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Area under Pune’s Bhosari flyover becomes garbage dump (January Week #1 (2018))
 Area under Pune’s Bhosari flyover becomes garbage dump [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=93186]Flyovers, which are meant to be a solution to the city’s traffic problems, are now being used for waste disposal. The area below a flyover, connecting Bhosari-Alandi road, has become a garbage dumping site in the city since past few days.The Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation had built this flyover to ease traffic congestion on the Pune-Nashik highway and Bhosari-Alandi chowk. A provision of Rs.48 crore was made for this flyover which is 1,400 metres in length and 19.7 metres in width.

Modi Government Likely to Withdraw Controversial Cattle Slaughter Ban (January Week #1 (2018))
Modi Government Likely to Withdraw Controversial Cattle Slaughter Ban [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=92990]New Delhi: Months after imposing a ban on the sale and purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter, the Narendra Modi government has decided to revisit the controversial restrictions now being seen as a major blow to dairy farming, leather production and beef export.

Ghaziabad proposes plant in Indirapuram for converting solid waste to biofuel (January Week #1 (2018))
Ghaziabad proposes plant in Indirapuram for converting solid waste to biofuel  [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=93016]The Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) has proposed a waste-to-biofuel plant at Indirapuram which will scientifically process the entire bulk of municipal solid waste produced in the area on a daily basis.

Delhi starts deploying environment marshals to curb air pollution sources (Issue of the week, DecemberWeek #4 (2017))
Delhi starts deploying environment marshals to curb air pollution sources [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=93153]Delhi environment minister Imran Hussain on Wednesday said the government had started deployment of environment marshals to stop illegal burning in the open, controlling dust from various sources and improper management of dhalaos. All these factors locally contribute to air pollution.

PLANTATION DRIVE LAUNCHED BY INDUSTRIALISTS BEARS FRUIT (DecemberWeek #4 (2017))
PLANTATION DRIVE LAUNCHED BY INDUSTRIALISTS BEARS FRUIT [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=93159]One stepping into the SIIDCUL industrial area gets something to feast his eyes on aside from getting an opportunity to breathe some fresh, invigorating air. It is the lush green ambience the place is now endowed with, something that has come up thanks to the plantation drive launched by the industrialists as part of their collective social responsibility towards conserving environment. Nearly every Industrial unit has some green belt in or around the premises. 

Dutch court takes heat off government in air pollution fight (DecemberWeek #4 (2017))
Dutch court takes heat off government in air pollution fight [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=93162]ir pollution in the Netherlands is worse than European rules permit, but the government is doing enough to limit emissions, a Dutch court ruled on Wednesday, reversing a previous verdict in which it had criticised the government for inaction.The ruling was a surprise defeat for environmentalist groups which brought the case since the same court had ordered the government to take immediate action to limit air pollution only three months ago.

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