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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waste also known as e-waste, electronic trash and waste electrical equipment are basically terms used for broken, outdated, discarded, surplus and useless electrical and electronic equipments.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...

Water Quality and Health Issues

Safe drinking water is a necessity for people in both the rural and urban India. The majority of people are concerned about clean water, yet may feel unaware. They may not know about the many sources of water pollution or the methods used to...
7 Billion and Growing

A Billion Too Many

7 Billion and Growing One morning I was sitting in my verandah sipping a cup of tea which my wife had so fondly prepared when suddenly I was startled rudely by a strong commotion of dogs barking outside. It appeared that my neighbours helper...

Corporate Responsibility for Environmental Protection in Tanneries

The Ministry of Environment & Forest (MoEF) has launched the Charter on “Corporate Responsibility for Environmental Protection (CREP)” in March 2003 with the purpose to go beyond the compliance of regulatory norms for prevention...

Corporate Responsibility for Environmental Protection in Tanneries

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...

Industry, Environment and the Judiciary

With the promulgation of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act 1974, India initiated a process of establishing a regime for control of pollution . A Central Act of Parliament, consequently adopted by the state legislatures, the...