UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2021 03:56 PM IST
By Jayashree Nandi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2021 08:57 AM IST
- The official added that the reason it makes sense to have one law is because provisions of the existing air, water, and environment laws overlap
PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 04, 2021 11:34 PM IST
The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) carried out water quality tests at three locations -- Palla, Nizamuddin bridge and Okhla -- in April last year.
Hindustan Times/Dharamshala | By Naresh K Thakur, Dharamshala
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2020 12:44 AM IST
A year on, Dharamshala MC collects 20 tonnes of single-use non-recyclable plastic waste under scheme of which 13 tonnes have been used by Solan cement plant as fuel
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Gagandeep Jassowal, Jalandhar
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2020 04:01 PM IST
Directs chief secretary to take action, fixes April 22 as the next date of hearing
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON NOV 12, 2019 10:22 PM IST
Greencindia Consulting Private Limited emerged as the lowest bidder and bagged the project
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2019 05:44 AM IST
Geetanjali Rao won the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge’s America’s Top Young Scientist award of 2017 for her discovery.
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Archana Mishra, Gurugram
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2019 10:44 AM IST
Groundwater contamination in rural areas under the Sohna Municipal Council (MC) has exceeded beyond the permissible limit, due to heavy use of chemical fertilisers by farmers in the area.
Hindustan Times, DIPKA (Chhattisgarh) | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2019 03:35 AM IST
According to surveys by UBS, approximately 5,000 trucks ferry out coal from the Dipka mine – adding toxic fumes and kicking up more dust from the broken roads.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2019 01:27 AM IST
Even though no idol immersions happened at the ghats, the areas around were littered with plastic waste from household pujas.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 14, 2019 10:08 PM IST
A former state general secretary, he was active in student politics at Panjab University.
Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2019 09:54 PM IST
Private land owners are ready to handover their land, but there are differences over the compensation and the TDR model.
Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Sadiq Naqvi
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2019 08:59 PM IST
After the success of the pilot project in Mukhaialong village in East Jaintia Hills district, construction work has started at two places already earlier this year, says Justice BP Katakey, a retired judge who heads the three-member NGT appointed committee.
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2019 01:54 PM IST
The directive came after senior advocate Anil Sakhare, representing BMC, accepted that the disposal of untreated sewage into the sea is a problem primarily caused by lack of an adequate network of sewage lines.
Hindustan Times, Kanpur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2019 02:25 PM IST
Over 200 tanneries situated on the banks of Ganga were shut by the UP government in November 2018 to check water pollution ahead of the Kumbh 2019 in Prayagraj.
Hindusta Times, Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee
PUBLISHED ON MAY 02, 2019 02:36 PM IST
Details shared by Vanashakti and validated by MPCB showed sewage mixed with effluents entering the drinking water zone from a nullah along Badlapur falling under the KBMC’s jurisdiction.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2019 09:45 AM IST
The issue of dumping industrial waste, which is often hazardous, illegally in drains running through industrial zones of the national Capital becomes all the more important as these toxic substances ultimately reach the river Yamuna.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 14, 2019 10:20 AM IST
The study by Toxics Link, a Delhi-based NGO, has found that at least nine of every 10 Delhiites, after using the dry cell batteries, dump them in the dustbins along with other household waste.
New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2019 09:51 AM IST
Union minister Nitin Gadkari lays foundation stone of Akshardham- Eastern Peripherial e-way; promises start of work on Delhi-Meerut e-way soon
Hindustan Times | By Jayashree Nandi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 27, 2018 11:37 PM IST
According to an NGT order published on Monday, the “environmental damages” for not meeting the 100% fly ash disposal criterion will have to be deposited with the Central Pollution Control Board in a month, failing which these power plants will have to pay interest of 12% per annum.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vibha Sharma
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2018 10:51 AM IST
The decision to dig artificial ponds for idol immersion during Durga Puja in South Delhi was taken after a meeting of concerned officials.
Hindustan Times | By Musab Qazi, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2018 09:50 AM IST
Colleges collaborate with civic body to spread awareness about water pollution, put up banners and release video about effluents released by water bodies
Hindustan Times | By Sagar Pillai, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON AUG 09, 2018 12:35 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2018 12:00 PM IST
Study done in March by the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board found that Mahim creek has the highest faecal content.
Agence France-Presse, Bangkok | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2018 01:10 PM IST
Plastic, rubber bands, pieces of balloon and other rubbish had filled the turtle’s intestinal tract, leaving it unable to eat and causing its death two days later.
Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2018 12:49 PM IST
After public pressure and a probe was ordered the accused said they wrote an apology to the PPCB, and claimed that the black material which they dumped in the canal was ash.
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JUN 07, 2018 12:41 PM IST
The health department may write to Jal Nigam, Bareilly, to send a team to collect water samples fron Bhooripur, a Bareilly village that has witnessed around 30 deaths from cancer in 10 years.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Toufiq Rashid, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2018 07:51 AM IST
A group of 427 volunteers called Ganga Praharis were trained for a few days by the officials of the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) to help the government in its mission for a “clean and vibrant” Ganga.
Reuters, Beijing/Shanghai | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2018 11:06 AM IST
President Xi has become the driving force behind China’s four-year war on pollution, and had said he would use the full might of the Communist Party to reverse damage to the environment.
HIndustan Times | By Eeshanpriya MS, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2018 03:10 PM IST
The BMC has also asked washermen who use the dhobi ghat on the banks to set up a sewage treatment plant so that untreated water does not flow into the river