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CPCB lashes out at Delhi traffic police, civic bodies for not timely addressing air pollution complaints

In its notice to the Delhi Traffic Police, the CPCB said it is observed that out of 429 complaints forwarded by the CPCB Sameer App, 213 complaints were resolved, but not within 24 hours.

published on : 16th January 2019

Delhi air pollution: CPCB wants action taken against violators

Delhi had recorded over 1,700 pollution violations in December, the maximum being construction and demolition activity, followed by open dumping of garbage.

published on : 16th January 2019

NGT panel recommends Rs 171.34 crore fine on Volkswagen for causing air pollution in Delhi

The expert committee in its report has estimated that Volkswagen cars released approximately 48.678 tonnes of NOx in 2016 in the national capital.

published on : 15th January 2019

Air quality ‘improves’ to poor category

Winds helped to improve air quality from ‘severe’ to ‘poor’ category in the National Capital on Monday.

published on : 15th January 2019

40 per cent dip in Bhogi pollution in Chennai

Out of the 15 stations monitored, only 2 clocked PM10 levels in excess of 200 µg/m3

published on : 15th January 2019

Air quality turns severe as wind speed comes down 

Air quality was in the ‘severe’ category on Sunday as wind speed came down in the national capital.

published on : 14th January 2019

Delhi gasps for breath again as air quality dips to 'Very Poor'

Due to the foggy weather, at least 9 trains were rescheduled after getting delayed by at least 2 hours.

published on : 13th January 2019

Air quality in Delhi drops to ‘very poor’, likely to improve over next two days

The city’s air quality was recorded in the ‘poor’ category on Wednesday and Thursday, as increased wind speed helped in dissipating pollutants and cleansing the air.

published on : 12th January 2019

Activists see red over pollution of Periyar by industries; Pollution Control Board vows action

Pressure is mounting on the Kerala State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) to act tough on violations of waste discharge into the Periyar River.

published on : 12th January 2019

India launches new bid to battle dirty air

Air quality in the country has deteriorated to critical levels in recent years, with the capital New Delhi and 13 other Indian cities in the top 15 of a UN list of the world's most polluted cities.

published on : 11th January 2019

Plan to combat pollution in 102 cities launched 

According to the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, the NCAP will be a mid-term, five-year action plan with 2019 as the first year. 

published on : 11th January 2019

Hill stations feel winter chill; Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board issues warning  

Hill station Valparai is close to freezing point with the minimum temperature dropping to a record 2 degree Celsius on Thursday, which is the season’s lowest for Tamil Nadu.  

published on : 11th January 2019

Won’t settle for anything else: Chikkaballapur MLA Dr K Sudhakar

Chikkaballapur MLA from Congress Dr K Sudhakar has threatened to make an announcement on January 14 at Vidhana Soudha.

published on : 10th January 2019

Karnataka CM clears 4 names, but fog over pollution board lingers

The Chief Minister is also yet to clear the appointments of political and parliamentary secretaries along with the Special Representative in New Delhi.

published on : 10th January 2019

CPCB issues notice to Tamil Nadu Petroproducts for air pollution

The unit was inspected by a team of officials from the regional directorate of CPCB in Bengaluru, on November 8 and 9.

published on : 10th January 2019
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