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The New Zealand Herald
A revamped 3,000-old pea is easing inflation in Indiabody, in December published a report recommending exploring the technology for
A revamped 3,000-old pea is easing inflation in India
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
body, in December published a report recommending exploring the technology for oilseeds and pulses. Requests to the Environment Ministry for comments on trials and the government's stance on biocrops were acknowledged but not answered. At... Read more
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Daily News
New vistas in developmentfor the farming community in the area. Since the area is rich in other natural
New vistas in development
Daily News / Posted 13 hours ago
for the farming community in the area. Since the area is rich in other natural resources such as gems and minerals these remain to be explored for better economic prospects. The writer is the Mahaweli Development and Environment Ministry Secre... Read more
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The Economic Times
Government may bid out 70 mineral blocks by Marchby state governments. We are pursuing with states to take a final decision. We
Government may bid out 70 mineral blocks by March
The Economic Times / Posted 14 hours ago
by state governments. We are pursuing with states to take a final decision. We will also pursue cases stuck with the environment ministry. Kumar said 33 mines are in the process of being auctioned by various state governments, while 83 more... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Destruction worse than initially fearedin an official inquiry into turtle eggs served at a banquet two years ago. Nev
Destruction worse than initially feared
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 2 days ago
in an official inquiry into turtle eggs served at a banquet two years ago. Nevertheless, the State Culture, Tourism and Environment Ministry should see this unprecedented hell fire as a big blow, step up its statutory duty to protect the last... Read more
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Sky News Australia
VW halts sales in South Koreaamong dealers and customers,' a spokesman for Volkswagen's South Korean busines
VW halts sales in South Korea
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 days ago
among dealers and customers,' a spokesman for Volkswagen's South Korean business said. The move comes ahead of an environment ministry review this month or in early August on whether to revoke certification of the 32 vehicle types offered... Read more
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CTV News
North Battleford, Sask., shuts water intake due to oil slickand carries oil mixed with a lighter hydrocarbon, called a diluent, that's adde
North Battleford, Sask., shuts water intake due to oil slick
CTV News / Posted 2 days ago
and carries oil mixed with a lighter hydrocarbon, called a diluent, that's added to ease the flow. Ralph Bock of the Environment Ministry said Thursday the Water Security Agency would take samples from the river past the boom to check for any... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Farmworker Arrested for Possession of Pangolingame without a permit.He is expected to appear in the Otavi Magistrate's Court
Farmworker Arrested for Possession of Pangolin
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
game without a permit.He is expected to appear in the Otavi Magistrate's Court today. According to a game ranger in the environment ministry, Kennedy Chapu, pangolins are a rare game species, which creates a high demand for their sale on the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
North Battleford, Sask., prepares for possible arrival of spilled oiland carries oil mixed with a lighter hydrocarbon, called a diluent, that’s adde
North Battleford, Sask., prepares for possible arrival of spilled oil
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
and carries oil mixed with a lighter hydrocarbon, called a diluent, that’s added to ease the flow. Ralph Bock of the Environment Ministry said Thursday the Water Security Agency will take samples from the river past the boom before any water... Read more
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DW
Cambodia's battle against plastic bag waste |such as levying an extra surcharge on shoppers amounting to some 500 riel (0.01
Cambodia's battle against plastic bag waste |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
such as levying an extra surcharge on shoppers amounting to some 500 riel (0.01 euro) for each plastic bag bought. The environment ministry is also planning to cooperate with Japan to set up a recycling plant to transform plastic waste into... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Nature Reserve Areas Under Studyare underway for the creation of new nature reserve areas countrywide, with stu
New Nature Reserve Areas Under Study
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
are underway for the creation of new nature reserve areas countrywide, with studies for this purpose being conducted by the Environment Ministry. According to a document drafted by the referred governmental department, to which ANGOP has had... Read more
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New Kerala
ZSI, BSI to map biodiversity in northeast India as 'priority' - newkerala.com #94135of India (BSI) will take up northeast India as a "priority" to map the region's
ZSI, BSI to map biodiversity in northeast India as 'priority' - newkerala.com #94135
