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1 in 5 considering leaving Hong Kong due to pollution
AFP
The Economic Times , Tuesday, January 06, 2009

HONG KONG: One in five Hong Kong residents is considering leaving the city because of its dire air quality, a survey released on Monday has found, raising fears over the financial hub's competitivenes ...More


Wanted: Ban for breath ,Finger at govt for foul air
A STAFF REPORTER
The Telegraph , Monday, January 05, 2009

Calcutta is ready to give up the rogue auto for the chance to breathe cleaner air, according to a poll commissioned by Metro. Sixty-seven per cent of the respondents to the poll, conducted by GfK M ...More


Calcutta 2009
staff reporter
The Telegraph , Thursday, January 01, 2009

Environment We put this above all else, because this year will be our big battle in the war against air pollution. Calcutta High Court has banned all two-stroke autos from January 1. But the deadli ...More


Once world's smoggiest, Mexico City cuts pollution
AP
Times of India , Saturday, December 27, 2008

MEXICO CITY: Gabriela Escalante stalks the rumbling streets alongside newspaper, peanut and candy vendors, wading deep into traffic at red lights across town. Her eyes are fixed on tailpipes. A me ...More


SanFran airport to feature carbon offset kiosks
AP
Times of India , Friday, December 26, 2008

SAN FRANCISCO: San Francisco International Airport is planning to give guilt-ridden travelers a chance to offset the air pollution emitted from their plane rides. The airport says it will set up a ...More


Court reinstates EPA power plant pollution rule
REUTERS
Times of India , Wednesday, December 24, 2008

WASHINGTON: A US appeals court on Tuesday reinstated a Bush administration rule to reduce air pollution from power plants and help states downwind from the facilities meet federal clean air standards. ...More


Now, get paid for going green
TNN
Times of India , Tuesday, December 23, 2008

BANGALORE: It may come as a surprise to many that our regular lifestyle leads to huge wastage of precious resources like water. In the conventional toilet, every flush uses up to 13.5 litres of water. ...More


Air pollution at dangerous level in Noida, Ghaziabad
IANS
Times of India , Tuesday, December 23, 2008

NOIDA/GHAZIABAD: The air pollution has touched dangerous levels in the National Capital Region (NCR) towns of Noida and Ghaziabad due to increase in vehicular traffic and industrial growth, officials ...More


'Landfill depleting groundwater'
PTI
Times of India , Monday, December 22, 2008

NEW DELHI: As authorities hanker for a space to be utilized as landfill site, the existing Bhalswa-Jehangirpuri dumping ground of waste in the Capital has overflowed its capacity, posing a threat to g ...More


New ban imposed on regulating global warming gases
AP
Times of India , Friday, December 19, 2008

WASHINGTON: The Bush administration is trying to make sure in its final days that federal air pollution regulations will not be used to control the gases blamed for global warming. In a memorandum ...More


Can we make less noise on the street?
Paul John , TNN
Times of India , Friday, December 19, 2008

AHMEDABAD: Silence Zone'. If this was a big signboard put up at hospitals, schools, old age homes etc in Ahmedabad, the Amdavadi would welcome it with a honk! You see them in a tearing hurry every ...More


Exxon Mobil hit with $6.1m pollution fine in US
AP
Times of India , Thursday, December 18, 2008

WASHINGTON: The Exxon Mobil Corp. has agreed to pay an additional $6.1m penalty after it reneged on a promise to cut air pollution from four refineries in California, Louisiana and Texas, the justice ...More


Pollution angers people of Londa
Staff Correspondent
The Hindu , Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Belgaum: The people of Londa in Khanapur taluk have threatened to block the Belgaum-Goa National Highway 4A on December 23 if the district administration failed to concede their demand to find stop po ...More


World's first eco-computer produced in Ireland
IANS
Times of India , Monday, December 15, 2008

DUBLIN: The world's first biodegradable computer, the iameco, has been manufactured in Dublin from bio-degradable wood panels made from waste products in the lumber and pulp industry. During a vis ...More


Task force to study environment, forests
Special Correspondent
The Hindu , Saturday, December 13, 2008

GULBARGA: The State Government has initiated measures to prepare an action plan for the protection of wildlife, the environment and forests and entrusted the responsibility of studying the current sta ...More


Make way for biomass stoves
Staff Reporter
The Hindu , Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Hyderabad: Addressing the health hazards caused through traditional stoves in rural areas, Envirofit International, a US-based company launched a range of biomass cook stoves here on Tuesday. The stov ...More


Garden path to fight pollution
Manveer Saini, TNN
Times of India , Monday, December 08, 2008

CHANDIGARH: When Nawab Fidai Khan designed and got built what we now know as the Yadavindra Garden Complex in Pinjore during the 17th century, he won't have dreamt that some state body would have the ...More


Need to generate data on eco-indicators stressed
Tribune News Service
The Tribune , Friday, December 05, 2008

Shimla, December 4 Recognising the importance of environment statistics as an emerging area, the National Conference of the Central and the State Statistical Organisations (COSCSSO) has underlined ...More


Beijing meets pollution target: Report
AFP
Times of India , Monday, December 01, 2008

BEIJING: Beijing achieved its annual target of low pollution days one month early due in part to Olympics measures, but repeating the success next year will be a big challenge, state media said on Mon ...More


‘Conservation should take priority over development’
Staff reporter
The Assam Tribune , Saturday, November 29, 2008

GUWAHATI, Nov 28 – Voices in conservation circles are becoming louder in favouring a cautious approach to the proposed widening of NH 37 in close proximity to the Kaziranga National Park, an idea supp ...More


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