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( Last updated Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:37 am EDT)
Telangana govt seeks forest land to set up skill centres
On August 7 and 8, 23 applications were filed with Union ministry of environment and forest and all the applications came from Nirmal districtHYDERABAD: In what could raise the hackles of green activists, Telangana government has sought diversion of forest … Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:47 am EDT

Park Forest Cleans Up After Monster Derecho
SPC Day 1 Severe Thunderstorm Outlook issued at 10:57 a.m., Aug. 10. (National Weather Service) Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Better than 24 hours after severe storms in the form of a massive derecho swept through the area more than 1,100 residents in the … Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:47 am EDT

Affordable housing and River Forest
In June, facing a state deadline of June 28, the River Forest Board of Trustees voted to approve an affordable housing plan for the village. Illinois required all towns with fewer than 10 percent affordable housing to file plans for how they would reach … Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:47 am EDT

Govt tightens import norms of 18 chemicals which can affect environment
The government on Tuesday tightened norms for import of certain chemicals, which have the potential to adversely affect the environment. The conditions have been tightened for about 18 chemicals, including carbon tetrachloride, chlorodifluoromethane and … Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:47 am EDT

BJP backs rail, road, power projects in Goa’s forest areas
Panaji, Aug 12 (IANS) Goa unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) defended three upcoming projects in the forest areas in South Goa, saying the projects were necessary for development and urged activists protesting against rail, road and power projects to … Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:47 am EDT

Kadis: Life sentence for forest arsonists
The Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment, Costas Kadis, suggested that the sentence for forest fires resulting from arson is increased to life imprisonment to the Ministry of Justice, so that “the sentence acts as a real deterrent”. … Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:47 am EDT

Agriculture Now the Largest Source of Sulfur to the Environment
Aug 10, 2020 09:23 PM EDT A recently published study revealed that fertilizers and pesticide application to cropland are now the primary sources of sulfur to the environment. Historically, the coal-fired power plants were the most significant contributor … Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:47 am EDT

Liberia: Concerns Heighten Over 'Inhumane Treatment' of Farmers of Reserved Forest In Lofa County - Front Page Africa
Lofa County – Some farmers in Lofa County have called for an alternative livelihood since restriction has been placed on deforestation of land they used for agricultural activities. These farmers, who heavily rely on farming activities within the proposed … Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:47 am EDT

Barbecue lovers warned of ‘absolute stupidity to use an open flame in forest’
People have been warned about having barbecues in Thetford Forest. Picture: GETTY IMAGES/ISTOCKPHOTO Copyright: Michael Heim Barbecue lovers have been warned of the “absolute stupidity” of lighting fires in Thetford Forest during the summer heatwave. … Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:47 am EDT

Lakefront property protected near Camp Ripley benefits communities and environment
The Conservation Fund facilitated the purchase of a 55-acre tract on Kramer Lake from Minnesota Power with the help of the Minnesota Outdoor Heritage Fund. The Conservation Fund then donated the land to Sylvan Township, which will own and manage the land … Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:47 am EDT



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