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Pollution forces Chennai refinery to shut unit

By : editor_2, Dec 27, 2018

The Central Pollution Control Board has forced a petrochemicals company to shut down one of its two plants in Manali here on Tuesday. The board had served the company a showcase notice on...

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IIT-Ropar makes low-cost device to check water pollution

By : editor_2, Dec 19, 2018

Officials of the Punjab Pollution Control Board may soon be spared the tasked of collecting samples from water bodies to check the level of pollution in them.

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Thermal plants in Punjab, Haryana to meet 5pc of fuel demand from paddy stubble

By : editor_2, Nov 16, 2018

The Centre and the state governments have agreed to make it mandatory for thermal power plants to meet 5 per cent of their fuel requirement from paddy stubble pellets in Punjab and Haryana to...

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Dust from unpaved roads, traffic congestion main local factors behind pollution in Delhi-NCR

By : editor_2, Oct 18, 2018

Dust from unpaved roads, construction activities and traffic congestion are some of the main local factors causing the air quality of Delhi-NCR to deteriorate as reported by 41 inspection teams...

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BHEL bags Rs 2,900 cr orders from NTPC for emission control equipment

By : editor_2, Oct 10, 2018

 Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL), the country’s largest power equipment manufacturer, today announced it has bagged four order worth Rs 2,900 crore from state-run power generator NTPC Ltd...

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Badarpur thermal power plant to shut down by October 15

By : editor_2, Oct 10, 2018

The Badarpur thermal power plant will finally shut down this month with the Delhi government confirming that the Tughlaqabad sub-station will be ready in another two weeks. 

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Odisha Chief Minister launches star-rating system for industries to reduce air pollution

By : editor_2, Sep 19, 2018

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has launched a 'Star Rating program' for industries to strengthen State Pollution Control Board's (SPCB) regulatory efforts to reduce pollution....

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Sweden, Finland developing technology to curb India's pollution woes

By : editor_2, Jun 29, 2018

Sweden is exploring ways to come up with innovative technology to address the issue of stubble-burning in parts of north India that leads to pollution in Delhi-NCR, a Swedish diplomat said today...

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Submit percentage-wise compliance report on Ganga: NGT to Uttarakhand

By : editor_2, May 25, 2018

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Uttarakhand government to submit within four weeks percentage-wise compliance report on steps taken by it to clean the River Ganga in the stretch...

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National Mission for Clean Ganga approves bio-remediation projects to clean drains flowing into Ganga

By : editor_2, May 22, 2018

Logs wound with coir, mud balls, dyes, and certain plant species may soon be used as tools to clean sections of heavily polluted drains that flow into the river Ganga. The National Mission for...

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