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
of India (BSI) will take up northeast India as a "priority" to map the region's biodiversity and address knowledge gaps, an Environment Ministry official said on Friday. "Certain instructions have been given to ZSI and BSI to take up northeastern... Read more
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CNET
Volkswagen to stop selling most of its vehicles in South Koreataking VW's diesel malfeasance very seriously. Last month, a local Volkswagen e
Volkswagen to stop selling most of its vehicles in South Korea
CNET / Posted 2 days ago
taking VW's diesel malfeasance very seriously. Last month, a local Volkswagen executive was arrested, and the country's environment ministry is mulling an actual ban on VW Group sales, which would include Audi and Bentley vehicles. Over 30... Read more
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New Kerala
SC asks Centre to report back to it on Aug.5 on Adarsh Society take over - newkerala.com #94096this year, directing the demolition of the society. It may be recalled that th
SC asks Centre to report back to it on Aug.5 on Adarsh Society take over - newkerala.com #94096
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
this year, directing the demolition of the society. It may be recalled that the Bombay High Court had ordered the Union Environment Ministry to demolish 31-storey society, but entertained and accepted a plea from the counsel representing the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Namibia to Host Africa Drought Conferencefrom the continent are expected in Namibia next month for the Africa Drought Co
Namibia to Host Africa Drought Conference
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
from the continent are expected in Namibia next month for the Africa Drought Conference. The conference, organised by the environment ministry, set for 15-19 August, will discuss how to enhance resilience against recurrent droughts. The... Read more
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Reuters
Volkswagen to halt sales of most vehicles in South Korea amid emissions probeadmitted in the United States to using software to cheat on emissions tests on
Volkswagen to halt sales of most vehicles in South Korea amid emissions probe
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
admitted in the United States to using software to cheat on emissions tests on some diesel cars. It also comes ahead of an environment ministry review later this month or in early August on whether to revoke the certification of 32 vehicle types... Read more
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Business Standard India
Supreme Court asks Centre to report back on Adarsh Society take overthis year, directing the demolition of the society. It may be recalled that th
Supreme Court asks Centre to report back on Adarsh Society take over
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
this year, directing the demolition of the society. It may be recalled that the Bombay High Court had ordered the Union Environment Ministry to demolish 31-storey society, but entertained and accepted a plea from the counsel representing the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Volkswagen to halt sales of most vehicles in South Korea amid emissions probeadmitted in the United States to using software to cheat on emissions tests on
Volkswagen to halt sales of most vehicles in South Korea amid emissions probe
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
admitted in the United States to using software to cheat on emissions tests on some diesel cars. It also comes ahead of an environment ministry review later this month or in early August on whether to revoke the certification of 32 models made by... Read more
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Market Watch
VW to halt Korean sales of emissions-cheating carsit. The process may take several months," a Korean representative of Volkswagen
VW to halt Korean sales of emissions-cheating cars
Market Watch / Posted 3 days ago
it. The process may take several months," a Korean representative of Volkswagen said Friday. The move comes as Seoul's environment ministry plans to revoke the certification of 79 vehicle models, including the Golf, Jetta, Tiguan, Audi A3, A6,... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Record number of dolphin deaths along Bulgaria’s Black Sea coastand the common bottlenose dolphin. The dolphin population along Bulgaria’s blac
Record number of dolphin deaths along Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
and the common bottlenose dolphin. The dolphin population along Bulgaria’s black sea coast is about 15,000, according to environment ministry data. The penalty for killing a dolphin is a fine of up to $11,270 and imprisonment for up to five... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Orders KCCA to Stop Polluting Kiteziorder follows complaints raised by the Wakiso District chairman, Mr Matia Lwang
Minister Orders KCCA to Stop Polluting Kitezi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
order follows complaints raised by the Wakiso District chairman, Mr Matia Lwanga Bwanika, to the minister asking the Environment ministry to stop KCCA from dumping garbage in Kitezi landfill. He argued that Kampala Capital City (KCC)obtained... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Rethink proposal to ban shark fishing, KL urgedKota Kinabalu: The Sabah Shark Protection Association (SSPA) wants the Natural
Rethink proposal to ban shark fishing, KL urged
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 4 days ago
