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Don't clear neutrino project, pollution control board urged (September Week #4 (2016))
Don't clear neutrino project, pollution control board urged [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=85073]

MADURAI: Many political parties and environmental organisations have urged the member-secretary of the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board not to give the 'consent to establish' (COE) for the Neutrino Observatory near Devaram in Theni district.




South Africa’s Kruger national park kills 350 hippos, buffalos amid drought (Issue of the week, September Week #3(2016))
South Africa’s Kruger national park kills 350 hippos, buffalos amid drought [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=84859]

Rangers in South Africa’s biggest wildlife park are killing about 350 hippos and buffalos in an attempt to relieve the impact of a severe drought.

The national parks service says the numbers of hippos and buffalos in Kruger National Park, about 7,500 and 47,000 respectively, are at their highest level ever




Many toxic chemicals found in common household dust: Study (September Week #3(2016))
Many toxic chemicals found in common household dust: Study [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=84841]

NEW DELHI: A large study of household dust in the US has found that it contains several classes of poisonous chemicals that are shedding off everyday use products. The study, led by researchers at Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George
Washington University found that DEHP, a chemical belonging to a hazardous class called phthalates, was number one on that list. The study has been published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology on Wednesday.




School students protect MP town from plastic cups (September Week #3(2016))
School students protect MP town from plastic cups [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=84839]

 A group of six girls from a government-run school in Madhya Pradesh’s Gautampura, have started a drive to make the town free from non-biodegradable plastic waste.

The group– Asha, Aarti, Lalita, Khusbhu, Shreyanshi and Titina– all students of Class 6 of the Government Middle Girls School and age between 12 and 14 years, visit tea stalls across the town requesting owners to use paper cups or glass tumblers to serve
tea or coffee instead plastic disposable cups.




School students protect MP town from plastic cups (September Week #3(2016))
School students protect MP town from plastic cups [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=84839]

 A group of six girls from a government-run school in Madhya Pradesh’s Gautampura, have started a drive to make the town free from non-biodegradable plastic waste.

The group– Asha, Aarti, Lalita, Khusbhu, Shreyanshi and Titina– all students of Class 6 of the Government Middle Girls School and age between 12 and 14 years, visit tea stalls across the town requesting owners to use paper cups or glass tumblers to serve
tea or coffee instead plastic disposable cups.




Govt plans to set up observatories to study impact of climate change (September Week #3(2016)) Govt plans to set up observatories to study impact of climate change [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=84779]
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