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HC seeks affidavit from 11 payats on garbage disposal

PANAJI, October 13: The high court of Bombay at Goa on Wednesday directed eleven village panchayats to file detailed affidavits stating what steps have been taken to ensure compliance with an earlier orders of the court on garbage disposal.
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Goa mining scam: PAC report not in current session

Panaji, October 7: A Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report that has unveiled a Rs. 3,500 crore illegal mining scam will not be tabled on Friday, the last day of the two-day monsoon session of the state assembly. The day's agenda does not list the report.

Corporation fails to renew PCB authorisation

Kochi, September 30: The State Pollution Control Board has pulled up the Kochi Corporation for not renewing the authorisation under the Municipal Solid Waste (Management and Handling) Rules for collection, segregation, transportation and suitable disposal of municipal waste.
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WWF conducts study on Ganga dolphins

KOLKATA, September 29: WWF-India had initiated a study on dolphins found in the Ganga, between Sagar and Farakka. After an eight-month study, the team of scientists has been able to cite the causes behind the threat to this Schedule I animal. 
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Gadgil visits pollution hit Khandola, Betki areas

Keri, September 27: Madhav Gadgil, chairman of Western Ghats expert panel, on Monday evening visited Khandola and Betki villages of Ponda taluka on a request from the Betki-Khandola Pradushan Virodhi Kruti Samiti .
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Experts slam Bengal’s Ganga neglect

Calcutta, August 19: River experts have urged the Bengal government to pay as much emphasis on cleaning up the Hooghly as riverfront or ghat beautification.

Plans afoot to reduce pollution in Indrayani river

 PUNE, August 8: After taking steps to curb pollution in the Bhima river basin, the district administration has now focused on pollution in the Indrayani river. A private firm has being asked to prepare a pre-feasibility survey report. Based on the report, the administration will prepare an action plan. 

Govt comes out with plan to resolve Tirupur crisis

Tirupur, July 29: The Pollution Control Board (PCB) of Tirupur has already given the nod for a three-month trial run of Arulpuram CETP using the brine water solution method where the Reverse Osmosis (RO) reject from the treatment plant is channelled back through special pipelines and reused again to ensure zero-liquid discharge.
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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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