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Parliament Q & A

  • QUESTION NO: 4233 : Arsenic Contamination in Water

    GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT, FORESTS AND CLIMATE CHANGE

    LOK SABHA QUESTION NO: 4233  ANSWERED ON:  28.03.2017

    Arsenic Contamination in Water

    RAJESH VERMA

    Will the Minister of ENVIRONMENT, FORESTS AND CLIMATE CHANGE 

    (a) whether there are reports of people falling victim to various diseases due to excessive quantity of arsenic present in the drinking water in various districts of Western Uttar Pradesh;

    (b) if so, whether the Government has tested the underground water in Western Uttar Pradesh and if so, the findings thereof;

  • QUESTION NO: 4274 : Emission by Thermal Power Plants

    GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT, FORESTS AND CLIMATE CHANGE

    LOK SABHA QUESTION NO: 4274  ANSWERED ON: 28.03.2017

    Emission by Thermal Power Plants

    NINONG ERING

    RAGHAV LAKHANPAL

    Will the Minister of ENVIRONMENT, FORESTS AND CLIMATE CHANGE           

    (a) the details of power plants which have so far implemented the rules notified under Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (29 of 1986) for thermal power plant emission standards on 7th December, 2015 for Particulate Matter SO2 , NO2 and water consumption;

  • QUESTION NO: 4288 : Use of Plastic Bags

    GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT, FORESTS AND CLIMATE CHANGE

    LOK SABHA QUESTION NO: 4288 ANSWERED ON: 28.03.2017

    Use of Plastic Bags

    CHANDRA PRAKASH JOSHI

    Will the Minister of ENVIRONMENT, FORESTS AND CLIMATE CHANGE          

    (a) whether the Government is aware that despite notifying Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016, plastic bags below 50 microns are sold in markets;

  • QUESTION No. 4296 : Solid Waste Management

    GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT, FOREST AND CLIMATE CHANGE

    LOK SABHA QUESTION No. 4296 ANSWERED ON 28.03.2017

    Solid Waste Management

    SHRI KAPIL MORESHWAR PATIL:

    SHRI NANA PATOLE:

    Will the Minister of ENVIRONMENT,  FOREST AND CLIMATE CHANGE 

    (a) whether the National Green Tribunal has instructed all the States and Union Territories to  

    strictly implement the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016;

    (b) if so, the details thereof and the reaction of the State Governments thereto;

  • QUESTION NO: 4304 : Disposal of Bio-Medical Waste

    GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT, FORESTS AND CLIMATE CHANGE

    LOK SABHA QUESTION NO: 4304 ANSWERED ON: 28.03.2017

    Disposal of Bio-Medical Waste

    FEROZE VARUN GANDHI

    Will the Minister of ENVIRONMENT, FORESTS AND CLIMATE CHANGE  

    (a) whether the Government has received reports that a large number of hospitals in the country do not have arrangements for disposal of bio-medical waste;

    (b) if so, the details thereof and the action taken by the Government against each of the said hospitals, State-wise;

  • QUESTION NO: 4307 : Use of Harmful Pesticides in Fruits and Vegetables

    GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND FARMERS WELFARE

    LOK SABHA QUESTION NO: 4307 ANSWERED ON: 28.03.2017

    Use of Harmful Pesticides in Fruits and Vegetables

    SAVITRI THAKUR

    MANSUKHBHAI DHANJIBHAI VASAVA

    RAJAN BABURAO VICHARE

    Will the Minister of AGRICULTURE AND FARMERS WELFARE 

    (a) whether it is a fact that extremely harmful insecticides have been found in 12.5 percent of vegetables, fruits and milk and other eatable items in the country, if so, the details thereof;

  • QUESTION NO: 4317 : Use of Chemical Fertilizers

    GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND FARMERS WELFARE

    LOK SABHA QUESTION NO: 4317 ANSWERED ON: 28.03.2017

    Use of Chemical Fertilizers

    RAMCHARAN BOHARA

    Will the Minister of AGRICULTURE AND FARMERS WELFARE  

    (a) whether fertility and production of cultivable land is declining due to use of chemical fertilizers in the country;

    (b) if so, the details thereof;

    (c) whether the Government proposes to boost organic agriculture in the country;

    (d) if so, the details thereof along with the amount allocated for this purpose; and

  • QUESTION NO: 4342 : Waste Processing Plants

    GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT, FORESTS AND CLIMATE CHANGE

    LOK SABHA  QUESTION NO: 4342  ANSWERED ON:  28.03.2017

    Waste Processing Plants

    M. UDHAYAKUMAR

    Will the Minister of ENVIRONMENT, FORESTS AND CLIMATE CHANGE 

    (a) whether it is true that the Government is considering to allow waste processing plants within 20-100 metres of residential areas;

    (b) if so, the details thereof;

  • QUESTION NO: 4354 : Disposal of Toxic Waste

    GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT, FORESTS AND CLIMATE CHANGE

    LOK SABHA QUESTION NO: 4354 ANSWERED ON: 28.03.2017

    Disposal of Toxic Waste

    VIJAYSINH MOHITE PATIL

    DHANANJAY BHIMRAO MAHADIK

    HEENA VIJAYKUMAR GAVIT

    RAJEEV SHANKARRAO SATAV

    SUPRIYA SADANAND SULE

    BHARATENDRA SINGH

    Will the Minister of ENVIRONMENT, FORESTS AND CLIMATE CHANGE   

    (a) the quantum of toxic/hazardous waste yet to be disposed of at the factory premises of the Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL), Bhopal;

  • QUESTION NO: 378 : Use of Banned Pesticides

    GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND FARMERS WELFARE

    LOK SABHA  QUESTION NO: 378 ANSWERED ON: 28.03.2017

    Use of Banned Pesticides

    RAYAPATI SAMBASIVA RAO

    ANTO ANTONY

    Will the Minister of AGRICULTURE AND FARMERS WELFARE 

    (a) the details of the pesticides which are harmful to human health, livestocks and environment still in use, though banned in countries abroad;

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