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Strong opposition to interlinking of Gujarat and Maharashtra rivers

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News this week: Groundwater depletion makes Gujarat a water-starved state, says UN; Surat units all set to use recycled water; SANDRP urges Maharashtra CM to withdraw irrigation projects.

Gujarat among the most water-starved states in India: UN

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Kerala demands review of the Western Ghats order

The State Government has asked the Centre to review its order on eco-sensitive zone in the Western Ghats. The Order was based on the Kasturirangan report that recommended one-third of the Ghats be declared eco-sensitive.

Big mining companies violate environment laws in Odisha

Maharashtra govt plans for land reclamation from sea

State government revives its past suggestion for large-scale restoration of land in Mumbai from the Arabian Sea. Recommends undertaking the study to assess the environmental and social impact of the reclamation project.

UP govt releases Rs. 10 crore for Ganga project

Rivers in India can be broadly classified as Himalayan Rivers and Peninsular Rivers [1]. Ganga, Yamuna, Brahmaputra and other Himalayan rivers are perennial as they are snow-fed, plus they get water from rainfall. The peninsular rivers are rainfed and some of them are seasonal.

Tribunal favours Karnataka on Almatti dam's height

Winning the legal battle against Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka allowed to raise the height of Almatti reservoir across Krishna river to 524 metres.

Master Blaster to bat for sanitation

News this week - Gujarat farmers oppose nuclear plant, drought hits Bihar and an eco-friendly Ganesh Chaturthi in Surat.

Gujarat farmers oppose Mithivirdi nuclear plant

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Solar power flourishes in India

Addition of 2.8 GW of solar power capacity is anticipated in India in 2014, with several states across the country striving to install large scale solar power projects.

Farmers protest against Mithivirdi nuclear park

News this week - National Green Tribunal bans sand mining, Ukai dam authorities save Surat from floods and the Central Government decides to release water data.

Countrywide ban on sand mining

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