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Corporate Responsibility for Environmental Protection in Distilleries

The high BOD from distilleries has been a cause of major environmental concern over the years. They have also been covered under the Corporate Responsibility for Environmental Protection 2003, in India, wherein it has been provided that a system...

Reducing Pollution Load on ETP. Saving costs. Some suggestions for Sugar Mills

Reducing Pollution Load on ETP. Saving costs. Some suggestions for Sugar Mills. By Dr. Yashpal Singh Cane Yard unloading and carrier section  Cane trash, cut pieces, cow dung and other solid wastes are generated at the Cane yard unloading...

On the Air Pollution Action Plan for the National Capital Region of Delhi

On the Air Pollution Action Plan for the National Capital Region of Delhi By Dr. Yashpal Singh  The Government of India is in the process of drawing up an action plan for the control of Air Pollution in the National Capital Region of Delhi....

National Green Tribunal Disallows Zero Liquid Discharge and Online Monitoring Systems Across the Board in All Industries

Note on the Judgement pronounced by the NGT on 13-07-17 in the matter of O.A. No.  200 of 2017 (C. Writ Petition No. 3727/1985) M.C. Mehta v/s Union of India and others. by Dr. Yashpal Singh The Honourable NGT has pronounced its Judgement on...

The GST regime repeals the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act 1977

The GST regime repeals the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act 1977 By Dr. Yashpal Singh Former, Director, Environment, Government of U.P.   The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act 1977 provided that the State...

Some Issues of Interest to the Distillery Sector

Some Issues of Interest to the Distillery Sector. By Dr. Yashpal Singh Former, Director, Environment, Government of U.P. Presented at the 6th Annual Seminar of U.P. Distillers Association on 28/04/2017 On Technology The issue of imposing concentration...

Procedures for appraisal of cases of violation. S.O. No. 804 (E) dated 14-03-2017

Dear Sir, This is to draw your kind attention to S.O. No. 804 (E) dated 14-03-2017 issued by the MoEF and CC regarding procedures to be adopted in dealing with violation cases. The contents of the notification, while being in the interests of...

Composting green waste saves CO2

“Recycling green waste as compost could match the environmental benefits of converting it into renewable energy, in terms of CO2 savings, according to new German research. It suggests that the two forms of waste management should be seen...

Wetland Ecology and Avian Diversity

The climate and geographical diversity of India, gives it a rich diversity of birds. With interesting behavioral features huge flocks of local and migratory birds are the principal attractions in the lakes of this beautiful country. Birds play...

Green ways to dispose electronic Waste- Excellent methods That You Can Use

Electronic waste also known as e-waste, electronic trash and waste electrical equipment are basically terms used for broken, outdated, discarded, surplus and useless electrical and electronic equipments. In developing countries the ever increasing...