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Koparkhairane locals’ say ‘no’ to plastic (Issue of the week, December Week #2(2016))
Koparkhairane locals’ say ‘no’ to plastic [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=87058] NAVI MUMBAI: An association formed by more than 50 housing societies of sector 11, Koparkhairane are waiting for the civic chief to make a move against the use of plastic bags.Meanwhile, The New Sector 11 Association (NSA) have come up with a novel plan of providing one cloth bag to every flat owner within the sector and are looking out for like-minded groups and sponsors to take the initiative forward.

Supreme Court approves action plan to tackle air pollution in Delhi NCR (December Week #2(2016))
Supreme Court approves action plan to tackle air pollution in Delhi NCR [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=87059]The Supreme Court on 3 December 2016 approved Graded Response Action Plan of the Union Government to deal with the different levels of pollution in Delhi-NCR region.The court also directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to upgrade its existing infrastructure and set up additional monitoring stations in Delhi-NCR within six months.

There’s no ‘credible’ study to quantify deaths caused by air pollution: Govt (December Week #2(2016))
There’s no ‘credible’ study to quantify deaths caused by air pollution: Govt [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=87035]There is no “credible” study to quantify the number of deaths caused directly as a result of air pollution, the government said on Monday.Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave in a written reply in Rajya Sabha said that a World Health Organisation report had claimed 92% of the world’s population lives in places where air pollution level exceeds WHO limits.

Nilgai menace: State to use catch and release method (December Week #2(2016))
Nilgai menace: State to use catch and release method [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=87044]INDORE: While states like Bihar chose to kill nilgai to end their menace, forest department of Madhya Pradesh is planning to use boma technique to deal with the problem.In the boma technique, an enclosure is created in the vicinity of nilgai population. The animals are then lured to enter the enclosure and are kept there for a few days. Later, they are transported in specially designed trucks.

Intel ties up with govt for water, air quality monitoring systems (December Week #2(2016))
Intel ties up with govt for water, air quality monitoring systems [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=87090]The Department of Science and Technology (DST) and technology giant Intel have formed a public-private partnership to conduct research on water and air pollution monitoring.“The aim of this initiative is to develop key technologies for sensing, communication and analysis of large-scale data collected from autonomous networks of perpetual/long-lived sensor nodes, followed by integration and deployment for water and air quality monitoring in real-time,” a statement from Intel said, adding that the program will be administered by the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF).

Pollution in Yamuna: NGT sends notices to Environment Ministry, Delhi government (December Week #2(2016))
Pollution in Yamuna: NGT sends notices to Environment Ministry, Delhi government [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=87078]A plea alleging that untreated sewage and industrial effluents were being discharged into river Yamuna through storm water drains today prompted the National Green Tribunal to seek a reply from the Environment Ministry and others on the issue. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar issued notices to Ministry of Environment and Forests, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh government, Central Pollution Control Board, state pollution control boards of both states and others while seeking their replies in two weeks.

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