Pollution

IITs to give more teeth to pollution forecast

The project aims at identifying the real-time impact of various sources of pollution like vehicles, stubble burning, and dust among others based on which government can take control measures

published on : 16th February 2022

Delhi one step closer to getting info about real-time pollution sources: Kejriwal

The project was approved by the Delhi cabinet and a Memorandum of Understanding was signed in October last year.

published on : 15th February 2022

Hyderabad lake has shrunk, says environment activist Lubna Sarwath

She found that the lake was frothing with toxic foam and was severely polluted with garbage dumped by locals.

published on : 13th February 2022

Clean air & Yamuna, key problems identified in tech infusion initiative

According to environment officials, they have identified at least seven broad areas where technology infusion can help find solutions.

published on : 12th February 2022

Private crusher unit engulfs Tamil Nadu's Eraiyur village in dust and pollution

A petition was even submitted with the pollution control board and the district collector in connection with the issue three weeks ago, but residents claim no action has been taken so far.

published on : 11th February 2022

Delhi government circulates it's Aggregator Policy in public domain 

Taking big steps in its fight against pollution, the Delhi government on Thursday circulated its ambitious Aggregator Policy in public domain.

published on : 11th February 2022

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
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