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  • Railways biodigesters are not better than septic tanks: IIT study According to a two-year-long study by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras, the biodigesters installed in Indian trains over four years at a cost of Rs 1,305 crore are no better than a septic tank. Biodigesters are a new ...
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  • NGO writes to Moily against river diversion project Claims that Yettinahole project in Karnataka have no environment clearance and will damage 100 hectare forest land in Western Ghats. Activists want UP wetlands to be declared Sarus SafariDemand protection for 35-km stretch spann...
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  • River activist sits on indefinite fast in BiharShashi Shekhar has been started his indefinite hunger strike on December 10 in Sitarmarhi district of Bihar protesting against construction of embankments along Adhwara group of rivers. His demands include revival of Lakhandei river.Govt ...
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  • Article Courtesy: DelhiOn June 7, 2000, the Delhi Jal Board and the Municipal Corporation announcement that they would create 150 ponds for rainwater harvesting. TAPAS, a non-governmental organisation, approached the Delhi High Court on June 22, 2000, to force government authorities to improve ...
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  • Read the report for a comprehensive background on the campaign, along with the techniques used, chronology and dateline as well as the important people to contact.This link was sourced from the website of Centre of Science and EnvironmentClick Here
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Railways biodigesters are not better than septic tanks: IIT study

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NGO writes to Moily against river diversion project 

Claims that Yettinahole project in Karnataka have no environment clearance and will damage 100 hectare forest land in Western Ghats. 

River activist sits on indefinite fast in Bihar

Shashi Shekhar has been started his indefinite hunger strike on December 10 in Sitarmarhi district of Bihar protesting against construction of embankments along Adhwara group of rivers. His demands include revival of Lakhandei river.

Govt to support nine states in treating water using solar energy

This presents information on lakes in Delhi, Hyderabad, Bhimtal, Surajkund and Kolkata.

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Delhi
On June 7, 2000, the Delhi Jal Board and the Municipal Corporation announcement that they would create 150 ponds for rainwater harvesting. TAPAS, a non-governmental organisation, approached the Delhi High Court on June 22, 2000, to force government authorities to improve water availability and quality in the national capital. It sought restoration of neglected lakes and depressions in the city as well as the implementation of the announcement made by the authorities.

Hyderabad
The Andhra Pradesh High Court is hearing three different public interest petitions to protect the Hussainsagar lake. One seeks to prevent construction on or around the lake or its catchment area. Another aims to prevent heavy siltation due to annual immersion of idols in the lake during religious occasions.

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The ‘Save the Lakes’ Campaign was started by a number of concerned citizens in Hyderabad in order to restore the Hussain Sagar Lake.

Read the report for a comprehensive background on the campaign, along with the techniques used, chronology and dateline as well as the important people to contact.

This link was sourced from the website of Centre of Science and Environment

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