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Staff shortage cripples Pollution Control Board in Kerala

KOCHI, June 5: Even though Kerala has witnessed extensive environmental activism, in the past three decades the state has not toned up the staff strength of the Pollution Control Board

AMC gears up for e-waste segregation

Ahmedabad, June 3: In a bid to improve waste management, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) is considering segregation of e-waste in the city. 
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Now webcams to do real-time monitoring of polluting units

GURGAON, June 2: In keeping with modern times, Haryana's pollution department has come up with a novel way to keep an eye on all the highly polluting factories in the state round the clock. 
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‘2 industrial clusters in city are among 10 most polluted’

Mumbai, June 1:  Despite the implementation of stringent measures to reduce pollution in these areas, two industrial clusters around Mumbai-Tarapur and Dombivali — are now among the top 10 most polluted industrial clusters in the country even as two other industrial towns of Maharashtra have become more polluted since 2009.

Rules of e-dump

New Delhi, June 1: The e-waste rules, which require manufacturers of electronic wares to introduce mechanisms for collecting and recycling their goods, came into force on May 1—a year after those were notified.
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Ganga hydro projects may be asked to reduce their power generation

New Delhi, May 31: All hydroelectric projects on the Ganga could be asked to reduce their power generation — possibly up to 50 per cent of capacity.
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Trans-harbour link hits green hurdle

Mumbai, May 31: Construction of the Mumbai Trans-Harbour Link has hit a roadblock with the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday restraining the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) from beginning construction work on the sea link on the basis of environmental clearance given in March 2005.
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Ban on new projects in Faridabad, Panipat lifted

Chandigarh, May 30: The Union Ministry of Environment and Forests has lifted the moratorium on setting up of new projects in Faridabad and Panipat — two Haryana towns that were earlier categorised as critically polluted.
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