Union Minister Bhupender Yadav holds meeting with NCR states on action plan to mitigate air pollution
The minister said discussions were held over implementation of action plans by states to mitigate pollution due to agriculture stubble burning, dust, construction and demolition waste.
The users of such DG sets also have the option to shift to gas-based generators.
Environmental experts have identified dust on roads and construction sites also as one of the major causes of air pollution.
A tributary of the Cauvery, the river has become so toxic it is turning arable land barren and poisoning groundwater
The U.N. health agency released its revised guidance as climate change is a leading topic at the U.N. General Assembly in New York.
The World Health Organisation said its new air quality guidelines aim to save millions of lives from air pollution.
The commission said it conducted extensive stakeholders’ consultations with NTPC Limited and other state and private power plant operators on the potential use of paddy stubble.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal had started posting updates on air quality index and particulate matter levels from Saturday.
Seeking exemption for immersion of PoP idols, the GHMC had given an undertaking to the SC saying that all waste will be removed from Hussainsagar within a day
City-based environmentalists and activists say that the Ganesh Chaturthi festivities, especially the immersion of idols in several water bodies, will cause a rise in water pollution in the city lakes.
Minister for Tourism, Environment and Ecology Anand Singh on Monday said the State Government will take action against all those causing noise pollution, including mosques and temples.
Centre is yet to give time for meeting on Pusa bio-decomposer, other pollution-related issues, said Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai.
Now, the transport department has asked vehicle owners to carry ‘Pollution Under Control’ (PUC) certificates or else have their driving licences suspended for three months.
14 key departments were ranked based on their performance in resolving pollution-related complaints, received through the 'Green Delhi' app.
They are forced to sit in class, enduring the repulsive stench emitted by the garbage, that occupies almost every inch of the ground, once used for physical activities and games.