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EPCA proposed ban non-CNG private vehicles

By : editor_2, Nov 15, 2018

The ‘big idea’ to solve Delhi’s pollution crisis shows that the primary custodians of the capital’s air quality have run out of ideas.

The Environment Pollution (Prevention & Control) Authority, or EPCA, on Wednesday reiterated its unprecedented recommendation to...

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Farm fires contribute 33% to Delhi’s PM 2.5

By : editor_2, Nov 8, 2018

If you were wondering why the pollution situation had again become grim after two days of relative calm, here’s part of your answer: a change in wind direction has resulted in the capital...

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National Buildings Construction Corporation issues new guidelines for contractors to curb air pollution

By : editor_2, Nov 2, 2018

With all construction activities halted in the national capital for 10 days starting November 1 in view of rising air pollution, NBCC has come up with new guidelines for contractors at all its...

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10-day campaign to combat air pollution as Delhi gasps for breath

By : editor_2, Nov 2, 2018

Deteriorating air quality in the National Capital Region (NCR) has set alarm bells ringing, pushing the centre to launch an aggressive Clean Air Campaign to combat the increasing air pollution...

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India home to 3 of the largest NO2 emission hotspots

By : editor_2, Oct 31, 2018

As Delhi continues to battle alarming pollution levels, a new study has found that three of the world's largest nitrogen dioxide emission hotspots that contribute to formation of finer...

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Telangana State Pollution Control Board gears up to install air quality stations every 10 km

By : editor_2, Oct 26, 2018

In a far-reaching move to keep citizens informed about air pollution, the Telangana State Pollution Control Board (TSPCB) is gearing up to issue regular health advisories based on ambient air...

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ReNew Power and CII partner to jointly address stubble burning issue in Punjab

By : editor_2, Oct 26, 2018

Renewable energy generator ReNew Power today announced it has joined hands with industry chamber Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) to provide Punjab farmers equipment for alternative...

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Shutters down, polluter Badarpur power plant to return in green avatar

By : editor_2, Oct 25, 2018

After years of being labelled with the polluting tag, the newly-closed Badarpur thermal power station is now looking at greener pastures. After generating electricity for over 40 years, the...

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No blanket ban, but SC puts checks on firecrackers this Diwali

By : editor_2, Oct 24, 2018

People can burst low-emission firecrackers between 8 pm and 10 pm this Diwali, the Supreme Court said on Tuesday, ruling against a blanket ban on fireworks. But the top court ordered that the...

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Dust from unpaved roads, traffic congestion main local factors behind pollution in Delhi-NCR

By : editor_2, Oct 18, 2018

Dust from unpaved roads, construction activities and traffic congestion are some of the main local factors causing the air quality of Delhi-NCR to deteriorate as reported by 41 inspection teams...

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