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Maharashtra govt to move Pune court against Lavasa

Mumbai, November 3: Maharashtra government will move the magistrate court at Pune 'in a day or two' against Lavasa, HCC's flagship project, for environmental violation.
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Environment violations come under 2 categories

New Delhi, November 2: An environment ministry committee has categorised serious and non-serious environmental violations to prevent uncertainty over projects such as posh housing project of Lavasa Corporation and has recommended additional conditions for environmental clearance.
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Agencies clash over Bellandur lake revival

BANGALORE, November 2: Six years ago, the government spent Rs 5.5 crore for the bioremedial rejuvenation of the 200-year-old Bellandur lake. Now, a move by the department of forest, ecology and environment to take up bioremedial rejuvenation of Bangalore's largest lake has agencies concerned taking divergent stands. 

A creek cries foul

Goa, November 1: Inspections, directions, and warnings notwithstanding, Colva's nullah continues to raise a stink thanks to the raw sewage and garbagebeing dumped in it.
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Pollution levels plummet as cracker prices go up

JAIPUR, November 1: The pollution level in Jaipur registered a decline this Diwali, possibly due to skyrocketing prices of firecrackers. People becoming environment conscious could be another reason.
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Bangalore Launches First Ever Recycling Habba from 1st - 14th November 2011

Bengaluru,October 31: The Solid Waste Management Round Table Bengaluru (SWMRT), supported by the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB), BBMP and the Karnataka High Court Legal Services Committee, is pleased to announce the first ever Bengaluru Recycling Habba 2011, aligning with Recycling Week observed internationally.
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Prism Cement gets 1,000 acres

Kurnool, October 31: The government has allotted 1,000 acres of land in Kurnool district to Prism Cement for a plant with a capacity of 4.8 million tonnes per annum, and a township for its employees.
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ONGC requests for public hearing on exploration in KG-basin

HYDERABAD, October 30: ONGC has requested the Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board to organise a public hearing in the first week of November on exploration of its 24 blocks in the 

Air quality worsens post Diwali in Kolkata

KOLKATA, October 30: Air quality across the city has been deteriorating since Diwali, according to readings taken by West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) to measure air quality.
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