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Ignorance is not bliss: Okhla Waste to Energy Plant needs to be relocated, residents argue
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Ignorance is not bliss: Okhla Waste to Energy Plant needs to be relocated, residents argue

Questions on the suitability of waste-to-energy plants in Delhi are not new, but the 2,000 tonnes per day Waste to Energy (WTE) plant, situated in the middle of the dense residential areas around Sukhdev Vihar, is not just a major environmental worry but an example of how siting rules can be bent to accommodate a heavily polluting enterprise.

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Ganga water in Bengal declared unfit for bathing due to rise in faecal coliform bacteria Environment
Ganga water in Bengal declared unfit for bathing due to rise in faecal coliform bacteria

Ganga River water in Bengal is unfit for bathing due to this reason. Read the full report to know more.

'NGT must tread carefully to avoid oversight of propriety,' SC criticises unilateral decisions-making [Read Judgment] Judiciary
'NGT must tread carefully to avoid oversight of propriety,' SC criticises unilateral decisions-making [Read Judgment]

SC criticizes NGT for unilateral decisions, urging procedural fairness and balanced justice in environmental protection efforts.

NGT directs groundwater test near Bandhwari landfill in Gurugram [Read Order] Environment
NGT directs groundwater test near Bandhwari landfill in Gurugram [Read Order]

Water of five villages near Bandhwari landfill to be tested after NGT tells Gurgaon civic body to form a team to check groundwater contamination in villages.

'Air pollution adversely affects health,' SC tells Centre to frame policy on phasing out heavy duty diesel vehicles [Read Judgment] Environment
'Air pollution adversely affects health,' SC tells Centre to frame policy on phasing out heavy duty diesel vehicles [Read Judgment]

Supreme Court orders Centre to frame policy in 6 months for phasing out heavy duty diesel vehicles, emphasizing the fundamental right to a pollution-free environment.

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