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Beijing issues orange alert for heavy air pollution (December Week #1(2016))
Beijing issues orange alert for heavy air pollution [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=86995]The Beijing Municipality on Thursday issued an orange alert for air pollution in the next three days.The orange alert, the second-highest in a four-tier warning system, will be effective from midnight on Thursday, according to the city air pollution emergency response office, Xinhua reported.

Multiple Authorities, No Monitoring Failed Ganga Cleaning: IITs to NGT (December Week #1(2016))
Multiple Authorities, No Monitoring Failed Ganga Cleaning: IITs to NGT [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=86992]New Delhi: Multiplicity of authorities, lack of assistance from state governments and dearth of monitoring has led to the failure of cleaning Ganga, a consortium of seven IITs told the National Green Tribunal on Thursday.The consortium's submission came in response to a query raised by a bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar which had asked the expert body about the reasons for failure of Ganga Action Plan-I and II.

Need to create awareness on sound pollution stressed (December Week #1(2016))
Need to create awareness on sound pollution stressed [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=87017]Mayor Soumini Jain has called for better awareness among the public about sound pollution.She was speaking after launching the No Horn Day observance at the Vyttila Mobility Hub on Thursday. It was organised jointly by the Kochi chapter ofthe Indian Medical Association and National Initiative for Safe Sound with the support of the district administration, city police, Regional Transport Office, and the Kochi Corporation.

Minister upset with forest officials over poaching of Himalayan black bear (December Week #1(2016))
Minister upset with forest officials over poaching of Himalayan black bear[http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=86988]DEHRADUN: Upset over reports of killing of Himalayan black bears at large scale by poachers in Chamoli and Rudraprayag in the past few months, state forest minister Dinesh Agarwal held a meeting with senior forest officials on Wednesday and warned them of strong punitive action against those found conniving with poachers as well as those from the department responsible for preventing such poaching incidents.

NGT raps Centre on Ganga, bars govt from spending on projects (Issue of the week, November Week #3(2016))
NGT raps Centre on Ganga, bars govt from spending on projects [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=86814]"Rs 20,000 crore is being spent on a national project without even knowing about the river. Nobody knows anything, this is quite irresponsible. Not a single penny on Ganga rejuvenation would be spent by any of the departments till we pass specific directions. Enough is enough," a bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar said. 

Air quality nears ‘very poor’ due to slow winds, winter (November Week #3(2016))
Air quality nears ‘very poor’ due to slow winds, winter [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=86819]MUMBAI: On Tuesday, pollution levels in the city inched closer to the 'very poor' category. The System for Air Quality Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) recorded an Air Quality Index (AQI) of 280 in the morning which worsened to 291 by the evening

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