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New emission standard will make air quality better in Delhi-NCR after April 1:Experts
IpsitaPati
The Hindustan Times , Sunday, February 05, 2017

The Environment Pollution Control and Prevention Authority (EPCA) move to implement a uniform structure on commercial vehicles in the entire country has been welcomed by environment experts on Saturda ...More


What Delhi can learn from China’s battle against pollution
SutirthoPatranobis
The Hindustan Times , Sunday, February 05, 2017

China introduced a four-tier warning system for severe weather including smog in 2013 with red being the most serious, followed by orange, yellow and blue. A red alert is issued under two different c ...More


Toddler, kin move NGT over pollution by private school
TNN
The Times of India , Saturday, February 04, 2017

NEW DELHI: A toddler, along with her mother and grandmother, approached the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday, alleging that noise and air pollution caused due to activities of a private school ...More


Delhi Govt extends closure of Badarpur thermal pant
Business Line , Saturday, February 04, 2017

NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 3: Keeping in view the existing air quality in the national capital, the Delhi government on Friday extended the closure of Badarpur Thermal Power Plant till further orders. “The ...More


‘Badarpur plant must function in summer to meet high demand’
The Indian Express , Saturday, February 04, 2017

After the Delhi government extended the closure of the Badarpur power plant, the city’s electricity department Friday said the facility will have to be made functional during summer to ensure uninterr ...More


Upgrade current emissions testing procedures: CSE
Press Trust of India
Business Standard , Saturday, February 04, 2017

The current practice of pollution under control (PUC) is "rudimentary and ineffective", a green body today said while asking the government to take steps to upgrade the current emissions testing proce ...More


Delhi shuts down Badarpur power plant due to poor air
Sify News , Saturday, February 04, 2017

New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) The Delhi government on Friday announced that the Badarpur Thermal Power Plant will remain shut until further orders in view of the "very poor" air quality in the city. The dec ...More


Pollution Under Control test system is weak and outdated
One India , Saturday, February 04, 2017

New Delhi, Feb 3: The Pollution Under Control system - the only one to check emissions from on-road vehicles - is extremely weak and incompetent, said the Centre for Science and Environment on Friday. ...More


Badarpur plant to remain closed
The Hindu , Saturday, February 04, 2017

The Badarpur Thermal Power Station (BTPS), which was first shut in November to control air pollution, will remain closed till further orders, the Delhi government said on Friday. The power station wa ...More


NGT issues notice to BMC and BDA to finalize land for solid waste disposal
Maria Khan
The Times of India , Friday, February 03, 2017

BAREILLY: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday notified the Bareilly Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Bareilly Development Authority (BDA) to finalize the land to be used for municipal solid w ...More


Chinese cities to be hit with new round of air pollution
PTI
The Indian Express , Friday, February 03, 2017

A new round of air pollution may hit Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei and neighbouring areas in the coming two days due to unfavourable weather conditions and the lighting of fireworks, officials warned today. ...More


Okhla waste-to-energy plant to remain operational: NGT
PTI
The Indian Express , Friday, February 03, 2017

Okhla waste-to-energy plant here was on Thursday allowed to function by the National Green Tribunal which said it need not be shut down or shifted as it is non-polluting now but directed it to pay an ...More


Okhla waste-to-energy plant to remain operational
PTI
The Hindu , Friday, February 03, 2017

The Okhla waste-to-energy plant here was on Thursday allowed to function by the National Green Tribunal, which said it need not be shut down or shifted as it is non-polluting now but directed it to pa ...More


NGT slaps Rs. 25 lakh fine on Okhla energy plant
The Hindu , Friday, February 03, 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has allowed the Okhla waste-to-energy plant to function while imposing an environmental compensation of Rs. 25 lakh on it for causing pollution. A Bench headed by ...More


NGT rejects residents’ plea to shift Okhla waste plant
TNN
The Times of India , Friday, February 03, 2017

NEW DELHI: National Green Tribunal (NGT) rejected an appeal by the residents of SukhdevVihar to relocate the Okhla waste-to-energy plant. The residents had moved NGT, alleging that the plant was causi ...More


Why aren’t you following orders to check air pollution in Anand Vihar, Delhi HC asks agencies
The Hindustan Times , Friday, February 03, 2017

The Delhi High Court on Thursday pulled up the civic bodies and government departments for their “failure” to comply with its order to remove debris and traffic congestion from Anand Vihar to improve ...More


Okhla waste-to-energy plant to remain operational: NGT
PTI
DNA India , Friday, February 03, 2017

Okhla waste-to-energy plant here was today allowed to function by the National Green Tribunal which said it need not be shut down or shifted as it is non- polluting now but directed it to pay an envir ...More


Air pollution may up dementia risk in elderly women
IANS
The Economic Times , Thursday, February 02, 2017

NEW YORK: Elderly women exposed to tiny air pollution particles may face an increased risk of dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, a study has found. The findings showed the fine particulate m ...More


Keep Badarpur power plant shut: EPCA to Delhi govt
Press Trust of India
Business Standard , Wednesday, February 01, 2017

As Delhi continues to battle 'very poor' air quality, the Supreme Court-empowered EPCA today asked the Delhi government to ensure that the Badarpur thermal power plant, a major source of air pollution ...More


Black carbon level in city about5 times higher than WHO limits
ShyamaRajagopal
The Hindu , Wednesday, February 01, 2017

The ambient black carbon (BC) concentration in the city has been found to be about five times higher than the limits set by the World Health Organisation (WHO). It was found that the city had BC meas ...More


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