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11 September 2011

Efforts started once again to remove the railway line passing through the forests of Dudhwa National Park and Katerniaghat Wildlife sanctuary in Uttar Pradesh
Rainwater harvesting systems installed by Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon (MCG) in Haryana helps groundwater levels to improve significantly following heavy rains in past two months
Karnataka government imposes penalties on 13 iron ore mining companies in Tumkur for encroaching on government land and dumping mineral waste, causing damage to the environment
Devastation caused by floods annually for past several years in Dehmaji district in Assam forces exodus of youngsters: Most youth migrate to Southern and Western states of India in search of livelihood
Manipur to draft action plan on Climate change: Government to organise public hearing prior to drafting it

10 September 2011

Environmentalists fear that immersion of Ganesh idols in Hussain Sagar lake in Hyderabad will reduce depth of water body: Piling of mud and Plaster of Paris (PoP) on lake bed can cause maximum harm
Monsoon rains claims 39 lives in Himachal Pradesh: Damage to property estimated at Rs.355.29 crore
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to launch weather satellite Megha Tropiques: Satellite to study water vapour content over equatorial region
Channal and Nandagaon villages of Mudhol taluk in Bagalkot district in Karnataka experience floods every year due to water discharge: Floods created by backwaters of the Almatti dam across river Krishna
Monsoon not withering away, more rains expected in the coming weeks, predict the weather scientists of Chandra Shekar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Illegal mechanised sand mining being carried in areas under coastal regulation zone (CRZ) in Karnataka: Officials conduct raid and demolish 13 sheds
Bihar government seeks Google India's help to provide weather forecasts with the aim of benefiting millions of residents of the state
Mudichur village panchayat in Kancheepuram district in Tamil Nadu to supply mineral water to its residents at subsidised prices, to keep diseases away
Water samples collected by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in July show presence of E.coli bacteria: Samples collected from Verawali Hill reservoir III and two reservoirs at Pali Hill

09 September 2011

The pilot project of Bihar Shatabdi Niji Nalkoop Yojana (BSNNY) in Sarairanjan block of Samastipur district launched: Farmers given one-time monetary assistance for installing tubewell and pump sets to faciliate irrigation
Heavy rainfall in Kutch and Saurashtra region dilutes salt pans: Delay of 1 to 2 months in salt production
Gujarat High Court refuses the (MoEF) proposal to carry another impact study to develop Positra port in Jamnagar: Earlier report suggests port would adversly impact marine life
The Supreme Court orders Nirma industries to scrap the cement plant in Bhavnagar district in Gujarat if it fails to prove the plant is not in the eco-sensitive wetlands

08 September 2011

Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel (WGEEP) opposes granting permission to the proposed Athirappilly hydro-electric project in Kerala: Region named as one of 18 eco-sensitive localities (ESL) by the panel
Punjab government takes steps to recharge groundwater in the state: 22 recharge structures constructed by the Department of Soil Conservation in Patiala, Sangrur, Moga and Mohali districts

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