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'Indoor' air pollution is the biggest killer
Kounteya Sinha
Times of India , Thursday, March 22, 2007

NEW DELHI: Indoor air pollution (IAP), resulting from chulhas burning wood, coal and animal dung as fuel, is claiming a shocking 500,000 lives in India every year, most of whom are women and children. ...More


Dumper trucks endanger lives, cause pollution
Bijendra Ahlawat
The Tribune , Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Faridabad, March 20 The city and parts of the rural areas of the district report many accidents due to overloaded and overspeeding dumper trucks and commercial vehicles. The movement of such vehicles ...More


Air pollution alarming in city
Staff Reporter
The Hindu , Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Malady not confined to industrial zones but has spread to residential areas too Traffic pollution takes a heavy toll Water quality, noise levels too are abysmal HYDERABAD: Sta ...More


"Plastic waste hits food chain"
Staff Reporter
The Hindu , Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Tips to reduce air and water pollution Reduction of waste should be given priority, the District Forest Officer said. Nagercoil: Re-use, reduce, refuse and recycle are the four golden rules in solid ...More


JU team wages war to store, manage e-waste
Debarati Chakraborty
The Indian Express , Monday, March 12, 2007

Kolkata, March 11: With electronic waste, or e-waste, growing at an alarming rate, a Jadavpur University team is conducting a survey to take stock of the nature and amount of such waste to find a solu ...More


Pollution report: Lot of smog ahead
TENZING LAMSANG
Indian Express , Wednesday, February 28, 2007

NEW DELHI, FEBRuARY 27: The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) report on air pollution, based on surveys carried out in 17 citiesAgra, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Faridabad, Hyderabad, ...More


APPCB serves closure notice on five units
Staff Reporter
The Hindu , Tuesday, February 27, 2007

HYDERABAD: The Task Force Committee of AP Pollution Control Board has decided to issue closure orders to five industries for causing air pollution in the surrounding areas. The committee identified ...More


State to study effect of air pollution on health of children
Dhaval Kulkarni
The Indian Express , Friday, February 23, 2007

Mumbai, February 22: The state government is planning to launch a first ever survey to assess the impact of air pollution on the respiratory health of children. To be conducted in three of the most ...More


Plan to restore beauty of Kodaikanal
K. Raju
The Hindu , Monday, February 19, 2007

Ford Foundation to extend financial support KODAIKANAL: The district administration and an organisation, People Commission on Environment and Development, plan to restore the beauty of Kodaik ...More


PCB notices to polluting units
Staff Reporter
The Hindu Business Line , Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Hyderabad, Feb. 12 The Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB) has issued show cause notices to Hetero Drugs (Bonthapally in Medak district) and four other industries for "violating Board direc ...More


Alarming rise in air pollution level around Taj Mahal
Brij Khandelwal
The Hindustan Times , Monday, February 12, 2007

Even after spending millions of rupees on controlling air pollution in the vicinity of heritage buildings in this tourist city, a report says that an alarming rise in the level of noxious gases have b ...More


Wetland Day observed
Staff Reporter
The Tribune , Saturday, February 03, 2007

Doraha, February 2 Members of the eco-club of Government High School, Rampur, observed Wetland Day on the school premises here today. Mr Surinder Pal Singh, and Ms Pal Rani Kaur, science teachers, ...More


CNG public transport to check air pollution
Satyasundar Barik
The Tribune , Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Jammu, January 30 The Jammu and Kashmir Government has decided to introduce CNG-powered public transport system due to ever increasing air pollution. The Chief Minister, Mr Ghulam Nabi Azad, will sho ...More


`Enerdiesel' to check pollution
Anil Kumar Sastry
The Hindu , Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Planned by Karnataka Road Transport Corporation in the coming days h Trial test on 133 buses in Bangalore successful h With this, annual savings can be around Rs. 6 crore BANGALORE: Am ...More


KSRTC to use `Enerdiesel' to curb pollution
Anil Kumar Sastry
The Hindu , Wednesday, January 31, 2007

The system is fully automated; there is no need to modify the engine to use blended diesel h Trial on 133 buses in the city successful h With Enerdiesel, annual savings can be around Rs. 6 ...More


People complain of air pollution
Staff Correspondent
The Hindu , Thursday, January 25, 2007

Residents stage rasta roko against poor state of NH 63 Residents protest against poor state of NH 63 h MLA alleges delay in filling potholes despite release of funds h Official says work wi ...More


Fast by Mocha villagers sees action as GPCB issues notices to mining units
Staff Reporter
The Indian Express , Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Ahmedabad, January 15: THE two month-long fast by villagers of Mocha in Porbandar district seems to be paying off. The Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) is learnt to have directed closure notice ...More


Pollution everywhere: Control must before it's too late
Staff Reporter
Central Chronicle , Monday, January 15, 2007

Bhopal Jan 14: Environmental pollution is a serious problem of the industrialized societies. Environmental pollution can be defined as unfavorable alteration of our surroundings. The word pollution or ...More


Schoolchildren to be part of save Chinar drive
Staff Reporter
The Tribune , Sunday, January 14, 2007

Jammu, January 13 The Jammu and Kashmir Government has decided to involve schoolchildren in preservation of Chinar trees in the Kashmir valley as the species is fast becoming endangered here. Accor ...More


Bhogi Day pollution has come down since 2001: Minister
Staff Reporter
The Hindu , Friday, January 12, 2007

Thanks to Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board's awareness campaigns Chennai : The pollution level on the Bhogi Day has come down drastically since 2001 when the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TN ...More


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