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Air Pollution

Huge air pollution caused by sugar mills across Uttar Pradesh: NGT

The National Green Tribunal has directed the UP pollution control board (UPPCB) to undertake a special drive for remedial measures. Topics sugar mills | Uttar Pradesh | National Green Tribunal Noting that huge air pollution is caused by sugar mills at various locations in Uttar Pradesh resulting in unchecked degradation of environment, the National…
bubmag
June 29, 2021
Air Pollution

HK’s air could be as fresh as Tokyo’s by 2035: govt

Hong Kong's air could be as fresh as that in Tokyo or Paris by 2035, the government announced on Tuesday. Environment Secretary Wong Kam-sing unveiled the administration's new Clean Air Plan – after the last blueprint expired in 2020 – with a target for Hong Kong to "become a liveable…
bubmag
June 29, 2021
Air Pollution

Hong Kong watching Chinese nuclear plant after leak reported

HONG KONG (AP) — China's government said Tuesday no abnormal radiation was detected outside a nuclear power plant near Hong Kong following a news report of a leak, while Hong Kong's leader said her administration was closely watching the facility. The operators released few details, but nuclear experts said that…
bubmag
June 15, 2021