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RTI: Right to ignore

Gurgaon, July 16:  Most of the applications filed under the Right to Information (RTI) Act at various government departments bring disappointment instead of the desired information even though the authorities are slapped fines for violation of rules. Raman Sharma, who has filed 274 RTI queries before the  Haryana Urban Development Authority (Huda), pollution control board and other government agencies, said most of the time he has been discouraged by officials concerned.
 

Pollution board slams GMC

Guwahati, July 13: The Pollution Control Board, Assam, has asked the Guwahati Municipal Corporation to make the garbage collection and disposal system in the city more efficient.
 
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GSPCB okays additional land use for waste treatment at Sonsodo

Argao, July 14: The Goa State Pollution Control Board has accorded authorisation for the Civic body to use the additional land admeasuring 53,100 sq mts under acquisition to set up the proposed waste treatment plant.
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Uranium mining in Gogi gets nod

Karnataka, July 15: During the public hearing conducted by Karnataka State Pollution Control Board on November 16, 2010, residents of Gogi and four nearby villages demanded   construction of a water treatment plant and electricity supply, which were agreed by UCIL.
 
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GPCB surveys Narol units

 Gujarat, July 14: Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) has launched a 15-day monitoring of one of the most polluting zones of Ahmedabad, Narol, as part of  an action plan aimed at checking pollution in the city. The drive follows an increase in pollution level in residential as well as industrial areas of the city in the last year and a half.
 
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