Ban on medical, dairy & textile industries lifted, but restrictions on construction activities remain until further notice
This means even smaller cities with lower annual average levels record pollution levels as bad as or even worse than Delhi’s.
The system can predict probability of dense fog cover, when air quality reduces to less than 200 metres and up to 50 metres.
Officers of the VACB were in for a surprise when they raided an Aluva flat belonging to an official with the Kerala State Pollution Control Board.
According to the data shared by the minister, Uttar Pradesh has the most operational GPIs at 1,088, followed by Haryana at 600.
In an order in July 2016, the tribunal said that its direction for deregistration of diesel vehicles, which are more than 10 years old, will be complied with effectively and without default.
Anti-corruption officers unearth Rs 20 lakh cash stashed inside pressure cooker from pollution board officer's flat in Kerala's Aluva
It was only six months ago that Harees got transferred to the Kottayam KPCB office after being promoted to the post of environmental engineer.
A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana took note of a report filed by the commission which informed it that a decision to lift the ban on certain industries has been taken.
Absence of strong western disturbance has resulted in less dispersal of pollutants: Experts
Pollution levels expected to remain same until at least Dec 17 when winds may pick up
As authorised by the Supreme Court, the CAQM will take the final call regarding reopening of schools.
On Monday, C4C, an organisation dedicated to helping citizens, gathered at Cubbon Park to spread awareness on noise pollution.
Delhi's air quality again plunged to ‘very poor’ zone on Monday, after showing minor improvement over the past two days.
The letter by the DCPCR chief further stated that 'the school closures policy assumes that the families own air purifiers'.
The second case was reported last week when a fully-vaccinated individual with a travel history to Zimbabwe and South Africa tested positive for the new Covid variant.