NGT panel to inspect environmental violations by pharma firm in Vizag

The firm discharged effluents into the soil without proper treatment, thereby contaminating the soil as well as groundwater.

published on : 23rd February 2022

Karnataka's Chamarajanagar has best air quality among Indian cities: CPCB data

Chamarajanagar has the best air quality among 132 cities in the country, as per the Air Quality Index (AQI) by the Central Pollution Control Board.

published on : 19th February 2022

Temperature sees a drop as heavy rain lashes Delhi

The weatherman has forecast partly cloudy sky with possibility of drizzle and moderate fog on Monday morning.

published on : 10th January 2022

Five years on, Varanasi still chokes as air pollution level exceeds safe limits as prescribed by Central Pollution Control Board

PM Modi’s Parliamentary Constituency requires air pollution management in its smart city plans.

published on : 15th December 2021

AQI plunges to 'severe' zone in Delhi as light rain traps pollutants

Overcast skies, low temperature, calm winds and very light rain adding to the high humidity levels trapped the pollutants, leading to further deterioration of the air quality.

published on : 3rd December 2021

Delhi air quality still in ‘very poor’ zone: Experts

The air quality index (AQI) in the national capital was recorded in the ‘very poor’ category on Saturday morning, according to data issued by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

published on : 28th November 2021

Low wind, less sunlight affect air quality in Delhi

The pollution situation in the city is likely to remain similar at least till November 21, after which winds are likely to be strong and help in dispersion.

published on : 20th November 2021

Pollution levels in Delhi may spike in three days as wind speeds to fall further

A forecast of slowing down of local surface winds from Wednesday onwards may again lead to a spike in the pollution levels over the next three days, warned government agencies.

published on : 16th November 2021

Delhi's PM levels show slight improvement

However, air quality is likely to remain in ‘severe’ category at least over the next five days, warns government agencies

published on : 14th November 2021

CPCB advises people to avoid going outdoors in view of severe air pollution in Delhi

It was observed that meteorological conditions will be highly unfavourable for dispersion of pollutants till November 18 in view of low winds with calm conditions during the night.

published on : 12th November 2021

Very poor air quality in Delhi for first time this season, may worsen post-Diwali

While at present the share of smoke from stubble burning to the overall pollution levels in the city is low, it is mainly local pollutants, dip in mercury and the festive rush behind the spike.

published on : 3rd November 2021

89 per cent complaints pending in Delhi-NCR: Central Pollution Control Board data

According to the CPCB, most complaints are related to construction and demolition activities, unpaved roads, road dust, open dumping of garbage and industrial waste and traffic congestion.

published on : 1st November 2021

Delhi air quality likely to reach ‘very poor’ zone

As per the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Delhi’s overall air quality index (AQI) on Thursday was 283, in the higher end of the ‘poor’ category. 

published on : 30th October 2021

Not so pure TN waterbodies seek immediate attention

CPCB report says sewage, faecal contamination of State’s waterbodies could be very high, Poondi being the worst hit

published on : 20th October 2021

CPCB drafts guidelines for decommissioning thermal power plants

In a first, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has prepared the draft guidelines for the decommissioning of thermal power plants.

published on : 28th August 2021
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