The Central Pollution Control Board has asked Reliance industries why a fine of Rs 1 crore should not be slapped on it and prosecution not initiated over non compliance of National Green Tribunal
The Centre has launched a programme to reduce particulate matter (PM) pollution by 20-30% in at least 102 cities by 2024.The National Clean Air Programme (NCAP), which was formally unveiled on Thursday
What feels like a sigh of relief to Delhiites, the air quality in Delhi has improved over 10 per cent in the last two years and it is expected to improve further by next year.
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the chief secretaries of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana to file a compliance report in two weeks on its earlier directions in which full-time committees were to be formed by the two states for dealing
The contribution of indoor air pollution is estimated to vary between 22 and 52 per cent, according to a UNEP study which said emissions from household cooking and heating will need to be reduced to greatly improve air quality.
Stringent measures, including minimisation of private vehicles and shutdown of coal and biomass industries, are recommended by the CPCB-led task force between November 1 and 10 to deal with the alarming increase of pollution in the national capital.
The use of agricultural residues in power plants can help reduce pollution in the Delhi-NCR region by 8 per cent by 2025, a new study has suggested. The study, conducted jointly by The Energy and Resources Institute and Automotive Research Association of India
Travelling by car in Delhi exposes people to black carbon levels five times higher than Europe and America, say scientists who found that Asian residents are exposed to nine times more air pollution than their Western counterparts.
The fight against air pollution in the National Capital Region could be hit as two polluting sectors — thermal power plants and brick kilns — are unlikely to meet the deadline of switching over to cleaner fuel and technology, a survey by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has stated.
The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has issued a notification with a list of fuels permissible for industrial use within the NCT of Delhi, a move which has been hailed by the Centre for Science and Environment.