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PPCB raids industrial units to check noise, air pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 19, 2018

To check the noise and air pollution caused due to the industrial units, the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) on Monday inspected several industrial units under the Tandarust Punjab Mission...

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Punjab to boost setting up of biomass plants to stop stubble burning pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 12, 2018

To rid Punjab of stubble burning pollution, the State Government has entered into agreements with four big companies and has also started work on setting up the biomass power plants....

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With 17 cities, Maharashtra tops states analysed for pollution data

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 26, 2018

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has sounded the death knell to 94 cities in the country where pollution levels are not meeting the set standards. Topping the chart are Maharashtra...

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NGT directs 4 states to submit ambient air quality data

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 25, 2018

The National Green Tribunal has directed the governments of Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Mizoram and Goa to submit ambient air quality analysis data and inform it about the levels of...

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Ministry calls for time-bound execution of clean air plan

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 20, 2018

Amid green organisations voicing concern over the absence of pollution reduction targets, the Union Environment Ministry on Thursday called for time-bound implementation of the National Clean...

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SAFAR to identify, mark 26 sources of Delhi pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 13, 2018

The System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR) on Thursday kickstarted its mission to identify and mark locations of 26 sources within the national capital which pollute...

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Centre to set up a certification authority for calibration of pollution measuring instruments

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 13, 2018

Noting that the absence of standardised pollution-measuring instruments has sometimes led to inaccurate air and water pollution data, the Centre has decided to set up a certification authority...

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To curb pollution, govt considering nationwide ban on use of pet coke

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 11, 2018

Government is considering a nationwide ban on the use of pet coke by various industries and a decision is likely to be taken within a month, the Supreme Court was informed on Tuesday....

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96 cities not meeting air pollution norms: NEERI director

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 9, 2018

Stating that the environment today is more challenging than it ever was, the director of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Girish Sahni has stressed on the need for a multi-...

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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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