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Trump EPA lags behind in environmental enforcement: report
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Trump EPA lags behind in environmental enforcement: report

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) - During the first six months of the Trump presidency, the Environmental Protection Agency has lagged behind three previous administrations in environmental enforcement, collecting 60 percent less in civil penalties ... Sify, 2 months ago
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Dr. Madhu Chitkara, Pro-chancellor-Chitkara University conferred with Environment Leadership Award 2017

Chitkara University on Monday announced that its Pro-Chancellor, Dr. Madhu Chitkara was awarded the prestigious Himachal Pradesh Environment Leadership Award 2017 for excelling in the promotion of environmental conservation and sustainable development through ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

World's largest combustion research centre at IIT Madras

The worlds largest combustion research centre which will impart a major boost to the Indian scientific community was inaugurated at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras today. The National Centre for Combustion Research and Development (NCCRD) was ...
 Deccan Herald5 days ago

Training for airport security, customs, CISF on forest crimes

Did you know that mongoose hair is being smuggled for making paint brushes, crocodile skin to manufacture belts, purses and hand bags and pangolin scales passing off as dry herbs and general products? This was news even to CISF personnel, customs and ...
 Deccan Herald6 days ago
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Marthandam lake: HC asks govt to strictly enforce stop memo

Kochi: Hearing a petition over the alleged encroachment of Marthandam lake by a company owned by Minister Thomas Chandy, the High Court on Thursday asked the state government to enforce the stop memo issued on constructions in the region. Earlier, the Court ...
 Mathrubhumi6 days ago Lake encroachment: Govt told to enforce stop memo if any  Mathrubhumi1 week ago
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How farmers of Punjab, Haryana can avoid stubble burning

With the central and state governments, and even the National Green Tribunal (NGT), coming down heavily on stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana, farmers in both the states say they have few options available to avoid burning the crop residue. With a bumper ...
 Sify1 week ago

Help wanted: Staff shortages under Trump slow policy changes

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hundreds of government employees file in and out of the U.S. agency for auto safety in Washington every working day, investigating potentially dangerous vehicles and managing a $900 million annual budget. But an ...
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Meet India's 'barefoot' lawyers!

Geetanjali Krishna looks at how one organisation’s unique idea is helping marginalised communities to gain legal access. IMAGE: Namati trains selected local stakeholders to become ‘barefoot lawyers’ who can understand, use and shape the laws that affect them. Photograph: Kind courtesy Namati In the relentless march towards development, disempowered tribal people, fishermen and forest dwellers often find their homes and livelihoods endangered by industries, ports, roads ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Analysis: Energy industry says 'no thanks' to Trump offer of marine sanctuaries

By Valerie Volcovici and Nichola Groom WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - In a bid to boost energy development, U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is considering shrinking or eliminating 11 marine sanctuaries designed to protect 425 million acres ...
 Sify2 weeks ago

Maha to organise tree plantation conclave to spread awareness

Maharashtra government will organise a tree plantation conclave at Raj Bhavan on September 17, to highlight its mission of planting 50 crore saplings by 2019 and to conserve and protect rivers. This will be the first plantation conclave in the country, a ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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