Weekly environmental news roundup from across different media networks for week 37 (starting September 12), 2011.
Claims of more than 11,500 Bhopal Gas leak victims are pending with the Madhya Pradesh government due to their “non-appearance”.
India today pitched for implementation of the Seoul declaration on ensuring protection and safety of workers along with elimination of hazards at the workplace at the regional, national and international levels.
In a first step towards streamlining and managing Delhi’s water, Delhi Jal Board and Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) organized the first consultative workshop on formulating ‘Water Policy for Delhi’ on Wednesday.
Whatever the official justification for yet another increase in petrol price by Rs.3.14 per litre, the end users of the fuel in the Capital are seething with anger and anguish.
The Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) and International Road Federation (IRF) are of the view that Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) should construct a separate drainage system under all elevated tracks and channelise rain water through them towards suitably located water harvesting pits.
Criticising the developed world, India today said the developed countries did not fulfill their promise on the issue of transferring technology to the developing nations to meet carbon emission goals.
Vedanta has suffered another setback in its fight-back to expand the Aluminium refinery in Orissa after the Union environment ministry had struck down its environment clearance for violations.
India along with the United Nations will host a dialogue on green economy and inclusive growth next month in preparation for the Earth Summit in Brazil 2012.
The national manufacturing policy, which was sent to a GoM on Friday, lays down if the environmental rules and laws cannot be changed and diluted, the powers should be handed over to CEOs of the national manufacturing and investment zones.