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Ahead of Diwali, govt launches eco-friendly crackers to fight air pollution

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 7, 2019

As concerns over air-pollution loom ahead of Diwali, Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Saturday launched eco-friendly green firecrackers, which have been manufactured in India and are available in markets for sellers and consumers. The Union Minister today announced...

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Honda 2Wheelers India To Reconsider Investment Plans, No EVs Till 2020

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 14, 2019

India's second largest two-wheeler manufacturer, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) had recently announced its plan of action for the launch of electric vehicles (EVs) in India. Recently...

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Govt proposes national green aviation policy

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 15, 2019

The civil aviation ministry will create a simplified regulatory regime to speed up clearances for airport development and other aviation projects while taking due care of environment...

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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

BSVI norms: India revises standards specifications for petrol and diesel

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 19, 2018

Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), India's specifications and standards regulatory body, announced it has revised the standards on petrol and diesel as per Bharat Stage (BS) VI fuel norms from...

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California Legislation Proposes Ban On Gas Cars By 2040

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 5, 2018

Assemblyman Phil Ting, who represents the city of San Francisco in the California legislature, has filed a bill that would allow only zero-emissions cars to be sold in the Golden State beginning...

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Energy firms back European Union plan for CO2 cap on power subsidies

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 20, 2017

A group of energy firms has backed a disputed plan by EU regulators to attach emissions limits to subsidies for providing back-up power capacity to avert blackouts.


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New catalyst could reduce diesel vehicle pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 22, 2017

Scientists have developed a catalyst that can curb emissions of nitrogen oxides from diesel-powered vehicles, an advance that may help reduce air pollution and smog.

Nitrogen oxides (NOx) is a priority air pollutant that is a key ingredient in smog.


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France to ban sales of petrol and diesel cars by 2040

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 7, 2017

France will end sales of petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040 as part of an ambitious plan to meet its targets under the Paris climate accord, Emmanuel Macron’s government has announced....

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295 thermal power plants get more time to meet emission norms

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 12, 2017

As many as 295 coal-based power plants have got more time of two to four years to meet strict new environment norms which were to be implemented by December 2017.


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