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Bellary forests, water bodies ravaged

Bellary, July 27: The most awaited scam report of the state will be released anytime now, but one of its worst environmental disasters - linked to the scam - is being kept under wraps. Principal investigator of the Bellary mining scam U V Singh told TOI that government bodies, especially theKarnataka Pollution Control Board, have completely failed in their role.
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Water-borne diseases stalk Lamphe

 Imphal, July 25 2011: Following the report by The Sangai Express of the presence of Escherichia Coli in the water of Lamphel, many people living in and around Lamphelpat have been infected by several water borne diseases. At the request of The Sangai Express, Manipur Pollution Control Board conducted water test in Lamphelpat and the water was found highly contaminated.
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KSPCB ropes in SHGs to keep temples clean

BANGALORE, July 26: The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) will now undertake solid waste management programmes in all the pilgrimage centres across the state with the help of self help groups.
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Lake-a-thon: Walk to save the lakes in Bangalore

Bangalore, July 23: Nearly 90% of Bangalore's lakes are on the verge of extinction according to a study by the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board. The grim situation is a red signal to the authorities to take urgent measures before lakes could be wiped off the landscape of the city.
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In Jaipur you don't breathe but 'smoke' air

Jaipur, July 25: Latest data released by the Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board shows alarming levels of respiratory suspended particulate matter (RSPM) and suspended particulate matter (SPM) in city's air. According to the data, the proportion of harmful contaminants in the air we breathe has doubled and in some cases quadrupled from the stipulated safety norms.
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E-waste: Will the Draft Rules work?

Rapid metamorphosis in technologies and the competition amongst consumers to acquire the latest has resulted in quick obsolescence of electronic goods where products are replaced instead of repaired for trivial reasons. This fad amongst the consumers has resulted in a waste stream that is growing incessantly since the wake of the 21st century.

National green reporting system of Sri Lanka: reporting guidelines

This publication provides information related to the National Green Reporting System of Sri Lanka and its reporting guidelines. The objective is to recognize, appreciate and reward the manufacturing and service sectors based on their sustainability performance, which would also facilitate them to compete with the international and local markets efficiently and effectively. The goal is to enhance the capacity of the country to address the challenges of economic development within the framework of sustainable development.

No environment clearance for Vedanta, Centre tells green tribunal

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NEW DELHI, July 22, 2011: Vedanta's environment clearance to mine the Niyamgiri hills has been withdrawn as the rejection of forest clearance had made the green nod 'inoperable and infractuous', the environment ministry told the National Green Tribunal on Thursday while indicating that the environmental clearance in itself was not bad technically.
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Waste is wealth for Karnataka State Pollution Control Board

BANGALORE, July 22: Dogbites, mosquitoes and diseases... landfills around the city are a nightmarefor citizens.But Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB ) wants to generate energy from the huge dumps of solid waste.
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