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Air quality in Delhi violates prescribed norms: CPCB
PTI
The Economic Times , Saturday, February 28, 2015

NEW DELHI: Amid growing concerns over deteriorating air quality in the capital, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has said that air quality in Delhi is seriously violative of the National Amb ...More


Kejriwal promises to shut Okhla waste plant
Jayashree Nandi
The Times of India , Friday, February 27, 2015

NEW DELHI: Residents of Okhla's Sukhdev Vihar are celebrating an imminent victory over a 'polluting' waste-to-energy plant in their neighbourhood. Several of them led by an Aam Aadmi Party worker met ...More


Toxic Delhi getting dangerous
Gardiner Harris
Deccan Herald , Friday, February 27, 2015

For years, this sprawling city on the Yamuna river had the dirtiest air in the world, but few who lived here seemed conscious of the problem or worried about its consequences. Now, suddenly, that ...More


Make style statement with mask against pollution, swine flu
Deccan Herald , Friday, February 27, 2015

Here comes a mask that not only protects you from air pollution and swine flu viruses but also makes a style statement. “It’s as good as being on a ventilator. It removes 99.87 of fine particulate ...More


After US, European Union diplomats in Delhi to get air purifiers
TNN
The Economic Times , Thursday, February 26, 2015

CHANDIGARH: Punjab government has promised is make Ghaggar river pollution-free by year-end with operationalization of 25 sewerage treatment plants (STPs) located in 21 towns in the vicinity of the ri ...More


‘20kl free water is nothing but a waste of resource’
TNN
The Times of India , Thursday, February 26, 2015

NEW DELHI: The AAP government's decision of providing 20,000 litres of free water to each household per month will result in a gross waste of this precious resource, claim experts. This will mean each ...More


Find Out Possibility of Recycling Waste Tyres: NGT to DPCC
PTI
The New Indian Express , Thursday, February 26, 2015

NEW DELHI: Expressing concern over burning of tyres and plastics at Gokalpur scrap market here, the National Green Tribunal has directed Delhi Pollution Control Committee to find out the possibili ...More


PCB Seeks Public’s Role to Check Pollution
The New Indian Express , Thursday, February 26, 2015

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kerala State Pollution Control Board (PCB) has appealed for public involvement in order to tackle the issues of noise, air and water pollution which may arise during the 10-day ...More


Toxic Delhi air poses health hazard to auto, bus drivers
Soumya Pillai
The Hindustan Times , Thursday, February 26, 2015

Fifty four-year-old Rajkumar, an autorickshaw driver in the city, fell ill a few years ago. After a dozen tests and checkups he got to know that he has a black patch in his right lung and was asked ...More


Task force to check waste-burning in Gurgaon
Praveen Jose
The Economic Times , Wednesday, February 25, 2015

GURGAON: The HUDA chief administrator's office on Monday issued directions to administrators of Gurgaon, Faridabad, Rohtak, Hisar and Panchkula to establish special task forces to check burning of was ...More


Task force to check waste-burning in Gurgaon
Praveen Jose
The Economic Times , Wednesday, February 25, 2015

GURGAON: The HUDA chief administrator's office on Monday issued directions to administrators of Gurgaon, Faridabad, Rohtak, Hisar and Panchkula to establish special task forces to check burning of was ...More


Green panel’s order on old vehicles lost in time
Darpan Singh
The Hindustan Times , Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Three months since the National Green Tribunal (NGT) banned them from Delhi roads to clear the city’s toxic air, vehicles older than 15 years continue to ply in the Capital. Of 86 lakh vehicles reg ...More


Breathe that kills
Anumita Roychowdhury
Live Mint , Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Polluted air is a scary story unfolding in India. Even after two decades of air quality regulations and management, air pollution remains the fifth-largest killer in the country. A few metro cities ...More


India's thermal plants 'most inefficient' in compliance to pollution norms: Study
TNN
The Economic Times , Tuesday, February 24, 2015

NEW DELHI: A first-ever environmental rating of coal-based power plants has found that India's thermal power generating units figure among the world's "most inefficient" in terms of compliance to poll ...More


Green tax on vehicles over 15 years old in UP
TNN
The Times of India , Monday, February 23, 2015

NOIDA: Vehicles more than 15 years old will now have to pay green tax if they ply on roads, and the money will be used for the protection of environment, the UP government has said. After giving a nod ...More


Indian thermal plants worst polluters
TNN
The Times of India , Monday, February 23, 2015

NEW DELHI: A first-ever environmental rating of coal-based power plants has found that India's thermal power generating units figure among the world's "most inefficient" in terms of compliance to poll ...More


Green norms: most Indian thermal plants non-compliant, says CSE
Business Line , Monday, February 23, 2015

NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 22: The much-maligned thermal power generation industry continues to be dogged by environmental issues. According to a study conducted by the Centre for Science and Environment ...More


Air pollution cutting 660 million lives short by 3 years: Report
Urmi Goswami
The Economic Times , Monday, February 23, 2015

NEW DELHI: Mounting evidence that India's poor air quality is cutting short lives is increasing pressure on the government to speed up corrective measures. The latest pointer to the magnitude of t ...More


Air pollution on his mind, Delhi CM asks babus for offbeat ideas
The Times of India , Sunday, February 22, 2015

NEW DELHI: In his first review meeting with the environment and forests department, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal dismissed all other issues, choosing to discuss only the rising levels of air polluti ...More


NTPC’s Badarpur unit among the most polluting power plants: CSE
Mayank Aggarwal
Live Mint , Sunday, February 22, 2015

New Delhi: India’s coal-based thermal power plants are some of the most inefficient in the world and have high pollution levels, said a two-year long study by the Centre for Science and Environment ...More


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