Kota Kinabalu: The Sabah Shark Protection Association (SSPA) wants the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry to relook at the proposal to ban shark fishing and harvesting in the State in view of the recent killings of sharks believed at a fish... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Indonesia moratorium to include existing plantationsto new owners may be subjected to the moratorium, San Afri Awang, director gene
Indonesia moratorium to include existing plantations
The Borneo Post / Posted 4 days ago
to new owners may be subjected to the moratorium, San Afri Awang, director general of forestry spatial planning at Environment Ministry told reporters. “Existing palm plantation concessions which have productive forested areas will also be... Read more
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Wallaceburg Courier Press
McNaughton raised well water issue in 2012the water supply. “I put this on the radar back then and never got a response,
McNaughton raised well water issue in 2012
Wallaceburg Courier Press / Posted 4 days ago
the water supply. “I put this on the radar back then and never got a response, and yesterday we sent another letter to the environment ministry raising the same concerns essentially,” McNaughton said Tuesday. The letter said there was a similar... Read more
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The Hindu
No fresh tests for GM mustardThe Environment Ministry is unlikely to prescribe fresh tests to ascertain the
No fresh tests for GM mustard
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
The Environment Ministry is unlikely to prescribe fresh tests to ascertain the safety of genetically-modified (GM) mustard even as environmental activists on Monday alleged that the GM mustard, under scrutiny, contained genes that conferred herbicide... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
McNaughton raised well water issue in 2012the water supply. “I put this on the radar back then and never got a response,
McNaughton raised well water issue in 2012
Chatham Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
the water supply. “I put this on the radar back then and never got a response, and yesterday we sent another letter to the environment ministry raising the same concerns essentially,” McNaughton said Tuesday. The letter said there was a similar... Read more
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Business Standard India
Rs 5,000 fine on using pressure horns, removing silencers: NGTgo to the extent which is irreparable," the bench had said. It had also consti
Rs 5,000 fine on using pressure horns, removing silencers: NGT
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
go to the extent which is irreparable," the bench had said. It had also constituted a committee comprising officials from Environment Ministry, Delhi government, Delhi Pollution Control Committee and Delhi Development Authority to identify silence... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda Hit By Long Dry Spells, Widespread Crop FailuresHoima, Kyegegwa, Ntoroko and Mubende districts are affected the same way as Kib
Uganda Hit By Long Dry Spells, Widespread Crop Failures
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Hoima, Kyegegwa, Ntoroko and Mubende districts are affected the same way as Kibaale-Kagadi. An official from the Water and Environment ministry, Paul Isabirye confirmed that Uganda has experienced poor first season rains. This caused the poor... Read more
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The Economic Times
Rs 5,000 fine on using pressure horns, removing silencers: NGTgo to the extent which is irreparable," the bench had said. It had also consti
Rs 5,000 fine on using pressure horns, removing silencers: NGT
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
go to the extent which is irreparable," the bench had said. It had also constituted a committee comprising officials from Environment Ministry, Delhi government, Delhi Pollution Control Committee and Delhi Development Authority to identify silence... Read more
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Business Standard India
Panel to sort out 318 stuck mining proposalsBalwinder Kumar on Tuesday said operations at 70-80 mines have not started as t
Panel to sort out 318 stuck mining proposals
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
Balwinder Kumar on Tuesday said operations at 70-80 mines have not started as these were awaiting clearances from the Environment Ministry. He said that the ministry was in talks with the MoEF to expedite the clearances. Megha Manchanda &... Read more
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dna
Out of 2306 projects received for environmental clearance, 432 are pending: Anil Madhav DaveThe Environment Ministry has received more than 2,300 projects for environmenta
Out of 2306 projects received for environmental clearance, 432 are pending: Anil Madhav Dave
dna / Posted 5 days ago
The Environment Ministry has received more than 2,300 projects for environmental clearance in the last three years, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday. "A total of 2,306 projects were received by the Ministry during the last three years and the... Read more
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The Economic Times
'Environment Ministry received over 2,300 projects in last 3 years'NEW DELHI: The Environment Ministry has received more than 2,300 projects for e
'Environment Ministry received over 2,300 projects in last 3 years'
The Economic Times / Posted 5 days ago
