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Winter is coming: Delhi takes stock of its anti-pollution measures (October Week #2 (2016))
Winter is coming: Delhi takes stock of its anti-pollution measures [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=85662]Winter is here when pollution levels are again expected to rise. DNA takes a look at Delhi Government's experiment with environment and whether it helped bring down the pollution levels.

Brahmapuram plant remains on paper (Issue of the week, October Week #1 (2016))
Brahmapuram plant remains on paper [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=85570]KOCHI: The much-hyped Rs 295-crore waste-to-energy (WTE) solid waste treatment plant proposed at Brahmapuram, aimed at reducing Kochi's garbage woes, still remains on paper. Thought an agreement was signed between the corporation and GJ Eco Power Pvt. Ltd - the implementing agency of the project-seven months ago, the project has not received even a single clearance or permit document till date for commencing work. The agency has to get 21 approvals in order to start the construction of the plant.

Delhi appeals to Centre, neighbours on curbing air pollution (October Week #1 (2016))
Delhi appeals to Centre, neighbours on curbing air pollution [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=85567]New Delhi: Delhi government today appealed to the Centre and governments of three neighbouring states to take effective steps for prevention of burning of agriculture residue so as to reduce air pollution level in the national capital.Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain has written to the Union Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave and also to governments of Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan in this regard.

Scientists discover largest dinosaur in Brazil (October Week #1 (2016))
Scientists discover largest dinosaur in Brazil [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=85621]BRASILIA: Brazilian scientists have announced the discovery of the largest dinosaurs ever found in the country, an animal that was 25 meters long.The dinosaur, named "Austroposeidonmagnificus," belonged to the group of titanosaurs, which were herbivorous dinosaurs with a well-developed body, a long neck and tail and a relatively small skull, according to scientists at Rio de Janeiro's Earth Sciences Museum, Xinhua news agency reported.

Goa shuts its eyes to new central rules on plastic carry bags (October Week #1 (2016))
Goa shuts its eyes to new central rules on plastic carry bags [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=85623]PANAJI: Sellers and retailers of plastic carry bags will now have to register themselves with local bodies to get a certificate from them confirming that they are selling plastic carry bags which are of not less than 50 micron thickness.

Stop using plastic packaging for tobacco: MoEF (October Week #1 (2016))
Stop using plastic packaging for tobacco: MoEF [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=85626]NEW DELHI: With littered plastic sachets posing environmental threat, the Ministry of Environment and Forests has directed 20 major Gutkha, Tobacco and Pan Masala manufacturers to stop using plastic material in any form.The ministry’s latest order comes after Gutkha, Tobacco and Pan Masala manufacturing companies have failed to adhere to the Supreme Court order and new Plastic Waste Management (PWM) Rules 2016.

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