Pollution

Hyderabad is second most polluted city in southern India

Hyderabadis are breathing the second-most toxic air in southern India.

published on : 28th January 2022

Hyderabad has second worst pollution in South India: Greenpeace report

It is only marginally behind Visakhapatnam in terms of pollution levels

published on : 27th January 2022

AQI in Maharashtra's Chandrapur city crosses 400; fog apparent trigger

An official said that their stations have registered the air quality index in Chandrapur exceeding 400 on Monday and the air quality index at Chandrapur Thermal Power Station crossing 325.

published on : 24th January 2022

Bengaluru city retains air quality of 2020 lockdown: Centre for Science and Environment data

For Bengaluru, the number of 'good' AQI days in 2021 stood at 208 -- just marginally lower than the 214 days recorded in 2020.

published on : 22nd January 2022

Government aggregator policy for adoption of EVs in Delhi

Environment Minister Gopal Rai said that the policy will provide a necessary push to the aggregator industry to become environment friendly.

published on : 16th January 2022

Rourkela Steel Plant to check pollution in Brahmani river

This will be done before discharging the treated effluent to the Guradhi nullah through nine outfalls to a lagoon which acts as an oxidation pond for secondary treatment.

published on : 14th January 2022

High ammonia levels in Yamuna  affecting water supply: DJB

The WTPs at Chandrawal, Wazirabad and Okhla can treat up to 90 million gallons of water a day, 135 MGD and 20 MGD, respectively. 

published on : 13th January 2022

As funds lie unused, Chennai pollution levels rise, Thoothukudi data stay shrouded

Besides, Rs 3.06 crore received under the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) remains unutilised due to officials’ apathy.

published on : 11th January 2022

Carbon black layer on Periyar river in Kochi, water sample to be tested

Preliminary analysis indicates the release of waste from the industrial area of Edayar to be the reason for discolouration and pollution.

published on : 10th January 2022

Delhi sees highest rainfall for January in last 27 years, air quality sees improvement

The record rainfall led to waterlogging at several low-lying areas, including New Friends Colony, Pul Prahladpur, Ring Road and Mandawali among others.

published on : 8th January 2022

NGT panel submits interim report on Simhadri thermal power plant

The report pointed out that a detailed implementation status of the rehabilitation master plan for rehabilitation of 150 families, compensation package, training facility, etc., were not submitted.

published on : 8th January 2022

Breathe easy in greenery

At a time when we have to be careful of every breath we take, thanks to Covid and air pollution, plants seem to have become our best friends.

published on : 5th January 2022

Delhi: Air quality improves as winds pick up pace, respite likely for two days

Air quality is likely to remain so over the next two days owing to easterly winds blowing in the city, carrying moisture that further allows trapping of pollutants.

published on : 4th January 2022

Air quality plunges to 'severe' zone in Delhi

Delhi saw the longest bad air spell in December with six consecutive ‘severe’ air quality days and a fortnight of ‘very poor’ days.

published on : 3rd January 2022

Delhi: Most polluted December in national capital annals

This December saw the longest spell of bad air since air quality records are being maintained in the national capital.

published on : 1st January 2022
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