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Pollution board collects water, gas samples from lake for methane test in Bengaluru

The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) authorities on Saturday collected water and gas samples from Bellandur Lake premises for testing the levels of methane.

published on : 21st January 2018

Air pollution: India restricts use of imported petcoke in Delhi region

India's environment ministry has placed restrictions on the use of imported petroleum coke in the capital Delhi and its surrounding region.

published on : 21st January 2018

Bengaluru pollution: Officials go into tizzy after fire at Bellandur lake

Yet another fire incident occurred at the highly polluted Bellandur lake on Friday, as the grass on the lake bund caught fire and spread to a large area.

published on : 20th January 2018

Air quality in Delhi-NCR continues to remain severe

The Air Quality Index (AQI) of Delhi-NCR continued to remain in the ‘severe’ category on Friday.

published on : 19th January 2018

Fast reduction of air pollution in China in 2017

Air pollution levels in 338 Chinese cities, including Beijing, have plummeted last year due to series of measures taken by the government to improve air quality.

published on : 18th January 2018

Microwaves ‘alone’ emit as much carbon dioxide as 7 million cars: Study

The findings indicated that microwaves emit 7.7 million tonnes of carbon dioxide per year in the EU, which is equivalent to the annual emissions of 6.8 million cars.

published on : 18th January 2018

European Union sets 2030 target for recyclable plastic packaging

The European Union unveiled plans Tuesday for all plastic packaging in Europe to be recyclable by 2030 and phase out single-use plastic like coffee cups to fight pollution.

published on : 17th January 2018

Centre, Delhi join hands against air pollution: Environment minister Harsh Vardhan

The Minister said that a team consisting 70 officials from Union Environment, Forest and Climate Change Ministry and the Delhi government will initiate the joint campaign from February 10 onwards.

published on : 12th January 2018

Toxic nitrogen dioxide level rises in Delhi despite fall in diesel consumption

The concentration of nitrogen dioxide (NO2), a toxic gaseous pollutant, substantially rose in Delhi in 2017, despite a fall in diesel consumption.

published on : 10th January 2018

Beijing records best air quality in five years in 2017

According to the bureau, the average PM2.5 level in 2017 was 58 micrograms per cubic meter -- down 20.5 percent from the year before.

published on : 3rd January 2018

2017: Delhi air pollution, Ganga and Yamuna rejuvenation kept NGT busy

NGT expressed its anguish at the AAP government for not taking preventive steps to deal with air pollution and rapped it for implementing the odd-even scheme at the 'whims' of its officers.

published on : 31st December 2017

Delhi and NCR citizens will soon need five oxygen cylinders a day to survive pollution, warn experts

Rising pollution levels in Delhi and the extended National Capital Region could soon see inhabitants walking around with oxygen cylinders on their backs to counter it, warn experts.

published on : 30th December 2017

Air pollution and other woes that made it challenging for Delhi's transport department in 2017

With the number of registered vehicles crossing the one-crore mark and air pollution taking centre-stage among the issues in the national capital.

published on : 30th December 2017

Failure of authorities made Delhi a polluting city: High Court 

The Delhi High Court has rapped authorities in the city saying had kept their eyes open, the national capital would not have become a 'polluting city'.

published on : 28th December 2017

Delhi deploys marshals to check pollution offences

Trained to act as the eyes and ears of the government, the marshals will report incidents of open burning of leaves, garbage or plastic, or open dumping of construction waste.

published on : 27th December 2017
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