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Delhi pollution: ‘95% of China's power plants have pollution filters; in India, 10% do’
Alison Saldanha
First Post , Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Delhi’s smog may have made national headlines in early November 2016 – when air-quality levels exceeded by 40 times safe limits set by the World Health Organisation (WHO) – and subsequently receded fr ...More


Challans worth Rs 7 crore issued for dust pollution at sites
TNN
The Times of India , Tuesday, November 22, 2016

NEW DELHI: Various government departments have issued challans amounting to Rs 7 crore so far for waste burning and dust pollution at construction sites. The environment department on Monday held a me ...More


Central Pollution Control Board readies action plan to fight bad air
Jayashree Nandi
The Times of India , Tuesday, November 22, 2016

NEW DELHI: After being rapped for not adopting any emergency smog control measure, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) is preparing an action planthat will be submitted to the Supreme Court on ...More


Increasing pollution underlines need for health insurance
Yogita Khatri
The Economic Times , Monday, November 21, 2016

A study by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has identified 41 Indian cities where the air quality is poor. Coupled with water pollution, the resultant health hazards are many. The cost of tr ...More


European Union offers tech expertise to India to combat air pollution
PTI
The New Indian Express , Monday, November 21, 2016

NEW DELHI: With Delhi and many other cities grappling with increasing pollution, the European Union has offered its best technical expertise to help India combat deteriorating air quality. Unde ...More


Air quality levels in Delhi plunge again after drop in temperature
T A Bharadwaj
India Today , Monday, November 21, 2016

After less than a week's respite, pollution levels in the city are on the rise again. With temperature in Delhi and NCR slipping to nearly 10 degrees Celsius, air quality levels have also begun to plu ...More


Okhla waste plant's fate may be decided today
TNN
The Times of India , Monday, November 21, 2016

NEW DELHI: The National Green Tribunal may pronounce a judgment on the Okhla waste-to-energy plant on Monday. Residents of SukhdevVihar are eagerly waiting for the hearing - probably the final one - o ...More


Any lessons from the smog?
Indroneil B Biswas
Deccan Herald , Sunday, November 20, 2016

The smog which reduced daytime visibility to a few hundred metres and sent many Delhiites to hospital OPDs is now gone. But air quality remains poor and long-term measures to combat pollution are stil ...More


Pollution shadow over Sunday’s Delhi half marathon
Navneet Singh
The Hindustan Times , Sunday, November 20, 2016

This edition of the Delhi Half Marathon isn’t for people with poor respiratory systems or those suffering from heart ailments. Reason: The worsening air quality in the Capital at this time of the year ...More


Noise and air pollution from vehicles
Ashok Srikrishna
The Times of India , Sunday, November 20, 2016

Every year when its festival time, people are suddenly bothered about pollution they cause. Light a sparkler and you are guilty of destroying the the atmosphere!! Everyone, Government departments, NGO ...More


If you can run marathon in Delhi, you can run anywhere: HC on pollution
PTI
The Indian Express , Saturday, November 19, 2016

If you can run a marathon in Delhi you can run anywhere, the Delhi High Court on Friday said while referring to the “hazardous” air pollution levels here and suggested measures like immediate extingui ...More


Pollution: Delhi HC tells runners with cardiac issues to opt out of marathon Soibam Rocky Singh
The Hindustan Times , Saturday, November 19, 2016

The Delhi High Court on Friday directed the city government to issue an advisory to public looking to participate in Sunday’s half-marathon in the capital about the air pollution level, which it said ...More


India witnessed more air pollution fatalities than China in 2015: Study
PTI
News Nation , Saturday, November 19, 2016

India has overtaken China in terms of the number of deaths due to ambient (outdoor) air pollution with the country witnessing 50 deaths more than China reported per day in 2015, according to Global Bu ...More


Extinguish landfill fires, use CNG: Delhi HC
IANS
Business Standard , Saturday, November 19, 2016

The Delhi High Court on Friday advocated extinguishing of fires at landfill sites and ensuring that only CNG taxis entered the national capital to improve the city's air quality. A division bench of ...More


Builders liable to face consequences for air pollution: NGT
PTI
The Times of India , Friday, November 18, 2016

NEW DELHI: The principle that "polluter pays" was on Thursday applied by the National Green Tribunal which said that it is builders and not the construction workers who will have to face "consequences ...More


PCB for further tests to detect air pollution
Anasooya.S
The Times of India , Friday, November 18, 2016

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala state pollution control board has asked the contractors engaged by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to stop all activities of hot mix plant set up for runway recarp ...More


Mobile units to check polluting vehicles
The Hindu , Friday, November 18, 2016

Plumes of smoke being emitted through the exhaust, and yet the motorist produces a “valid” emission certificate. Faced with situations such as this, besides lack of monitoring of air pollution from v ...More


Delhi pollution: Builders can’t deny wages if work stops, orders NGT
The Indian Express , Friday, November 18, 2016

STATING THAT builders have to “bear the burden of all consequences” for causing air pollution, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) ordered that no builder can deny wages to labourers when “work is stopp ...More


Builders liable for rising air pollution: Tribunal
Subhayan Chakraborty
Business Standard , Friday, November 18, 2016

National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday upheld the "polluter pays" principle, saying builders will have to face "consequences" for polluting air in the national capital. The green tribunal clari ...More


Builders liable to face consequences for air pollution: NGT
PTI
The Economic Times , Friday, November 18, 2016

NEW DELHI: The principle that "polluter pays" was today applied by the National Green Tribunal which said that it is builders and not the construction workers who will have to face "consequences" for ...More


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