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US EPA to cut toxic emissions at power plants
REUTERS
The Economic Times , Sunday, October 25, 2009

WASHINGTON: The US Environmental Protection Agency agreed to issue rules by November 2011 to cut toxic air pollution at electric generating plants that burn coal or fuel oil, a federal court ruled. ...More


US EPA to cut toxic emissions at power plants
REUTERS
Times of India , Sunday, October 25, 2009

WASHINGTON: The US Environmental Protection Agency agreed to issue rules by November 2011 to cut toxic air pollution at electric generating plants that burn coal or fuel oil, a federal court ruled. ...More


Hong Kong air pollution equals record high
AFP
Times of India , Sunday, October 25, 2009

HONG KONG: Hong Kong air pollution has equaled a record high registered in 2000, triggering a warning for people with heart or respiratory illnesses, the Environmental Protection Department said on Sa ...More


Air pollution in UT down: PCB
PNS | Chandigarh
The Pioneer , Wednesday, October 21, 2009

For those who feared that air pollution levels on Diwali would skyrocket this year, Central Pollution Control Board has allayed such fears saying that the levels of pollution were generally lower than ...More


Deepavali marked by higher decibel level
Staff Reporter
The Hindu , Tuesday, October 20, 2009

CHENNAI: This Deepavali was noisier than last year as many residents of the city seem to have opted for bursting high-decibel fire crackers. According to a release from the Tamil Nadu Pollution Con ...More


On Deepavali, pollution levels hit the ceiling
Deepa Kurup
The Hindu , Tuesday, October 20, 2009

BANGALORE: This Deepavali, air pollution levels went over the top with the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board recording the highest RSPM (respirable suspended particulate matter) levels ever: a s ...More


Decrease in air, noise pollution in city this Diwali, says report
Staff Reporter | Bhopal
The Pioneer , Tuesday, October 20, 2009

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), after monitoring the sound and noise pollution during Diwali, has found that the generation of suspended particles and harmful gases was low this year as co ...More


To save canines, reduce noise level this Diwali, say experts
Neha Sinha
The Indian Express , Saturday, October 17, 2009

This Diwali, save a prayer for the Capital’s canine breed. Experts have said the booming noise from crackers make dogs go crazy; they drool and snap, and some even die of heart failure. There are ma ...More


‘Crackers add to air pollution’
Kuldeep Chauhan / Tribune News Service
The Pioneer , Saturday, October 17, 2009

Kullu/Mandi, October 16 Diwali — the festival of lights — has turned into a “festival of air-pollution” that not only damage alveoli in the lungs, but send levels of sulphur di-oxide and nitrogen di- ...More


Cut soot, slow climate change: Scientists
IANS
The Economic Times , Wednesday, October 14, 2009

NEW DELHI: Global warming is caused by excess of greenhouse gases, mainly carbon dioxide, but cutting down other pollutants such as soot can help slow climate change in a big way, say the world's lead ...More


Industrialists bend, agree to equip their units with pollution control devices
Raakhi Jagga
The Indian Express , Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Following a tough stand taken by Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB), the industrialists have started thinking of installing air pollution control devices so as to get the sealed units re-opened. It ...More


Cut soot, slow climate change: Scientists
IANS
Times of India , Wednesday, October 14, 2009

NEW DELHI: Global warming is caused by excess of greenhouse gases, mainly carbon dioxide, but cutting down other pollutants such as soot can help slow climate change in a big way, say the world's lead ...More


6 polluting units sealed, 100 more face closure
Raakhi Jagga
The Indian Express , Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Owners of the small scale industry units protesting outside the Punjab Pollution Control Board office in Ludhiana on Monday. Getting tough with the industrial units creating noise pollution, Punjab P ...More


Human activities can worsen 'blue haze', says researcher
ANI
Times of India , Thursday, October 08, 2009

WASHINGTON: Human activities can worsen "blue haze" -- a common occurrence that appears over heavily forested areas around the world due to natural emissions of chemicals -- to the point of affecting ...More


Air pollution likely to trigger appendicitis in adults
IANS
Times of India , Thursday, October 08, 2009

TORONTO: Air pollution may also trigger appendicitis in adults, warns a new study. The study, conducted by researchers at the Universities of Calgary, Toronto and Health Canada, looked at 5,191 ad ...More


Pollution: residents threaten to launch agitation
Staff Reporter
The Hindu , Wednesday, September 16, 2009

ERODE: Residents of Maravapalayam, coming under Suriyampalayam town panchayat, have sought district administrations intervention in solving the air pollution in the locality. In a petition to the Coll ...More


Greening of roofs gaining popularity in US
IANS
The Economic Times , Saturday, September 05, 2009

WASHINGTON: Greening of roofs by having plants on them is gaining popularity in the US, where their numbers have increased by 30% from 2006 to 2007. Benefits include improved storm water managemen ...More


Greening of roofs gaining popularity in US
Washington, (IANS):
The Deccan Herald , Saturday, September 05, 2009

Greening of roofs by having plants on them is gaining popularity in the US, where their numbers have increased by 30 percent from 2006 to 2007. Benefits include improved storm water management, en ...More


Greening of roofs gaining popularity in US
IANS
Times of India , Saturday, September 05, 2009

| WASHINGTON: Greening of roofs by having plants on them is gaining popularity in the US, where their numbers have increased by 30% from 2006 to 2007. Benefits include improved storm wate ...More


Air pollution reducing 'good' rains in China: Study
AFP
The Economic Times , Tuesday, September 01, 2009

STOCKHOLM: Air pollution has over the past 50 years led to a reduction of the light rainfall in China essential for the country's agriculture and water resources, a Chinese researcher said on Monday. ...More


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