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Monday Feature: Green News and Media Roundup for Week 10, 2015

Monday Feature: Green News and Media Roundup for Week 10, 2015

Green Alert
Weekly environmental news roundup from across different media networks for week 10 (starting March 2, 2015) 2015. 1. HC to hear plea to control Delhi air pollution The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said it would hear on March 11 a PIL seeking directions to the government to take immediate steps to control increasing air pollution in Delhi. 2. Top scientist says Delhi air quality is better than Beijing Contrary to a report by the World Health Organisation, Delhi is not the most polluted city in the world, says Gufran Beig, the country’s leading atmospheric scientist. 3. 'Average day in Delhi would be rated bad-air day in Beijing' An average day in Delhi would be considered a very bad-air day in Beijing which, unlike Delhi, has a five-year action plan in place to pro
Monday Feature: Green News and Media Roundup for Week 04, 2015

Monday Feature: Green News and Media Roundup for Week 04, 2015

Green Alert
Weekly environmental news roundup from across different media networks for week 04 (starting January 19, 2015) 2015. 1. NGT call to ban parking of cars on all tarred roads in capital The National Green Tribunal on Monday ruled that parking of cars on tarred roads be prohibited completely and directed corporations to impose a fine of Rs 1,000 on violators as “compensation for degradation of environment“. 2. Dept says planted 15L trees, clueless how many survived The forest department has claimed it planted nine lakh saplings in 2014 and distributed six lakh more to citizens for greening the capital. Asked For Names And Location By NGT, Can’t Find The Data. 3. Hotel near IGI 'sealed' for not treating waste Delhi Pollution Control Committee has issued a closure notice to Tau

Monday Feature: Green News and Media Roundup for Week 34, 2011

Green Alert
Weekly environmental news roundup from across different media networks for week 34 (starting August 22), 2011 1. No need of forest scam probe, babu tells CVC Is this why the clamour for a Lokpal Bill has struck a chord? Former Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh had recommended probe into a forestry scam in Haryana, and asked the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) to suggest which agency should conduct the investigation. But a vigilance officer in the ministry instead wrote to the CVC, stating the case has been closed and did not require any further action. 2. Government to prepare a national bio-energy mission to boost power generation from biomass The government is preparing a national bio-energy mission to boost power generation from biomass, a renewable energy source abundan...