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Compilation of Environment related News Clippings

Date : 18 January 2018

No clearance to power plants if they don't follow norms: MoEF | Read More


Date : 12 January 2018

Chulhas linked to 25% of pollution-related deaths in India | Read More


Date : 11 January 2018

Residential biomass burning, open waste burning responsible for highest PM 2.5 exposure: Study | Read More


Date : 11 January 2018



Date : 25 December 2017

CPCB likely to go for new devices to study Delhi air quality, says official | Read More


Date : 07 December 2017

Over 300 coal-based power plants continue to emit more as deadline to comply with strict emission norms ends | Read More


Date : 03 December 2017

‘Graded plan reason why air better this year’ | Read More


Date : 21 November 2017

Get SMS alert for pollution certificate | Read More


Date : 17 October 2017

Graded Action Plan to come into force on October 17 | Read More


Date : 27 September 2017

City better equipped to curb pollution this winter | Read More


Date : 02 August 2017

Today is Earth Overshoot Day | Read More


Date : 26 July 2017

Corporations start crackdown on polluting sites in Delhi | Read More


Date : 19 July 2017

Ganga's plight is no different from that of the 'holy cow' | Read More


Date : 13 July 2017

हरिद्वार की गंगा में कचरा फेंकना पड़ेगा महंगा, 50000 रुपये तक का होगा जुर्माना | Read More


Date : 06 June 2017

Water Quality Index set to be announced soon | Read More


Date : 01 June 2017

CPCB team arrives to monitor KTPS air pollution over 2 days | Read More


Date : 26 May 2017

CPCB directs SPCBs to check emissions & effluents | Read More


Date : 02 May 2017

Three-year plan to let Delhi breathe | Read More


Date : 28 April 2017

How pollution is depleting the quality of life | Read More


Date : 29 March 2017

5,000 health care facilities get showcause notices for pollution | Read More

CPCB norms seek to cap lead content in paints at 90 ppm | Read More


Date : 07 February 2017

No ban on polluting fuels, SC raps Centre | Read More

Govt eases rules for clearance of non-polluting industrial projects | Read More


Date : 03 February 2017

NGT rejects residents’ plea to shift Okhla waste plant | Read More


Date : 01 February 2017

Low pollution led to warmer January? | Read More


Date : 18 January 2017

Air pollution problem 'very serious', urgent steps needed: Supreme Court | Read More


Date : 17 January 2017

Centre notifies green action plan for delhi | Read More


Date : 22 December 2016

NGT notices to 1,418 defaulters | Read More


Date : 30 November 2016

'No study that stubble burning impacts air' | Read More


Date : 28 November 2016

NGT directs Delhi government to impound diesel four-wheelers | Read More


Date : 04 October 2016

Delhi tops most polluted megacity list, says WHO | Read More

Bhalswa landfill emits toxic fumes but there’s no quick fix | Read More


Date : 09 September 2016

10-20% rise in ozone levels in India, harmful for lungs and crops: Report | Read More

1.4m lives lost in India due to air pollution in ’13: Study | Read More


Date : 07 September 2016

Your perfumes may pollute the environment | Read More


Date : 01 September 2016

Close industrial units in residential areas: NGT | Read More


Date : 06 June 2016



Date : 26 April 2016

Mumbai noisiest city, Delhi at No. 4 | Read More


Date : 22 April 2016

No impact of odd-even on pollution: CPCB to NGT | Read More

E-waste Generation in India to Touch 3 Million T by 2018 | Read More


Date : 21 April 2016

Reduce exposure to toxic air in city, says US expert | Read More


Date : 19 April 2016

Air not clear over scheme impact | Read More


Date : 18 April 2016

Noise-high Capital looks for ways to tame decibel demons | Read More

Among metros, Delhi worst hit by PM2.5: Study | Read More


Date : 05 March 2016

Environment Ministry releases new categorisation of industries | Read More


Date : 18 February 2016

Website, app launched for easy access to green info | Read More


Date : 02 February 2016

Govt ropes in 8 ministries for better coordination to clean up Ganga | Read More


Date : 21 January 2016

Centre orders closure of 150 polluting industries Ganga | Read More


Date : 13 January 2016

CPCB to Delhi: take specific steps to check pollution, meet deadline | Read More


Date : 07 January 2016

Central Pollution Control Board had issued “show cause notice” | Read More


Date : 31 December 2015

Act now to improve Delhi air quality : CPCB | Read More

PUBLIC NOTICE: A Control Room has been set up in CPCB to facilitate... | Read More