NEW DELHI: The Environment Ministry has received more than 2,300 projects for environmental clearance in the last three years, Lok Sabha was informed today. "A total of 2,306 projects were received by the Ministry during the last three years and the... Read more
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CNBC
China's urban air quality improves in first half: ministryAir quality in China's largest cities continued to improve during the first six
China's urban air quality improves in first half: ministry
CNBC / Posted 5 days ago
Air quality in China's largest cities continued to improve during the first six months of 2016, the country's environment ministry said on Sunday. China's largest 338 cities enjoyed more clean air days in the first half compared with the same period... Read more
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Business Standard India
Mines Min working on action plan to raise contribution in GDP70-80 mines, where operations have not started due to environment and forest cl
Mines Min working on action plan to raise contribution in GDP
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
70-80 mines, where operations have not started due to environment and forest clearance. The Ministry is in talks with the Environment Ministry to push for their case, Kumar said. The work on aerial survey of over 8 lakh sq km of obvious... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Phosphate Delay Frustrates Alweendocannot single-handedly decide whether to allow or permit phosphate mining becau
Phosphate Delay Frustrates Alweendo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
cannot single-handedly decide whether to allow or permit phosphate mining because that decision will be guided by the environment ministry's recommendations which will suggest the way forward, based on technical inputs. The issue of phosphate... Read more
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dna
Govt continues its flip-flop on draft forest policyContinuing its flip-flop, the government on Monday told the Rajya Sabha that a
Govt continues its flip-flop on draft forest policy
dna / Posted 6 days ago
Continuing its flip-flop, the government on Monday told the Rajya Sabha that a forest management institute under the Environment Ministry has submitted a draft national policy, which is under consideration, weeks after dubbing the document as merely... Read more
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The Economic Times
Government renames forest study as draft forest policy; says document under considerationDELHI: Continuing its flip-flop, the government today told the Rajya Sabha that
Government renames forest study as draft forest policy; says document under consideration
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
DELHI: Continuing its flip-flop, the government today told the Rajya Sabha that a forest management institute under the Environment Ministry has submitted a draft national policy, which is under consideration, weeks after dubbing the document as... Read more
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dna
No penalty for violation of green norms in last 2 years: Environment Minister tells Rajya Sabhain a written reply. He was asked whether the government has waived the penalty
No penalty for violation of green norms in last 2 years: Environment Minister tells Rajya Sabha
dna / Posted 6 days ago
in a written reply. He was asked whether the government has waived the penalty imposed on certain companies recently. The Environment Ministry had earlier this month termed as "incorrect" claims that Adani Port and SEZ Ltd (APSEZ) was spared a... Read more
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The Economic Times
NGT bans pressure horns in the national capitalpoints in the city were in damaged condition. The tribunal also constituted a
NGT bans pressure horns in the national capital
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
points in the city were in damaged condition. The tribunal also constituted a committee comprising officials from Environment Ministry, Delhi government, Delhi Pollution Control Committee and Delhi Development Authority to identify silence... Read more
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Business Standard India
Panel defers green nod to NTPC's Rs 17,800-crore project in Madhya Pradeshin Chhattisgarh. The proposal was discussed in the recent meeting of the Exper
Panel defers green nod to NTPC's Rs 17,800-crore project in Madhya Pradesh
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
in Chhattisgarh. The proposal was discussed in the recent meeting of the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of the Union Environment Ministry. "After detailed deliberation, the EAC has sought additional information and documents. Accordingly, it... Read more
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The Economic Times
No penalty for violation of environment norms in last 2 years: Environment Ministerin a written reply. He was asked whether the government has waived the penalty
No penalty for violation of environment norms in last 2 years: Environment Minister
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
in a written reply. He was asked whether the government has waived the penalty imposed on certain companies recently. The Environment Ministry had earlier this month termed as "incorrect" claims that Adani Port and SEZ Ltd (APSEZ) was spared a... Read more
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The Economic Times
Panel defers green nod to NTPC's Rs 17,800-crore project in Madhya Pradeshin Chhattisgarh. The proposal was discussed in the recent meeting of the Exper
