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Thoothukudi: Residents see red as effluent turns stream pink

The jungle stream, which meanders through Gomezpuram in Mapilaiyoorani village, has tuned pink beginning from the bridge crossing Mapilayoorani- Tharuvaikulam road.

published on : 28th January 2023
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Prevent pollution in Pinni river, ryots tell administration

Further, the factory has not cleared the Seemai Karuvelam and planted native variety trees.

published on : 20th November 2022
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Notice on plea against pollution of ocean in Rameswaram

The litigant, P Markandan of Ramanathapuram, submitted in his petition that it is considered holy to take a dip in the ocean after performing puja in the Ramanathaswamy temple at Rameswaram.

published on : 27th October 2022
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Industries discharge effluents into water bodies: Erode farmers

According to farmers, thanks to the widespread rainfall in the State, water bodies in remote villages too were getting copious inflow.

published on : 7th August 2022
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Telangana HC orders govt to ensure no PoP Ganesha idol is immersed in any lake

Telangana Ganesh Murti Kalakaar Welfare Association and nine other petitioners from Ganga Bowli Hyderabad also filed a writ.

published on : 22nd July 2022
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No jail, but high fines for polluters, proposes MoEF

As per the existing provisions of the EPA 1986, which came into effect on November 19, 1986, a violator can be punished with five years of imprisonment, a fine up to Rs 1 lakh or both.

published on : 13th July 2022
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Financial penalties to replace legal prosecution for green violations

At present, several sections under these laws invite imprisonment ranging from 3 months to 7 years along with a penalty of Rs 100,000.

published on : 2nd July 2022
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Nadikudi residents say effluents making them sick

They demanded that the State government and the local administration take necessary action and shut down the  factories. 

published on : 23rd June 2022
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Fish kill cases rise, KSPCB yet to act

The officials do not even visit the site to take note of the situation,” said Mahesh, a resident of Mahadevapura.

published on : 8th June 2022
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Mayiladuthurai activist performs two-hour headstand by river to throw light on pollution

Kathiravan was later taken to a primary health centre and given intravenous fluids before being taken home.

published on : 27th May 2022
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TN scheme to rejuvenate Cauvery, curb pollution awaits central fund

Vivasayigal Munnetra Kazhagam state general secretary K Balasubramani said farmers living in tail end of the river are struggling to continue agriculture due to water pollution.

published on : 21st May 2022
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Action sought against officials over Thamirabarani river pollution

Muthuraman sought directions to initiate legal action against the authorities of PWD and TNPCB for the human rights violation.

published on : 14th May 2022
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Microplastics in Cauvery affecting fish: IISc study

After noticing deformities in fried fish sold on the river’s bank, Nongthomba set out to find the cause.

published on : 12th April 2022
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Jharsuguda: Ash pipeline bursts, toxic slurry pollutes village pond

As per the villagers the toxic waste got released after an ash pipe burst inside OPGC compound wall.  

published on : 10th April 2022
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Water pollution: CMC passes the buck to Railways, Orissa HC issues notice

The court had issued orders on that day expecting the CMC to stop release of the untreated sewage into the river immediately.

published on : 5th April 2022
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KWA flags high iron content in water from Aruvikkara plant

Iron content has increased to 0.4mg/litre against the normal rate of 0.3mg/litre

published on : 23rd March 2022
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NGT directs UP chief secy to prepare action plan for protection of water bodies

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said encroachment on water bodies is a serious issue and this needs attention of the authorities at the state leve

published on : 3rd November 2020