Pollution

Garment printing units in Tamil Nadu's Tiruppur add to pollution

A Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board official said the board, in 2021, issued a closure notice to 40 units in the district for violating norms.

published on : 10th February 2022

Rains lash Delhi at winter's end

The weather office has forecast a generally cloudy sky with light rain or drizzle along with gusty winds.

published on : 10th February 2022

Turtles dying from eating trash show plastics scourge in UAE

When discarded, plastic clogs waterways and chokes animals — not just sea turtles but whales, birds and all sorts of life.

published on : 8th February 2022

NGT directs state pollution bodies to file reports on e-waste recycling industries

Nearly 100-200 "Red category" and highly polluting units are illegally operating in the Sarurpur Industrial area which burns approximately 40-50 tons of E-Waste daily which has made the region toxic.

published on : 8th February 2022

Hockey World Cup venue has too much filth to clear

The RMC estimates the landfill site to have around 68,000 to 1 lakh tonne of mixed waste. Spread over around 10 acres.

published on : 8th February 2022

Burning of coal, garbage too polluting Bengaluru 

With high-rises and tech parks, Bellandur ward biggest contributor  

published on : 5th February 2022

Green Delhi fellowship programme recruits young workforce to steer environment governance 

A major staff shortage at the Delhi government’s environment department has finally ended with the initiation of a new and young workforce. 

published on : 3rd February 2022

Union Budget 2022-23: Rs 3,030 crore allocated to Environment Ministry

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in her budget speech, underlined India's commitment to reduce its carbon footprint, saying the Budget proposes several near-term and long-term actions accordingly.

published on : 1st February 2022

NGT asks 100 industrial units in Maharashtra to pay Rs 186 crore compensation for water pollution

The tribunal also pulled up the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for failing to take action under the PMLA against the industrial units.

published on : 29th January 2022

No pollution certificate, no petrol in Delhi soon

Next time you visit a petrol pump, you may have to show your ‘Pollution Under Control’ certificate to get your vehicle tanked up since the Delhi government is all set to make it mandatory.

published on : 29th January 2022

Long-billed vultures, eagles go missing from Kagaznagar forest

Two to three vultures were also spotted recently, but even they have reportedly migrated since their nests were heavily damaged and there was an absence of food. 

published on : 29th January 2022

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
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