The BBMP has to report further steps taken for compliance of SWM Rules 2016 on or before December 16, 2019.
The status report submitted by the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) to the High Court on Monday painted a sorry picture about landfills and waste processing plants.
The PCB is also trying to host the entire edition of the fifth Pakistan Super League in the country besides inviting Bangladesh to play its Test series in Pakistan.
In the meeting, Sarfaraz Ahmed, who has been under the scanner for quite some time now, will be asked to relinquish his duties as Test captain.
Environmentalist BV Subba Rao said that the decomposition of the organic waste also knocks down the levels of dissolved oxygen in the lake, rendering it lifeless for any organism to survive.
Despite repeated complaints and assurances from officials, medical wastes continues to be dumped in the Tiruneermalai lake.
As of now eighteen states and UTs have banned plastic bags regardless of the thickness of the plastic.
According to a TSPCB official, recycling mainly suffers due to poor segregation of waste at the source
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The environment ministry has assessed that more than use of plastic, the resulting litter is what makes matters most difficult since the littered plastic waste mostly goes uncollected.
A few water quality parameters of the lake showed an improvement, thanks to heavy rains diluting the contaminated lake water with fresh water.
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The campaign focuses on creating mass awareness on plastic waste.
The NGT noted that issuing closure orders was not new for the TSPCB, as it had issued closure orders twice earlier and revoked them.
Samples collected by the APPCB after Vinayaka Chavithi celebrations this year, recorded nearly the same readings as those in the previous year.
The PCB succeeded in bringing a World XI side to Lahore in 2017 for a short T20 series and then convinced Sri Lanka to play a lone T20 in the same city.
As Godavari Mega Aqua Food Park management sought time to file its objections, case hearing posted to November 4