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Ahead of Ganesh fest, cops warn music system owners (July Week #4 (2017))
Ahead of Ganesh fest, cops warn music system owners [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=92048]Nagpur: The city police have issued notices to owners of DJ system and Ganesh mandals warning them against playing loud music, particularly on the roads, blocking carriageways.Besides, the shops selling noisy crackers will also face action if they are found violating the norms, as per the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986, and Noise Pollution (regulation and control) Rules, 2000.


Cement factories wrap Kashmir industrial hub in toxic cloud (July Week #4 (2017))
Cement factories wrap Kashmir industrial hub in toxic cloud [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=91971]Khrew, Khanmoh: Non-compliance from cement factories and lack of a proper environmental audit has left the inhabitants of Kashmir’s twin industrial hubs, Khrew and Khanmoh, vulnerable to life-threatening health problems. These factories emit a thousand kilograms of toxic fumes every day, as per experts, thereby wrapping neighbouring villages in a toxic grey cloud.

Telangana govt taking measures to check pollution, industrial waste: KT Rama Rao (July Week #4 (2017))
Telangana govt taking measures to check pollution, industrial waste: KT Rama Rao [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=91968]Hyderabad: The Telangana government is taking tough measures to check industrial pollution in the city, Industries Minister K T Rama Rao said in Hyderabad on Saturday.Rao, who held a meeting with officials of industries department and also pollution control board, directed them to take concrete measures to ensure that industrial waste is not dumped into the drainage system, a government release said.

Well pollution discussed at Siolim meet (July Week #4 (2017))

Well pollution discussed at Siolim meet

[http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=91969]Mapusa: The pollution of a public drinking water well and the stray cattle menace dominated the Siolim -Marna gram sabha discussion held on Sunday.A resident of Modlem bhat brought to the notice of the gram sabha that the drinking water well used by eight households had been polluted.

The problem of diminishing wildlife habitats (July Week #4 (2017))
The problem of diminishing wildlife habitats [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=92050]The biggest threat to wildlife conservation is inadequate habitat. Some people realize this, but it’s not in our face like the photo of a dead rhino bleeding, with its horn chopped off, and hence the major concern is on poaching instead of the larger threat of habitat destruction. More rhinos are born than are killed by poachers.

Worsening congestion, spiralling pollution choke Delhi, says study (Issue of the week, July Week #2 (2017))
Worsening congestion, spiralling pollution choke Delhi, says study [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=91762]New Delhi: For daily commuters in Delhi, what has been the general experience is now being backed by hard statistics. The Centre for Science and Environment’s new assessment of travel time and traffic speed in Delhi shows that the city is in the grip of a worsening case of congestion and pollution crisis. Gauging was done based on hourly and daily travel time and speed derived from Google Map which showed low traffic speed, near disappearance of non-peak hours, weekends with higher congestion, and higher air pollution with lower traffic speed during peak hours.

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