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WHO pollution report praises PM Modi’s signature Ujjwala scheme

By : sustainabilityo..., May 2, 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s signature Ujjwala Scheme came in for rich praise in a new WHO pollution report. The report nevertheless estimated that 9 out of 10 people around the world breathe...

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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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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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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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National Clean Air Programme needs transparent action: Greenpeace

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 14, 2018

The Union Environment Ministry's National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) is a good step but has ambiguous planning and lacks clarity, said Greenpeace India after accessing documents through an RTI...

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Red-category industries told to track emissions

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 28, 2018

The Central Pollution Control Board has issued directions to pollution control boards in NCR states to get all “red” category industries to install online stack continuous emissions monitoring...

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EU summons France, Germany, UK to ‘final chance’ pollution talks

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 31, 2018

The EU summoned ministers from France, Germany, Britain and six other polluting member states for a “final chance” today to comply with air quality standards.

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CPCB likely to go for new devices to study Delhi air quality, says official

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 28, 2017

A top Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) scientist on Monday said that the agency may consider using advanced LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) devices to vertically monitor the air...

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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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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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