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Spectre of crop burning rises again, air quality under threat

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 28, 2017

Paddy stubble burning, which triggers episodes of smog across Delhi-NCR during winters, is slowly picking up across parts of Haryana and Punjab, sparking concern among states in the region....

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NGT directs Delhi govt, Delhi Jal Board (DJB) on progress in Yamuna cleaning

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 26, 2017

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi government and the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to submit a status report on the progress of the work in the first phase of cleaning the river Yamuna...

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Clarify stand on BS-I, BS-II vehicles: NGT to northern states

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 22, 2017

The National Green Tribunal on Thursday asked five northern states to clarify their stand on plying and registration of Bharat Stage-I and Bharat Stage-II vehicles which have been banned in...

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Power supply to two printing units disconnected for discharging effluents into open ground in Tirupur

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 22, 2017

The district collector K S Palanisamy has directed to disconnect electricity connections to two textile printing units for discharging effluents into open ground in Tirupur on Thursday....

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‘Polluting’ brick-kilns in NCR to be closed for four months

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 22, 2017

The booming realty sector is set to be adversely hit in the National Capital Region (NCR) with brick-kilns not conforming to environment norms slated to be closed for four months—October to...

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Subject Tags: industry news , pollution

Isro-Nasa joint team confirms presence of aerosol over Asia

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 21, 2017

A joint study by the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa) of the US, which had commenced after satellite images showed the presence...

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Pollution regulator frames standards for 16 industries using polluting fuels

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 19, 2017

The apex pollution regulator has framed standards for sulphur and nitrate oxides for 16 industries that use inferior quality fuel that releases these pollutants.

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NGT asks states to follow order on polluting industries

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 19, 2017

The National Green Tribunal on Monday (September 18) lashed out at the states for failing to comply with its orders regarding polluting industries. The Tribunal had sought a response on the...

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Subject Tags: industry news , NGT , pollution

Ganga: NGT orders inspection of drain connecting Jajmau CETP

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 15, 2017

The National Green Tribunal has directed inspection of a sewer pipeline going to a common effluent treatment plant (CETP) at Jajmau in Kanpur to verify the claim of the Uttar Pradesh government...

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China plans nationwide use of bioethanol fuel by 2020

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 14, 2017

China today announced that it would extend the use of bioethanol gasoline nationwide by 2020, days after it unveiled plans to ban petrol and diesel cars and boost electric vehicles in a bid to...

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