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Gurgaon construction sites to be monitored for dust pollution

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 4, 2017

Deputy commissioner of Gurgaon, Hardeep Singh, on Monday ordered the Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB) to inspect construction sites in the city and initiate action against those not...

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Veolia and Carbon Clean Solutions Partner to Help Companies Lower Carbon Footprints, Advance the Circular Economy

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 30, 2017

In a deal that aims to reduce industrial emissions and convert CO2 into new products for reuse, Veolia and Carbon Clean Solutions (CCSL) have partnered for the large-scale rollout of CCSL’s...

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Emission Norms: Supreme Court Tells Automobile Firms Not To Delay BS-IV Roll Out

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 28, 2017

The Supreme Court has asked automobile companies not to frustrate the government's initiative to check increasing levels of pollution by selling BS-III vehicles which they are holding in stock....

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Delhi, Faridabad among 5 cities with worst air pollution, says government

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 28, 2017

Delhi and Faridabad were among the top five cities with the worst air pollution in the country between 2015 and 2016, the Rajya Sabha was informed today. “Cities can be ranked on the basis of...

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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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