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Delhi air quality was worst in March: Study
IANS
Times of India , Tuesday, April 03, 2012

NEW DELHI: Dust in the Delhi skies in March brought the air quality down to the worst levels in the last one year and the increase in total pollution was as high as that caused by Diwali fireworks, sa ...More


Clean-up needs money, tough hand
Sarbjit Dhaliwal
The Tribune , Monday, March 26, 2012

Of the various forms of pollution, that of fouling up the state’s water bodies as well as groundwater with industrial effluents and civic waste is of utmost concern as it affects the health of the peo ...More


Raids at sugar mills, 3 found violating pollution norms
Tribune News Service
The Tribune , Monday, March 19, 2012

Patiala, March 18 The Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) today raided eight sugar mills in different parts of the state and found three mills violating the various provisions of the Water (Prevent ...More


Emissions set to surge 50% by 2050: OECD
Reuters
The Economic Times , Friday, March 16, 2012

LONDON: Global greenhouse gas emissions could rise 50 percent by 2050 without more ambitious climate policies, as fossil fuels continue to dominate the energy mix, the Organization for Economic Cooper ...More


Emissions set to surge 50% by 2050: OECD
Reuters
Times of India , Friday, March 16, 2012

LONDON: Global greenhouse gas emissionscould rise 50 percent by 2050 without more ambitious climate policies, as fossil fuels continue to dominate the energy mix, the Organization for Economic Coopera ...More


Emission test drive to check air pollution
Bangalore, DHNS:
The Deccan Herald , Saturday, March 03, 2012

The City traffic police, in association with the Transport Department and the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board, will conduct a joint drive to reduce air pollution in the City and encourage vehi ...More


55% Delhi population directly hit by air pollution
PTI
The Economic Times , Friday, March 02, 2012

NEW DELHI: Deteriorating air quality in the national capital can translate into 3,000 additional "premature deaths" annually due to air pollution related diseases, the Centre for Science and Environme ...More


Groups challenge Shell Oil's Arctic air permit
AP
Times of India , Friday, February 24, 2012

ANCHORAGE, Alaska: Environmental and Alaska Native groups will try to keep Shell Oil out of Arctic waters this summer by appealing an air permit that was granted by the Environmental Protection Agency ...More


Groups challenge Shell Oil's Arctic air permit
AP
The Economic Times , Friday, February 24, 2012

ANCHORAGE, Alaska: Environmental and Alaska Native groups will try to keep Shell Oil out of Arctic waters this summer by appealing an air permit that was granted by the Environmental Protection Agen ...More


Wildfires kill 339,000 people per year: Study
AFP
The Economic Times , Monday, February 20, 2012

VANCOUVER: Wildfires, peat fires and controlled burns on farming lands kill 339,000 people worldwide each year, said a study released on Saturday that is the first to estimate a death toll for landsca ...More


Wildfires kill 339,000 people per year: Study
AFP
Times of India , Monday, February 20, 2012

VANCOUVER: Wildfires, peat fires and controlled burns on farming lands kill 339,000 people worldwide each year, said a study released on Saturday that is the first to estimate a death toll for landsca ...More


Worsening air pollution costs China dearly: Study
Reuters
The Economic Times , Thursday, February 16, 2012

HONG KONG: China's worsening air pollution, after decades of unbridled economic growth, cost the country $112 billion in 2005 in lost economic productivity, a study by the Massachusetts Institute of T ...More


Pollution in Sonbhadra Not on Political Radar
Ashish Tripathi
The Times of India (New Delhi), , Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Sonbhadra has no dearth of ironies. It is one of the richest districts in the state in terms of natural resources but its people are among the poorest. More than half of power generation in UP takes p ...More


India's air the worst, says study
AFP
The Economic Times , Tuesday, February 14, 2012

NEW DELHI: India has the worst air quality in the world, beating even its neighbour China, according to an annual survey based at Yale and Columbia universities in the United States. Of all the cou ...More


41% of country's forest cover has suffered degradation: Kasturirangan
TNN
The Economic Times , Friday, February 10, 2012

PUNE: The 12th five year plan related to biodiversity will focus on reclaiming wetlands, inland lakes and ponds, assess coastal biodiversity resources, use and sustainability, implementing recovery ...More


Pollution board going slow on raids
Umesh Dewan/TNS
The Tribune , Monday, February 06, 2012

Patiala, February 5 Even after one-and-half months, the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has not resumed its drive to conduct surprise raids on various industries in the state to check complia ...More


Pollution board going slow on raids
Umesh Dewan/TNS
The Tribune , Monday, February 06, 2012

Patiala, February 5 Even after one-and-half months, the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has not resumed its drive to conduct surprise raids on various industries in the state to check complianc ...More


Dust pollution remains alarming in city
Staff reporter
The Assam Tribune , Tuesday, January 31, 2012

GUWAHATI, Jan 30 – The problem of dust pollution continues to aggravate in the city, exposing its citizens to a grave health hazard. It is because together with vehicular emissions, the dust partic ...More


California passes new auto emission rules
AP
The Economic Times , Saturday, January 28, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO: Seeking to influence other states and Washington, California air regulators passed sweeping auto emission standards Friday that include a mandate to have 1.4 million electric and hy ...More


India breathes the most toxic air, scrapes the bottom among nations: study
Express news service
The Indian Express , Saturday, January 28, 2012

The two fastest-developing economies in the world – India and China – rank poorly in 125th and 116th positions respectively. Both countries suffer from unhealthy air. The study, which is conducted by ...More


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