Centre will be constituting 25 special teams to check the source of pollution of the holy river so that further action could be taken accordingly.

New Delhi,   Prime Minister,   Narendra Modi,   Ganga River,   Centre,   source of pollution,   holy river,  
Air <strong>pollution</strong> in India cuts wheat yields by half: Study

Air pollution in India cuts wheat yields by half: Study

05 Nov 2014

New Delhi: Air pollution in India is impacting the productivity of wheat crops, reducing it by almost half, a research paper has said. Noting that India has already been negatively affected by recent climate trends, the paper said the significant decreases in yield could be attributed to two air pollutants black carbon and ground level ozone.

Air pollution,   wheat yields,   wheat crops,   Air Pollution,   climate pollutants,   global food security,  
Taj Mahal: A victim of man and nature

Taj Mahal: A victim of man and nature

05 Jun 2014

Agra: India's tourism icon and a symbol of earthly love, the 17th century white marble mausoleum, the Taj Mahal, is a victim of both nature and man. If the monument looks sick and pale to visitors, the reason is the dry and heavily polluted Yamuna that once formed an integral part of the Taj Mahal complex.

Taj Mahal,   world environment day,   Yamuna,   pollution in Agra,   effects of pollution on Taj Mahal,   yellowing of Taj Mahal’s marbels ,  

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