India disagrees to phase out hydrofluorocarbons

No phasing out of hydrofluorocarbons for India

India disagrees to draft the proposal of phasing out hydrofluorocarbons unless it has a cost-effective and environmental friendly alternative.

Water meter to get handy in Delhi

Delhi Jal Board to launch a hand-held device to allow on the spot water meter reading and billing at consumer's premises, in a bid to remove incorrect meters.

Coal India blamed of supplying poor quality coal

Several sponge iron manufacturing units across the country accuse government undertaking, Coal India Limited, for supplying poor quality coal.  The low grade coal leads to environmental pollution, loss in production and reduced efficiency of plants owing to the high ash content in it.

Sand mafia creates terror in Malappuram

Owing to the support of few government officials and politicians, sand mafia threatens officials who take action against illegal sand mining in Mulappuram district, Kerala

No place for Mananchira in rejuvenation project

Authorities leave out Mananchira pond from the list of 21 ponds identified for de-siltation and restoration project to be undertaken in Kozhikode district, Kerala. The pond is one of the biggest in the district fulfilling drinking water needs during acute water scarcity. 

Rajasthan harnesses wind energy

Welspun Energ Ltd. installs a 20 MW wind power project in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, plans to mitigate 39946 tonnes of CO2 emmisions annually. 

UAS-B campus takes up comprehensive watershed system

University of Agricultural Sciences-Bangalore undertakes comprehensive watershed system project on its 1300 acre campus, in a bid to conserve every single drop of rainwater.

Revamping Agartala water pipelines

ADB sanctions Rs.130 crore to renovate the entire 53 year old water supply system in Agartala. 

This is the roundup of  important news for September 15, 2013.

 

 

Source: 
The Hindu, The New Indian Express, New Kerala, Green Clean Guide, Down to Earth, The Times of India
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