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Two critically endangered birds find no mention in MoEF list

Mumbai, May 24: The ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) is yet to catch up with the ground reality of the number of species of critically endangered birds in the country.
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5 arrested for transporting poultry waste from Kerala

COIMBATORE, May 24: Two days after the district administration warned of strict action against transporters and land owners against taking waste materials.
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Make Western Ghats ecology status report public: CIC, HC direct govt

New Delhi, May 23: Ministry of Environment & Forests constitutes an ecological committee to survey the Western Ghats and then sweats at making the details of the report public. RTI and judiciary direct it to make it to do so.
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Toxicity levels in Vapi, Ankleshwar cross all limits

Ahmedabad, May 23: Recent readings by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) show that toxicity levels of effluents from both Vapi and Ankleshwar industrial clusters are way above permitted norms, sometimes many times the permitted levels.

Vapi gets more toxic, tops India’s list

Vapi, May 22: Vapi has overtaken Ankleshwar to become the most polluted industrial cluster in India even as three industrial clusters surrounding Ahmedabad.
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Who’ll save Bandipora from HCC disaster?

Bandipora, May 20: In this prized north Kashmir district, anger just seems to be simmering among locals in the wake of “environmental disaster” which the Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) is allegedly engineering in the garb of constructing the 330 MW Kishenganga Hydroelectric Project.
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'Vapi most polluted industrial cluster again'

VAPI, May 20: The interim review of work index for comprehensive environment pollution index (CEPI) action plan carried out jointly by the Central Pollution Control Board

PMO issues Save Ganga order

New Delhi, May 19: The Prime Minister’s Office on Friday instructed the central pollution control board to step up surveillance on the banks of Ganga and ensure that factories along the river comply with environmental norms. 
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