Panel defers green nod to NTPC's Rs 17,800-crore project in Madhya Pradesh
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
in Chhattisgarh. The proposal was discussed in the recent meeting of the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of the Union Environment Ministry. "After detailed deliberation, the EAC has sought additional information and documents. Accordingly, it... Read more
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The Economic Times
NTPC saves Rs 550 crore/month on coal rationalistion, import controlCoal India. Coal India, he said, will supply 100 per cent washed coal of G10 g
NTPC saves Rs 550 crore/month on coal rationalistion, import control
The Economic Times / Posted 7 days ago
Coal India. Coal India, he said, will supply 100 per cent washed coal of G10 grade and above from October 1, 2018, as per environment ministry guidelines. "The amount of coal imported during 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16 was 166.86 mt (million... Read more
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Ekklesia
Indian government U-turn after outcry over forest rightsto live in their forests, and would have led to more tribes being evicted from
Indian government U-turn after outcry over forest rights
Ekklesia / Posted 7 days ago
to live in their forests, and would have led to more tribes being evicted from their homes. On 16 June 2016, the Indian environment ministry published what it announced was the “draft national forest policy 2016”, along with a call for comments.... Read more
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dna
Put info in public domain: Jairam Ramesh on GM mustardor not," the senior Congress leader said. Biotech regulator GEAC (Genetic Engi
Put info in public domain: Jairam Ramesh on GM mustard
dna / Posted 7 days ago
or not," the senior Congress leader said. Biotech regulator GEAC (Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee), under the Environment Ministry, last month deferred its decision on commercial cultivation of GM mustard in the country and asked its... Read more
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Eye Witness News
China's urban air quality improves in first half: ministryAFP. CHINA – Air quality in China's largest cities continued to improve during
China's urban air quality improves in first half: ministry
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
AFP. CHINA – Air quality in China's largest cities continued to improve during the first six months of 2016, the country's environment ministry said on Sunday. China's largest 338 cities enjoyed more clean air days in the first half compared with... Read more
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Business Standard India
Put info in public domain: Jairam Ramesh on GM mustardor not," the senior Congress leader said. Biotech regulator GEAC (Genetic Engi
Put info in public domain: Jairam Ramesh on GM mustard
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
or not," the senior Congress leader said. Biotech regulator GEAC (Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee), under the Environment Ministry, last month deferred its decision on commercial cultivation of GM mustard in the country and asked its... Read more
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The Economic Times
Put information in public domain, says Jairam Ramesh on GM mustardor not," the senior Congress leader said. Biotech regulator GEAC (Genetic Engi
Put information in public domain, says Jairam Ramesh on GM mustard
The Economic Times / Posted 7 days ago
or not," the senior Congress leader said. Biotech regulator GEAC (Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee), under the Environment Ministry, last month deferred its decision on commercial cultivation of GM mustard in the country and asked its... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China's urban air quality improves in first half - ministryBEIJING: Air quality in China's largest cities continued to improve during the
China's urban air quality improves in first half - ministry
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
BEIJING: Air quality in China's largest cities continued to improve during the first six months of 2016, the country's environment ministry said on Sunday. China's largest 338 cities enjoyed more clean air days in the first half compared with the... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Tardy consultants draw council attentionthat won't happen until next year. They're delivering the product just later th
Tardy consultants draw council attention
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 8 days ago
that won't happen until next year. They're delivering the product just later than we need it.” WPS had missed a December environment ministry and Canadian Pacific Rail deadline to file submissions. “We’ve been pushing them to get back on track... Read more
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Times of Malta
Magħtab: Why is government's 'biggest national project' still incomplete?by the current administration” is still not fully operational despite a grand l
Magħtab: Why is government's 'biggest national project' still incomplete?
Times of Malta / Posted 9 days ago
by the current administration” is still not fully operational despite a grand launch in February. A spokeswoman for the Environment Ministry told the Times of Malta the commissioning phase of the Magħtab waste plant should be completed by the... Read more
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