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Dairy farms told to check effluents

Hyderabad, August 10: You don’t associate the dairy industry with pollution. Yet, in the process of generating one kilo litre of milk, a dairy farm ends up generating three kilo litre of effluents.
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Plastic Tricolour banned this I-Day

Bengaluru, August 10: Two government agencies in Bengaluru are trying their best to eliminate plastic patriotism this Independence Day. The BBMP and the State Pollution Control Board have banned the sale of plastic Tricolour which not only harms the environment but also chokes the drains once I-Day is over.
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Road map for cleaner air

New Delhi, August 9: The Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry has sought setting up of an inter-ministerial Committee (IMC) with representatives from the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, the Ministry of Heavy Industries, Urban Development and Public Enterprises and the Ministry of Environment and Forests to draw up a roadmap for reduction of pollution.

Environment ministry to revamp clearances

Mumbai, July 30: The Union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) has put in place a plan to mitigate potential corruption in awarding forest and environmental licences, to hasten the entire process.
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A filthy affair of Ooty Lake

UDHAGAMANDALAM, July 30: A study conducted by the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) has rated Ooty Lake as one of the most polluted water bodies in the state. The study states that the quality of water in the lake is unsuitable for potable purposes.

Industrialists raise a stink against pollution board

Fatehgarh Sahib, July 29: The Mandi Gobindgarh Induction Furnace Association has raised objections over the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB)'s drive against industrial units. 
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No poultry farm in 50-mt radius of residential zone in Haryana

Chandigarh, Jul 29: No poultry farm in Haryana should be located within 50-metre radius of a residential zone and 200 metre from a major water course, it was officially stated today. All poultry farms have been directed to raise a green belt around, minimise waste and refrain from open burning or indiscriminate dumping of any dead bird, feathers and unused material.

Pollution Control Board organizes workshop on 'new and renewable energy and its applications'

Hyderabad, July 28: Industrial effluents, excessive use of pesticides, population explosion and domestic sewerage are the four most important reasons for increase in the level of pollution in the city, observed B Madhusudana Rao, joint chief environmental engineer with the state Pollution Control Board (PCB) on Saturday. Rao was delivering the key note address during a workshop on 'new and renewable energy and its applications' organized by the board's cleaner production cell.

Patna's sanitation work outsourced

PATNA, July 27: The state capital will be a cleaner and more beautiful city by next year, claimed deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi here on Thursday.

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