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Fighting Air Pollution: Rs 1,151 crore fund to boost in-situ management of crop residue in Delhi and NCR

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 8, 2018

Seeking to provide a cost-effective and eco-friendly solution to farmers to deal with the problem of stubble burning that results in raising air pollution levels in the capital and neighbouring...

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Japanese manufacturer Horiba eyes to increase its business in India because of emerging emissions-related regulations

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 1, 2018

Japanese manufacturer Horiba expects to increase its business in India because of emerging emissions-related regulations across the country. From April 1, 2020, the tailpipe emissions for motor...

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Subject Tags: air pollution , Emissions

Air Pollution Monitoring System to be set up in Guwahati

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 27, 2018

International non-governmental organisation (NGO) Clean Air Asia (CAA) has proposed to set up a low-cost system to monitor air pollution in Guwahati and make the data accessible to all,...

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Japan ready to help India in addressing air pollution: Harsh Vardhan

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 16, 2018

Environment minister Harsh Vardhan today met Japanese Ambassador to India Kenji Hiramatsu during which the envoy expressed his country's readiness to help India in addressing the issue of air...

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Garbage bonfires compromise state’s air, water

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 16, 2018

For every household, shop, bank and other business or commercial establishment handing over dry waste to garbage collectors, there are many which simply resort to burning it as a means of...

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Dedicated plan for 100 cities to reduce air pollution level

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 15, 2018

Looking beyond Delhi which has long been in focus due to its bad air quality, the Centre has decided to launch dedicated air pollution abatement programmes soon in around 100 additional cities...

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Pollution near Taj Mahal: NGT seeks Archaeological Survey of India’s response

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 7, 2018

The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday sought the response of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) on a plea alleging that inaction on part of the Taj Trapezium Zone Authority (TTZ) has led...

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Arun Jaitley announces special scheme to tackle Delhi air pollution in Budget 2018

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 2, 2018

New Delhi: Acknowledging air pollution in the Delhi-National Capital region (NCR) as a serious problem, Union finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced a scheme in his budget speech to...

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Air Pollution: Centre approves Rs 100 crore project to tackle stubble burning

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 2, 2018

Seeking to handle issue of stubble burning in a comprehensive and coordinated manner, the environment ministry has approved launching of a regional project to tackle the menace that adversely...

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NGT’s action plan will ‘dilute’ Graded Response Plan: EPCA

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 28, 2017

The Supreme Court-mandated EPCA today said the latest measures announced by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to clean the city’s toxic air may “dilute” the Centre-notified Graded Response...

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