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Air quality in Delhi this August worse than that of last year: CPCB

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 17, 2017

Delhi’s air quality has suffered more in the first two weeks of August as compared to the same time last year, data collated by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) shows. Moreover, Delhi...

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Mandi Gobindgarh to be made pollution-free

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 12, 2017

The district administration has chalked out a comprehensive plan to make Mandi Gobindgarh pollution-free. This was stated by Kanwalpreet Brar, Deputy Commissioner, Fatehgarh Sahib, while...

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Special cell to curb waste burning: Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 7, 2017

The state government on Thursday asked the MCG to create a special cell for monitoring garbage burning and management of construction and demolition (C&D) waste in the city....

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Atmospheric particulate matter a significant threat to India’s solar projects

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 29, 2017

A study by Duke University, IIT Gandhinagar and University of Wisconsin has revealed that India’s solar projects may face...

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New chemical can cut vehicle emission to zero: Inventors

By : SustainabilityO..., May 26, 2017

A group of five people has claimed to have invented a chemical that can substantially reduce pollution caused by gases emitted by vehicles plying on roads. If successful, the invention could...

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Air pollution: Delhi government’s expensive PUC vehicular emissions network system fails utility test

By : SustainabilityO..., May 15, 2017

Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) in a report pointed out the hurdles the department is facing with the new network installed to monitor the vehicular emissions in Delhi. The report...

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UK proposes clean-air zones, scrappage scheme for polluting cars

By : SustainabilityO..., May 8, 2017

Britain said on Friday it could introduce a scrappage scheme to get the most polluting cars and vans off its roads and charge some drivers of old vehicles to enter parts of the country, as it...

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Supreme Court orders CPCB to fix emission norms for industries in the National Capital Region

By : SustainabilityO..., May 3, 2017

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the Centre Pollution for Control Board (CPCB) to fix by June 30 emission standards for industries in the National Capital Region using pet coke and furnace...

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Delhi government suspends plan to install air purifiers in schools

By : SustainabilityO..., May 3, 2017

Two days after the Delhi government directed the city schools to install air purifiers for combating air pollution, it has decided to temporarily suspend the plan on Tuesday.

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Three-year plan to let Delhi breathe: Niti Aayog

By : SustainabilityO..., May 2, 2017

Underlining air pollution as a serious problem, the government's think tank Niti Aayog in its latest action agenda has come out with a five-point remedy, including higher taxes on petrol\diesel...

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