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Scars of development in Chadradrona hills

Chikmagalur, May 4: The district administration has earned the wrath of environmentalists for giving permission for over 10 big resorts in the region by allowing land conversion, despite objections.
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No study to check air above Yamuna

New Delhi, May 4: It doesn't take an environmentalist to know that Yamuna is one of the most polluted rivers in the country. 
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APPCB, bulk drug units in AP in tussle over pollution control norms

Hyderabad, May 3: The Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB) and Bulk Drug Manufacturers Association (BDMA) are in a tussle over the  issue of pollution problems in the state.
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Officials pulled up at Lok Adalat

Mysore, May 3: Most of the officials in the district administration in eight districts received flak from the Chairman of the Karnataka High Court Legal Services Committee D.V. Shylendra Kumar and member of the committee A.N. Yellappa Reddy at the Regional Lok Adalat to review various issues related to environment here on Wednesday.
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Tamil Nadu writes to Kerala on dumping of waste

Coimbatore, May 2: A day after four lorry loads of medical and municipal wastes brought from the Kerala were seized near Pollachi, the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) took up the issue with its counterpart in the neighbouring State.
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Rules in, gear up to fight e-menace

Chennai, May 2: E-waste management rules 2011 came into force on Tuesday. The consumers are now armed with the right to demand the electronic gadget manufactures to recycle e-waste. 
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Government plans mines safety training in 19 districts

JAIPUR, May 1: In an effort to curb unsafe mining, the state government has decided to conduct training in mines safety in the 19 silicosis-affected districts. 
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Pollution: City maintains its dubious distinction

KANPUR, May 1: The city is maintaining its dubious distinction of being the highly populated city of the state as the level of respirable suspended particulate matter (RSPM) is double of the permissible limits in residential areas.
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Forest dept slaps show cause notices on seven mining firms

PANJIM, April 30: The Ministry of Environment and Forests has issued show cause notices to seven mining companies in the State including the elite ones for failing to give exact details of ore extraction and violation of environmental laws.
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