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Response of UP authorities ‘highly unsatisfactory’, alleges NGT-appointed panel on Yamuna cleaning

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 5, 2019

A committee appointed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to monitor the Yamuna river cleaning operation has regretted that the response of the Uttar Pradesh authorities in this regard has been...

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NGT says waste management most serious challenge, forms committees to monitor disposal

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 11, 2018

Warning that failure to ensure proper management of solid waste will have disastrous consequences, the National Green Tribunal has appointed three committees to monitor disposal of garbage in an...

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CPCB extends deadline for installation of online pollution tracking devices in Delhi-NCR

By : Sustainability ..., May 21, 2018

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has pushed back its deadline for red-category air polluting industries in Delhi-NCR districts to instal online pollution tracking devices to June 30,...

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Centre to set up a certification authority for calibration of pollution measuring instruments

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 13, 2018

Noting that the absence of standardised pollution-measuring instruments has sometimes led to inaccurate air and water pollution data, the Centre has decided to set up a certification authority...

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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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Take action against thermal plants with no monitoring system: NGT

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 30, 2017

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and state pollution control boards to take action against 35 thermal power plants across the country which...

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Now, industries polluting Ganga under live monitoring

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 6, 2017

Over the past two weeks, close to 3,750 SMSes and e-mail alerts have been issued to industries generating more than the permissible limit of pollutants in the Ganga basin. 

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Maharashtra starts industry rating to check emissions

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 6, 2017

In a first in India, industries in Maharashtra will be on regular monitoring of particulate matter and other air pollutants and they will get government rating based on their emission levels....

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State Pollution Control Board of Himachal Pradesh to monitor 27 more sites

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 30, 2017

In a bid to check the water quality, the State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) has enhanced its monitoring locations from the earlier 104 sites across the state to 131.

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Jaipur smart mission moves into top gear

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 24, 2017

The Jaipur Smart Mission Ltd (JSML) will install air and water quality monitoring systems at many points in the city under the smart city project.

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