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NGT to hear air pollution matter today

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 22, 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) will on Wednesday hear the air pollution matter.

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Subject Tags: air pollution , NGT

Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority drafts mega plan to fight Delhi’s pollution

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 20, 2017

The Delhi-NCR belt, a pollution hotspot, needs a drastic reduction in level of pollutants, by up to 76 per cent in some areas, and several radical interventions for its air to meet safe...

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NGT asks Visakhapatnam Port Trust and pollution board to control coal dust

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 14, 2017

In a major blow to Visakhapatnam Port Trust, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed VPT and the Pollution Control Board (PCB) to immediately check air pollution and bring it under...

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Subject Tags: air pollution , NGT

Must assess pollution impact: Centre to all ministries

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 2, 2017

The union environment ministry recently expressed doubts about international reports that link air pollution with mortality and recommended exercising caution in interpreting these studies. But...

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Air pollution: Meerut poorer than Delhi; NGT notice to Centre

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 1, 2017

A petition claiming that ambient air quality in Meerut was worse than in Delhi and seeking curbs on the entry of 10-year old diesel vehicles on Tuesday prompted the NGT to seek responses from...

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Subject Tags: air pollution , NGT

Environment Pollution Control Authority to submit action plan to Supreme Court on meeting national air quality standard in NCR

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 28, 2017

The Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) is set to submit a comprehensive action plan to the Supreme Court on meeting the national air quality standard in NCR.

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Global studies on India’s air quality flawed: CPCB

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 28, 2017

The Central Pollution Control Board — an Environment Ministry organisation that sets guidelines for monitoring and controlling pollution — says international studies linking air quality in India...

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8 air monitoring stations to be operational across Ahmedabad

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 23, 2017

In the coming few weeks eight air monitoring stations will be made operational at different locations in Ahmedabad by the ministry of earth sciences (MoES).

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Health ministry to study deaths due to pollution soon: Environment Minister Anil Dave

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 22, 2017

Expressing his reservations on global reports linking deaths to air pollution, Environment Minister Anil Dave on Tuesday said a study will soon be conducted by Health Ministry on the issue....

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Subject Tags: air pollution , report

Delhi Pollution: Measures implemented under 'severe' category may be lifted

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 21, 2017

Measures implemented under the 'severe' category of the graded response plan on January 20 to combat air pollution may soon be lifted as the city's air quality has improved over the last few...

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