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Nuclear plant shutdowns tied to coal pollution, decreased birth weights
Andrew M. Seaman
Reuters , Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Where communities get their electricity may directly determine their citizens' health and wellbeing, a new study suggests. The research links the shut down of two nuclear power plants in the Tennesse ...More


SC to hear environmentalist M C Mehtaís plea in air pollution matter
The New Indian Express , Wednesday, April 05, 2017

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear the plea filed by noted environmentalist, M.C. Mehta in connection with the air pollution case. The apex court earlier on January 17 warned that the ...More


Rise in coal pollution responsible for low birthweight in newborns
AFP
The Hindustan Times , Wednesday, April 05, 2017

In fresh evidence about the dangers of coal pollution, a scientist on Monday said a switch to coal-fired power in a southern US state after a nuclear accident in 1979 led to a sharp fall in birthweigh ...More


Toxic air is back in Beijing as China vows smog crackdown
Reuters
The Hindustan Times , Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Chinaís smoggiest cities have pledged to ramp up the battle on pollution after air quality deteriorated in the first few months of this year, the China Daily reported on Monday, as smog blanketed the ...More


Measuring the smell of landfills
The Hindu , Tuesday, April 04, 2017

CPCB drafts guidelines for management of odour monitoring and management of landfills As anyone living in and around Mandur, Mavallipura or HSR Layout knows, the persistence of the stench of waste pr ...More


Noida gets first automatic air monitoring station
Vinod Rajput
The Hindustan Times , Tuesday, April 04, 2017

The Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) has installed a real time automatic air monitoring station in Noida, the first such system in the city. The station has been set up on the premises of ...More


Rising pollution a ticking time bomb
The New Indian Express , Monday, April 03, 2017

BENGALURU: If the mad rush to own vehicles does not stop soon in the city, the pollution levels might prove highly detrimental to the health of citizens in the near future. And if the city actually h ...More


Gurgaon to get site for dumping construction and demolition waste
The Hindustan Times , Monday, April 03, 2017

With a view to removing the construction and demolition (C&D) waste in the city, the Haryana State Pollution Control Board this month will start work on the proposed dumping site which will come up in ...More


China vows fresh smog crackdown as toxic air shrouds capital
Reuters , Monday, April 03, 2017

China's smoggiest cities have pledged to ramp up the battle on pollution after air quality deteriorated in the first few months of this year, the China Daily reported on Monday, as smog blanketed the ...More


10 air pollution monitoring stations to come up in western UP
Rahul Singh
Millennium Post , Monday, April 03, 2017

With the urgent need to monitor real time and peak concentration levels of critical pollutants present in the air, the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) will set up 10 new real-time air ...More


China vows fresh smog crackdown as toxic air shrouds capital
Reuters
DNA India , Monday, April 03, 2017

China's smoggiest cities have pledged to ramp up the battle on pollution after air quality deteriorated in the first few months of this year, the China Daily reported on Monday, as smog blanketed the ...More


Fight air pollution with NBRI app
MohitaTewari
The Times of India , Saturday, April 01, 2017

LUCKNOW: National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI) has developed an android-based mobile application, ENVIS-NBRI- Green Planner, for information on different plants that reduce air pollution. Th ...More


Dust chokes Gurgaon, greens blame it on construction
Shilpy Arora
The Times of India , Friday, March 31, 2017

GURUGRAM: The Millennium City remained the country's second most polluted city for 24 hours with Air Quality Index (AQI) reported at 337 between Wednesday and Thursday. The most polluted city was Gay ...More


Dirty air, a powerful killer
AP
The Hindu , Friday, March 31, 2017

While both importing and exporting goods, air pollution can leadto premature deaths A study that measures the human toll of air pollution from global manufacturing and trade shows how buying goods ma ...More


Stop using BS-I, BS-II vehicles: NGT to oil companies
The Indian Express , Friday, March 31, 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) told all public sector oil companies to stop using Bharat Stage-I and Bharat Stage-II vehicles for transporting petrol or petroleum products in the NCR. The tribunal ...More


A clean-up act: no compromise over air quality
The Hindu , Friday, March 31, 2017

The Supreme Court has signalled there can be no compromise over air quality The Supreme Courtís direction to transport authorities to stop registering vehicles that do not meet Bharat Stage-IV emissi ...More


Noting that air pollution has already emerged as a serious
PTI
DNA India , Thursday, March 30, 2017

public health crisis in the Delhi-NCR region as well as in rest of the country, the experts said the 2017 Global Burden of Disease (GBD) report suggests India has the second highest number of early de ...More


Clearing the air in China and India
The Hans India , Thursday, March 30, 2017

Common problems potentially require common solutions, and the need for a dialogue. This is true in the case of China and India when it comes to their challenge of tackling air pollution and switching ...More


CAG: Air pollution rocketing in Bihar but check mechanism lacking
AlokMohit
The Hindustan Times , Thursday, March 30, 2017

The comptroller and auditor general (CAG) of India has asked the Bihar government and its transport department to maintain a database of pollution testing stations. It has also asked them to ensure t ...More


Sticks, carrots, toxic carrots: How India and China plan to clear air
IANS
The Financial Express , Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Common problems potentially require common solutions, and the need for a dialogue. This is true in the case of China and India when it comes to their challenge of tackling air pollution and switching ...More


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