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High concentration of harmful pollutants found in Firozabad: NEERI

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 5, 2016

A study by National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) to gauge pollution level in Firozabad which is a part of Taj Trapezium Zone has revealed that the level of harmful PM10...

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Make vehicle scrapping mandatory, start with heavy vehicles: FM Arun Jaitley

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 25, 2016

In order to check pollution, a new policy will be framed to make scrapping of 15-year old vehicles mandatory, bringing heavy vehicles in its ambit to begin with, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari...

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36% diesel vehicles exceed national limit for emissions in Bengaluru

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 25, 2016

Smoke-spewing vehicles are largely to blame for the toxic air we breathe. A study has found that 36.3% of the diesel vehicles in the city and 12.6% run on petrol exceed the national limit for...

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India for action before 2020 to curb emissions

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 5, 2016

India today underlined the need for countries to take pre-2020 climate actions to curb emissions and sought cooperation among countries in finance and technology sectors to tackle climate change...

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Volkswagen Will Pay Record $14.7 Billion in Emissions Cheat Scandal

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 29, 2016

Volkswagen has agreed to spend up to $14.7 billion after cheating emissions tests and deceiving customers by installing “defeat devices” in almost half a million diesel cars.

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Centre asks states to set up one lakh biogas plants this fiscal

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 28, 2016

In a bid to push clean energy, the Centre has asked the states/UTs to set up one lakh biogas plants of one to six cubic meter capacity this fiscal, which will save 21.90 lakh LPG cylinders every...

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Revolutionary Emissions Abatement System for the shipping industry

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 27, 2016

Scientists in Singapore have developed a revolutionary emissions abatement system that removes pollutants from exhaust gas to help the international shipping industry meet ambitious emissions...

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Cement companies must innovate to survive: CDP

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 11, 2016

Three Indian cement makers have significantly reduced emissions among the top 12 producers of the building material in the world, a report revealed by Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) said on...

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New green norms to make power, fuels, cars costlier

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 7, 2016

Consumers will have to shell out more for power, fuel and cars in a few years as these industries begin to pass on the burden of technology upgrades being put in place for meeting increasingly...

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Unreliable car emissions tests harming fight against air pollution, expert says

By : sustainabilityo..., May 25, 2016

The growing gulf between laboratory tests and real world air pollution from cars is hampering efforts to cut the toxic air that kills millions of people a year worldwide, a leading expert has...

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Subject Tags: air pollution , Emissions