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NGT slams Punjab, Haryana over their action plan to combat pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 8, 2017

The National Green Tribunal on Thursday slammed Punjab and Haryana governments for filing generalised action plans to combat air pollution and directed them to refer to its previous judgements...

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Sealing of unauthorized construction may resume in Delhi: Supreme Court

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 7, 2017

Sealing of unauthorized construction in Delhi could begin anew with the Supreme Court on Wednesday saying it would revive the court-appointed monitoring committee to identify and seal illegal...

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UN assembly starts drafting plan for ‘pollution-free planet’

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 5, 2017

Humans are poisoning their environment and themselves at an alarming rate, with pollution of the oceans, soil and air now the world’s biggest killer, a UN conference heard this week.
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Subject Tags: air pollution , pollution

Government to standardise parameters used for measuring air quality

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 30, 2017

The Centre will soon initiate the process for standardisation of equipment, data and all other parameters required to measure purity of air, Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Wednesday...

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Haryana to give Rs 61 cr subsidy for optimum utilisation of crop residue to reduce pollution in the state

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 28, 2017

Haryana government would give subsidy of Rs 61 crore for the optimum utilisation of crop residue up to December 2017 to reduce pollution in the state.

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Delhi air pollution on rise as wind speed falls

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 27, 2017

Pollution levels in Delhi rose on Sunday leading to a dip in air quality with monitoring agencies forecasting a further spike over the next few days. The Air Quality Index (AQI), calculated by...

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Subject Tags: air pollution

Delhi air pollution: Centre to set up pollution task force

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 24, 2017

The Centre will soon set up an inter-ministerial task force, headed by the Prime Minister's principal secretary, Nripendra Mishra, to look into the issue of Delhi's air pollution and find ways...

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Punjab Pollution Control Board to map sources of air pollution in industry

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 23, 2017

The Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has decided to map various sources of air pollution by industrial units in the district. It will be done through satellite imagery of Punjab Remote...

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Delhi pollution: Air quality ‘very poor’ again, after two days of relief

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 21, 2017

The air quality of Delhi, which breathed relatively clean air over the last two days, once again turned ‘very poor’ on Monday as the impact of sporadic drizzle in flushing out pollutants ebbed...

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Subject Tags: air pollution , smog

IIT-Kanpur to Conduct Artificial Rains in Lucknow to Reduce Air Pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 21, 2017

Days after many cities of Uttar Pradesh were declared dangerously polluted in the country, Lucknow is gearing itself to witness first artificial rains through cloud seeding. The IIT- Kanpur...

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