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In the Lonar case, after local residents shared photographs with the Maharashtra forest department, the latter on Wednesday asked the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Nagpur to assess why there has been a change in colour.(Maharashtra Forest Department)

113-hectare Lonar Lake in Buldhana turns pink

Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2020 01:00 AM IST
In the Lonar case, after local residents shared photographs with the Maharashtra forest department, the latter on Wednesday asked the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Nagpur to assess why there has been a change in colour.
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NGT seeks fresh report on measures taken by IOCL Panipat refinery to check pollution

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Neeraj Mohan, Karnal
PUBLISHED ON NOV 29, 2019 11:18 PM IST
Notably, residents of villages in the vicinity of the refinery, led by Singhpura Sithna village sarpanch Satpal Singh, had taken up the issue with the NGT last year, alleging that the refinery is polluting the air and water in the area
The study was conducted in February 2019 by the NEERI, a research institute under the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).(PTI File)
The study was conducted in February 2019 by the NEERI, a research institute under the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).(PTI File)

Vegetables in Delhi markets contain toxic metals: Study

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Joydeep Thakur
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2019 07:33 AM IST
These vegetables are supplied to large wholesale mandis such as the ones in Azadpur, Ghazipur and Okhla and distributed further to be sold at weekly markets as well as by local vendors across the city, with the highest concentration being in east Delhi though a precise area-wise sales break-up is not available.
Two years after residents there raised the alarm over groundwater pollution and its impact on their health, residents in settlements further away are also demanding that authorities take steps to ascertain the extent of pollution, which has likely spread downstream.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Two years after residents there raised the alarm over groundwater pollution and its impact on their health, residents in settlements further away are also demanding that authorities take steps to ascertain the extent of pollution, which has likely spread downstream.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Scientists take air, water, soil samples from villages surrounding Bandhwari landfill

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 11, 2019 03:36 AM IST
NEERI’s Environmental Impact & Risk Assessment division is expected to ready a report on pollution levels in the next two months, according to a scientist assigned to the task.
People working in their vegetable farm on the banks of river Yamuna near Geeta Colony flyover in New Delhi.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
People working in their vegetable farm on the banks of river Yamuna near Geeta Colony flyover in New Delhi.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

Studies to check if vegetables from Yamuna floodplain are contaminated

Hindustan Times | By Joydeep Thakur
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2019 09:27 AM IST
HT had report previous studies that detected heavy metals such as nickel, manganese, lead and mercury in the soil and water of the floodplains and vegetables grown in the area.
Union environment minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday said although less-polluting “green crackers” have been devised and the technology will be shared with the industry soon, it will not be available this Diwali.(Representative Image/AFP File Photo)
Union environment minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday said although less-polluting “green crackers” have been devised and the technology will be shared with the industry soon, it will not be available this Diwali.(Representative Image/AFP File Photo)

‘Green crackers’ won’t be available this Diwali: Union Minister

Nerw Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2018 07:01 PM IST
The green crackers manufactured were sent to the Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO) for safety checks and granting licences to the manufacturers.
Ulhasnagar was named the most noisy city in the whole of Maharashtra(HT Photo)
Ulhasnagar was named the most noisy city in the whole of Maharashtra(HT Photo)

Noisiest city in state has no silence zones

Hindustan Times | By Sajana Nambiar
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2018 12:31 AM IST
Ulhasnagar was named the most noisy city in the whole of Maharashtra
Deonar dump yard has witnessed several fires over the years.(HT File)
Deonar dump yard has witnessed several fires over the years.(HT File)

Deonar dump yard maintenance: MahaRERA chief to head monitoring committee

Hindustan Times | By Kanchan Chaudhary
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2018 12:16 AM IST
According to the recent Supreme Court order, the committee will also monitor construction debris dumping sites, without which no construction work is to be allowed in areas under BMC.
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