Central Pollution Control Board

River pollution: NGT gives ultimatum to state governments

Action plan for 380 km river stretch in TN approved; the tribunal has ordered that by March 31, 2020, the States must commence the work for setting up of STPs and connecting drains

published on : 11th December 2019

SC partially lifts ban on construction activities in Delhi-NCR, allows it from 6 am to 6 pm

The apex court perused the report filed by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) which said that construction activities should not be allowed between 6 pm to 6 am.

published on : 9th December 2019

Pollution control board orders closure of non-compliant pyrolysis units in Telangana 

As per report submitted earlier this year to the National Green Tribunal, Telangana had 61 non-compliant tyre pyrolysis units in the country, highest in the country.

published on : 7th December 2019

Delhi chokes again as AQI level oscillates between 'poor' and 'very poor

While in areas such as Mandir Marg, ITO and Lodhi road, the AQI was 271, 281 and 212.

published on : 3rd December 2019

Bhubaneswar to go for realtime monitoring of pollution level

Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Stations will be set up as part of National Clean Air Programme under the Central Sector ‘Control of Pollution’ scheme.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Water in 19 rivers found to be polluted, admits Odisha government

Forest Minister Bikram Keshari Arukh said that the CPCB has identified polluted stretches in Gangua, Daya, Brahmani, Guradih, Mangala, Nagavalli and Kathajodi among other rivers.

published on : 21st November 2019

Reduce air pollution in Vijayawada: NGT to Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board

Vijayawada stands at 45th position among pollution-hit cities in the country with air quality worse than that of Visakhapatnam and Guntur.

published on : 20th November 2019

Not possible to stick to NCAP timelines: Telangana State Pollution Control Board

Earlier, the Central Pollution Control Board had said it would penalise states that failed to stick to timelines while executing clean air action plans.

published on : 20th November 2019

Pollution meet: Action against all negligent officials, says Environment Secretary

Senior officials from the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Ministry of Power and Ministry of Agriculture were also called for the meeting.

published on : 19th November 2019

Defying action plans on air pollution to cost Telangana government dearly

The State has just five continuous ambient air quality monitoring stations as against the requirement of 22 in 14 cities. 

published on : 18th November 2019

Odd-even scheme: SC asks Kejriwal government, CPCB to furnish pollution data

The petition, filed by a Noida-based advocate, has alleged that the Delhi government's November 1 notification on the scheme also violates fundamental rights.

published on : 13th November 2019

Prakash Javadekar reviews steps taken by Delhi, neighbouring states to tackle air pollution

The Union Environment Minister said that contribution of stubble burning in pollution has reduced.

published on : 9th November 2019

Despite being the epicentre of stubble burning, Punjab sees low pollution levels

Most cities in Punjab except Jalandhar are all in the satisfactory to moderate category in terms of air quality index.

published on : 8th November 2019

Air quality 'severe', 'very poor' in Punjab, Haryana; rains predicted after Nov 5

Hisar in Haryana reported the worst air quality in the states as its AQI stood at 487, according to data provided by the Central Pollution Control Board.

published on : 2nd November 2019

Air pollution below national average in Vijayawada this Diwali

APPCB conducts ambient air quality and noise level surveys in three locations by installing diffusion tubes

published on : 30th October 2019
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