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KSPCB to build pool of waste management professionals

Bangalore, July 26: The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB), along with the department of civil engineering, Bangalore Institute of Technology (BIT), is planning to build a pool of hazardous materials management professionals from foreign countries and India who will tie up to bring about technological changes in waste management in India.
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Kolkata Municipal Corporation revives anti-plastic war

Kolkata, July 26: The civic body has started its anti-plastic campaign with renewed vigour. On Wednesday, it led a surprise raid at Gariahat market and unsurprisingly, caught as many as 50 traders with plastic carry bags that did not meet the standards approved by the state environment department.
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Ooty lake one of the dirtiest in Tamil Nadu, reveals study

Chennai, July 25:  The lake in Udhagamandalam, popularly known as Ooty, is, according to a study by the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB), one of the most polluted water bodies in the State. Its water quality, the study says, is unsuitable for potable purposes.
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PPCB initiates process to seal distillery

Dasuya, July 24: After the groundwater samples collected from the villages in the vicinity of AB Sugars and Distillery Limited failed the potability tests, the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has initiated the process to seal the unit. 
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Government wakes up to maintain health of major rivers

Odisha, July 23: With a large number of industries coming up in the State and effluents, released by these industries, choking rivers, the State Government has decided to initiate coordinated efforts for maintaining the health of the rivers.
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Delhi kids unable to breathe easy

New Delhi, July 22: A study shows high levels of respiratory disorders among children in the age bracket of seven to 15 years in Delhi due to indoor air pollution. It has also found close association of these disorders with the use of biomass in rural part of the city.
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NGO moves court against Sunflag for causing pollution

BHANDARA, July 21: The Nagpur bench of Bombay high court has issued notices to state forest ministry, Maharashtra Pollution Control Boardand the management of Sunflag Iron and Steel Company on a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by an NGO.

Ganga Gapped

July 21: Pollution in the Ganga is an important story that needs to be constantly told if we want the nation’s lifeline to survive.
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SC slams MCD on Yamuna river pollution

New Delhi, July 11: Terming the MCD as "the biggest polluter" of Yamuna, the Supreme Court today rebuked the civic body for saying that it has nothing to do with the pollution of the river and warned it that all its three commissioners would have to appear before the court if it persisted with its stand. 
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