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Nitrogen oxides an emerging air pollution threat: Experts
MalavikaVyawahare
The Hindustan Times , Thursday, December 28, 2017

The number of cities where the standards of Nitrogen Oxides (NOx) exceeded norms increased from 18% to 29% in 10 years, according to the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE). While the focus rema ...More


Now, Environment Marshalls to curb air pollution
DNA India , Thursday, December 28, 2017

Environment Minister, Imran Hussain on Wednesday announced the deployment of 'Environment Marshalls' in various parts of the national Capital to control the illegal burning of leaves or garbage in ope ...More


Over 860 fireworks factories in Sivakasi go on indefinite strike demanding amendments to environment law
PTI
First Post , Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Sivakasi (Tamil Nadu): More than 860 fireworks factories in and around Sivakasi, the national hub of the industry, have launched an indefinite closure demanding an amendment to the Environment Protect ...More


Centre releases draft action plan to tackle air pollution in capital
Nidhi Sharma
The Economic Times , Wednesday, December 27, 2017

NEW DELHI: A pollution app to register violations, action against brick kilns operating without environment clearance, prevention of landfill fires, identification of traffic congestion points, wateri ...More


Centre releases draft action plan to tackle air pollution in Delhi
Malavika Vyawahare
The Hindustan Times , Wednesday, December 27, 2017

A high-level task force headed by NripendraMisra, principal secretary to the Prime Minister, released a 12-point draft plan to tackle pollution in Delhi NCR on Tuesday, including measures such as a cr ...More


Centre releases draft action plan to tackle air pollution in Delhi
Malavika Vyawahare
The Hindustan Times , Wednesday, December 27, 2017

A high-level task force headed by Nripendra Misra, principal secretary to the Prime Minister, released a 12-point draft plan to tackle pollution in Delhi NCR on Tuesday, including measures such as a c ...More


Pollution in Delhi spikes to ‘severe’ again, may improve today
The Hindustan Times , Friday, December 22, 2017

Delhi’s air quality plunged to ‘severe’ levels on Thursday after a gap of more than a month as dangerous pollutants spiked sharply in the national capital but officials said the situation was likely t ...More


Pollution in 'emergency' bracket again; CPCB panel for closure of coal-based industries in Jan
The Economic Times , Friday, December 22, 2017

NEW DELHI: A CPCB-led taskforce today recommended the closure of all coal-based industries operating in Delhi-NCR for a fortnight from January 15 to contain air pollution during the upcoming ASEAN sum ...More


Air Quality Back To 'Severe Plus Or Emergency' Across Delhi NCR
NDTV , Friday, December 22, 2017

NEW DELHI: Delhi pollution rose to an alarming level after the air quality in the National Capital Region (NCR), including Delhi, deteriorated to 'severe plus or emergency' category on Thursday after ...More


Delhi pollution: Stop-gap measures, political slugfests choke city further; sustainable, long-term strategy needed
First Post , Friday, December 22, 2017

Thick smog swathes Delhi, pollution readings in some places peak at 500' 'Air pollution in Delhi halts play in the third Test between India and Sri Lanka' 'Delhi air pollution levels climb to 12 tim ...More


Odd-even may kick in as pollution level rises
PTI
The Asian Age , Friday, December 22, 2017

New Delhi: Air pollution levels soared in the capital on Thursday prompting the Supreme Court-mandated EPCA to write to the states to gear up for another round of action under the ‘emergency’ category ...More


Air quality in Uttar Pradesh falls to hazardous levels
Malavika Vyawahare
The Hindustan Times , Thursday, December 21, 2017

Several cities in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday faced dangerous levels of pollution after the spell of favourable meteorological conditions and a smattering of rain that led to an improvement in the ai ...More


Delhi's Air Quality Worsens As Smog Returns
NDTV , Thursday, December 21, 2017

NEW DELHI: Air quality across Delhi worsened on Wednesday with the return of "smog situation" and particle pollution crossing "severe plus or emergency" mark across several locations, officials said. ...More


Hazardous air quality across north India, Ghaziabad worst hit
The Hindustan Times , Thursday, December 21, 2017

Delhi and other cities in the Indo-Gangetic plain entered another episode of severe air pollution this week and continued to experience hazardous air quality Thursday morning. Cities in Uttar Pradesh ...More


Greenpeace India hails National Clean Air Programme
PTI
Press Trust of India , Wednesday, December 20, 2017

New Delhi, Dec 19 (PTI) Greenpeace India has hailed the National Clean Air Programme, saying it's an important first step towards ensuring unpolluted air for the country's people. Environment Minis ...More


Can CSR funds aid efforts to tackle air pollution?
Haris Zargar
Live Mint , Wednesday, December 20, 2017

New Delhi: With air quality in the National Capital Region, centred on Delhi, hitting hazardous levels in the winters and air pollution a perennial problem across northern India, sustainable farming a ...More


Over 50,000 cases of stubble burning in Punjab, Haryana this kharif season
Malavika Vyawahare
The Hindustan Times , Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Punjab and Haryana reported 42,337 and 12,606 cases of crop burning respectively during the Kharif season this year, even as Australia offered to provide technological help to India to prevent stubble ...More


Can CSR funds aid efforts to tackle air pollution?
Haris Zargar
Live Mint , Wednesday, December 20, 2017

New Delhi: With air quality in the National Capital Region, centred on Delhi, hitting hazardous levels in the winters and air pollution a perennial problem across northern India, sustainable farming a ...More


'Anti-Smog Gun' which sprays atomised water to control Delhi pollution?
IANS
Business Standard , Tuesday, December 19, 2017

The Delhi government on Monday conducted a trial run of an 'Anti-Smog Gun' which sprays atomised water into the atmosphere to control air pollution. The device, which is connected to a water tank a ...More


Task force set up to tackle pollution: Govt on pollution
PTI
Press Trust of India , Tuesday, December 19, 2017

New Delhi, Dec 18 (PTI) A task force has been set up under the chairmanship of the Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister to tackle the issue of air pollution in Delhi-NCR, the government said. ...More


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