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No change in quality of Ganga water under BJP rule: RTI (August Week #1 (2016))
No change in quality of Ganga water under BJP rule: RTI [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=83606]

Lucknow: It is not just the opposition which is out to target Prime Minister Narendra Modi's emotive connect with the river Ganga. Statistics show that very little has been done in the past two years of BJP rule -- in spite of spending Rs 2,958 crore of
the Rs 3,703 crore allocated -- to improve the condition of the holy river.




Poultry litter generates toxic biocycle in fish tanks (Issue of the week, July Week #5 (2016))
Poultry litter generates toxic biocycle in fish tanks [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=83332]

Highly putrefied poultry litter being used as feed in fish tanks in Andhra Pradesh is generating a toxic biocycle.




The litter, when added to fish tanks, contaminates the water and increases the fluctuation of biological oxygen demand (BOD). It also accentuates the ectoparasite problem, leading to ulcers in fish. To control the parasite, fish farmers use highly toxic
pesticides which penetrate into the biocycle posing a serious health hazard to the end consumer.

'Implement Forest Rights Act 2006 in Himachal' (July Week #5 (2016))
'Implement Forest Rights Act 2006 in Himachal' [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=83349]

Successive governments in Himachal Pradesh have failed to notify and implement the Forest Rights Act (FRA) 2006 and have allowed the rights of forest dwellers to get eroded, rights campaigner Rajeshwar Negi has said.

Flood triggers animal migration from Kaziranga National Park (July Week #5 (2016))
Flood triggers animal migration from Kaziranga National Park [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=83306]

GUWAHATI: Animals from theKaziranga National Park+ , a World Heritage Site about 250 km from here, have started coming out in herds in search of elevated grounds as large swathe of the protected area has been inundated by the rising water of Brahmaputra.




Elephant warning system in place (July Week #5 (2016))
Elephant warning system in place [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=83202]

KOZHIKODE: The early warning system implemented by the forest department to reduce man-animal conflict along the fringes of Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary (WWS) would be launched on Monday.

260 ‘clean’ units do not need green nod under new grouping (July Week #5 (2016))
260 ‘clean’ units do not need green nod under new grouping [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=83353]

The Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB) reclassified industries on the basis of their environment impact on Monday, relieving 260 industries from the requirement of green clearances.

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