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Capital roads set for a ‘green makeover’
The Asian Age , Wednesday, March 02, 2016

The national capital’s roads will soon get a makeover with Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday launching a drive for “greening” and vacuum-cleaning of roads. MrKejriwal, who inaugurated th ...More


Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board gets mobile air quality monitoring unit
KarthikeyanHemalatha
The Times of India , Wednesday, March 02, 2016

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) has purchased a mobile air pollution monitoring unit which it will use to come up with an action plan to reduce pollution in Chennai. Chief mini ...More


NGT issues notices to 13 cement manufacturers
ApurvaVishwanath
Live Mint , Wednesday, March 02, 2016

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday issued notices to 13 cement manufacturers on a petition that said they were violating the tribunal’s earlier order on overloading trucks. In Oc ...More


Separate cell to verify tech at waste-to-energy plants
TNN
The Times of India , Monday, February 29, 2016

NEW DELHI: There will be a separate cell in the department of science and technology to verify technology used by waste-to-energy plants before cities decide to handover waste management job to them. ...More


Traffic police vulnerable to pollution: Study
Kevin Mendonsa
The Times of India , Monday, February 29, 2016

Mangaluru: Did you know that traffic cops in Kudla are the worst affected by vehicular pollution? A recent study shows that Mangaluru City Traffic Police (MCTP) has been most vulnerable to pollution. ...More


KMC to ask firm treating biomedical waste to shut plant
TNN
The Times of India , Sunday, February 28, 2016

Kolhapur: The Kolhapur Municipal Corporation (KMC) will be directing the firm appointed for treating biomedical waste to stop operations, after the corporators alleged air pollution at the treatment f ...More


Punish builders for dust: NGT
The Hindu , Friday, February 26, 2016

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday asked civic bodies and public authorities in Delhi-NCR to check air pollution caused by dust emanating from construction sites and initiate action against ...More


Thane’s new pollution monitoring station records high levels of PM10
Badri Chatterjee
The Hindustan Times , Friday, February 26, 2016

According to data from the air quality monitoring station located at Marathon Chowk, Teen Haath Naka, levels of particulate matter (PM10) — soot and dust particles smaller than 10 microns in size whic ...More


Global air quality observing system soon
IANS
The Hindu , Friday, February 26, 2016

In an effort to develop a global air quality observing system, NASA has partnered with South Korea to carry out a field study in order to monitor air pollution accurately from space, a NASA statement ...More


Students take up project that help monitor air quality
Kevin Mendonsa
The times of India , Friday, February 26, 2016

Mangaluru: With air pollution becoming one of the major environmental problems in India, NIT-K students are working on a project that will help monitor air quality. The project, Remote Air Quality Mo ...More


India’s smog levels surpassed China’s in 2015, says Greenpeace
Live Mint , Thursday, February 25, 2016

Beijing: The average Indian faced more particulate pollution than the average Chinese in 2015, the first time on record, Greenpeace India said in a study. Air pollution levels in India, especially No ...More


Six weeks on, no progress on plan to curb city air pollution
Shilpy Arora
The Times of India , Thursday, February 25, 2016

Gurgaon: Six weeks after the Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB) directed the Gurgaon urban local bodies department to make an action plan and execute measures to control pollution in the di ...More


NGT bans diesel vehicle registration in Kerala
PTI
Live Mint , Wednesday, February 24, 2016

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday banned the registration of diesel vehicles of 2000cc or above in Kerala, a move which may set the stage for similar interventions in other states as well. ...More


Clean air agenda for the cities
Air Pollution
The Hindu , Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Air quality has a strong bearing on India’s ability to sustain high economic growth, but national policy has treated the issue with scant importance. This is evident even from the meagre data on pollu ...More


Eco development, environmental protection can co-exist: Prez
Press Trust of India
Business Standard , Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Amidst concerns that growth of a country is accompanied by damage to its environment, President Pranab Mukherjee today said that both economic development and environmental protection can "co-exist". ...More


India’s pollution levels beat China’s: study
DAMINI NATH
The Hindu , Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Greenpeace analysed NASA’s satellite data on particulate matter from 2003 to 2015 in India and China The average Indian was exposed to more particulate matter than the average Chinese citizen in 2015 ...More


NGT bans diesel vehicle registration in Kerala
PTI
Live Mint , Wednesday, February 24, 2016

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday banned the registration of diesel vehicles of 2000cc or above in Kerala, a move which may set the stage for similar interventions in other states as well. ...More


Fifth car-free day held in south Delhi
JATIN ANAND
The Hindu , Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Tea vendor kicks off plantation drive; Somnath Bharti fills in for Arvind Kejriwal and Manish Sisodia, who skipped the cycle rally Delhi observed its fifth car-free day here on Monday, on the sidelin ...More


India’s pollution levels beat China’s: study
DAMINI NATH
The Hindu , Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Greenpeace analysed NASA’s satellite data on particulate matter from 2003 to 2015 in India and China The average Indian was exposed to more particulate matter than the average Chinese citizen in 2015 ...More


Pollution in India higher than China: Greenpeace
SnehalRebello
The Hindustan Times , Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Levels of hazardous PM2.5 (inhalable particulate matter less than 2.5 microns in size) from India exceeded that of China in 2015 for the first time this century, a report by non-government organisatio ...More


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