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10 saplings do not a mature tree equate – Delhi’s horticultural suicide

The Forest Department has given permission to chop down nearly 17,000 trees in Delhi for the redevelopment of Central Government accommodations. While the government is talking euphemistically about the destruction, the numbers are staggering. 11,000 out of 13,128 trees in Sarojini Nagar will be felled. 1,465 out of 1,513 in Nauroji Nagar. 3033 out of 3906 in …

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Supreme Court Proceedings in Union Carbide case

Vijay Panjwani has sent in a report on Supreme Court proceedings in the Union Carbide case with regard to disposal of contaminated waste from the Bhopal Gas Tragedy: Union Carbide Bhopal H-Waste Safe Disposal New Delhi, Friday 6th Sept 2013 The Supreme Court today considered the joint inspection report of Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB)and …

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Statements on (US) EPA’s Proposed Carbon Pollution Standard for New Power Plants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 27, 2012 Statements on EPA’s Proposed Carbon Pollution Standard for New Power Plants WASHINGTON — Following a 2007 Supreme Court ruling, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today proposed the first Clean Air Act standard for carbon pollution from new power plants. EPA’s proposed standard reflects the ongoing trend in the power …

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