Date : 26 November 2015

Using Waste Plastic for Road Construction Mandatory Now | Read More


Date : 30 September 2015

Delhi will get mobile air quality stations for area-wise monitoring | Read More


Date : 14 August 2015

Big campaign to check air pollution in NCR | Read More

Measures being taken to tackle pollution in NCR : Javadekar | Read More

Disposal of waste from Bhopal tragedy site begins | Read More


Date : 07 August 2015

Incinerator told to stop dumping fly ash | Read More


Date : 30 July 2015

Don’t blow hot and cold on clearing the air | Read More


Date : 29 July 2015

Marshals will check leaf burning in New Delhi | Read More


Date : 21 July 2015

NGT fumes at city govt’s diesel reply | Read More


Date : 16 July 2015

Dense development can cut car use, clean up air | Read More


Rain clears Delhi air of dangerous pollutants | Read More


Date : 15 July 2015

NGT fumes, govt hides behind fig leaf | Read More


Date : 14 July 2015

‘If not car, what’s the polluter?’ | Read More


Date : 09 July 2015

Drinking water from sewage, a first for the Capital | Read More


Date : 08 July 2015

Over 100 cities to be added to pollution monitoring network | Read More


Date : 01 July 2015

Polluted units in Ganga basin upload data online | Read More


Polluting Industries yield to crackdown | Read More


Green body to track gas emissions online | Read More


Pollution war: Construction waste focus of draft rules | Read More


Date : 26 June 2015

Vehicles, generators nullified measures to clean Delhi’s air | Read More


Trucks will pay fee for polluting city air | Read More


Date : 24 June 2015

Dams will hinder Clean Ganga: Uma | Read More


Date : 22 June 2015

NGT seeks response from govt on dirty water | Read More


Modi, French Prez to Co-launch Book on Environment | Read More


Planned in phases: Paris shows way to clean air | Read More


Despite being less polluted than Delhi, Paris fighting it better | Read More


Date : 12 June 2015

New guidelines to curb construction pollution | Read More


Date : 11 June 2015

Govt may replace expert panel on Ganga with technocrats | Read More


Date : 10 June 2015

Pollution body in monitoring mess | Read More


Date : 03 June 2015

Toxic air pushing many into a corner | Read More


Date : 02 June 2015

Feeling breathless in ‘gas chamber’ Delhi | Read More


China fixed Beijing air with iron hand | Read More


WHO: Air pollution is world’s top environmental health risk | Read More


Date : 01 June 2015

Did I jeopardize my kids’ health by moving to Delhi? | Read More


Date : 22 May 2015

Kanpur drain hurdle for clean Ganga, IIT roped in | Read More


Date : 19 May 2015

Gaps in IIT emission study: NGT | Read More


Date : 18 May 2015

Vehicle ban: Centre to oppose it today | Read More


Date : 04 May 2015

What’s fouling air? Data puzzling govt | Read More


Date : 03 May 2015

Air pollution campaign not anti-development: Activists | Read More


Date : 01 May 2015

Waste burning ban goes up in smoke in NCR | Read More


Date : 13 April 2015

Improve air to better kids’ lung function | Read More


Make the Polluter Pay | Read More


Date : 11 April 2015

Only decongestion will help clean Delhi’s dirty air | Read More


A new Vehicle for Clean Air | Read More


NGT seeks pollution report from landfill sites | Read More


One-day deadline to act on dust pollution | Read More


Date : 08 April 2015

Death by breath: Green Tribunal acts | Read More


Colour – coding for industries soon | Read More


NGT bans diesel vehicles over 10 yrs old | Read More


Date : 07 April 2015

Now, colour-coded air alerts PM launches national air quality index | Read More


Thirst for diesel food for poison | Read More


Date : 06 April 2015

Millennium City clueless about its air quality | Read More


Ganga cleaning: Centre breather for industries | Read More


Date : 01 April 2015

Leave Delhi: That’s what doctors are prescribing to a record surge of patients with serious respiratory ailments triggered by city’s toxic air | Read More


Delhi has to act on pollution: Javadekar pulls up state govt for delay in submitting action plan to improve Air Quality | Read More


Govt moves high court to enforce plastic bag ban | Read More


Centre says toxic air is Delhi govt’s headache | Read More


Date : 31 March 2015

Seven years ago, everyone saw Delhi’s air take a deadly U-turn but no one did a thing | Read More


At Centre, state: pollution no-control boards | Read More


Date : 27 March 2015

From April, colour code for air quality Experts Say More Monitoring Sites Needed | Read More


Date : 25 March 2015

Used CFL bulbs a health hazard Study Say 74kg Mercury Released From 14.9M Lamps in Capital in 2014 | Read More


Study on mobile radiation begins AIIMS, IIT-D Among 17 Top Bodies Asked By Centre To Probe Its Health Impact | Read More


Date : 24 March 2015

Clean-up plans fail in muddy Yamuna, NGT seeks action Taking Note Govt planning to bring river under Environment Protection Act Read More


Date : 18 March 2015

‘India must leapfrog to Euro VI as benefits outweigh costs’ | Read More


Date : 17 March 2015

Govt gets ‘last opportunity’ to enforce NGT orders on air pollution |Read More


‘Check impact of old diesel vehicles on air’ | Read More


Centre to seek states’ views before amending green laws | Read More


Date : 12 March 2015

As Delhi air thickens, govt still awaits study on pollution to draft policy | Read More


Date : 11 March 2015

Centre plans uniform model to make pollution data ‘authentic’ | Read More


Now air quality data only after CPCB authentication | Read More


Date : 27 February 2015

Delhi Most Polluted among 16 NCR Cities: CPCB Study | Read More


Germany Monitors Delhi’s Air Quality | Read More


Capital’s dust pollution chokes unprotected construction workers | Read More


Green court glare on polluting DTC buses | Read More


Delhi Greenest Among All Metro Cities of India | Read More


Date : 26 February 2015

Delhi’s Air Show Sees a Flurry of Foreign Exits | Read More


Date : 25 February 2015

You are not safe indoors either AWARENESS Indoor pollution is major cause of cancer | Read More


Date : 23 February 2015

Desi thermal plants worst polluters CSE’s Study Rates 47 Coal-Based Plants | Read More


Date : 22 February 2015

Air quality in India curtails lifespan by 3 years: US study | Read More


Badarpur among most polluting and wasteful power plants: Study CSE Findings Back Stand Of Discoms Which Want It To Be Decommissioned | Read More


Air Pollution on his mind, CM asks babus for offbeat ideas Tells Them He’s not Satisfied with Slow Response To Crisis | Read More


New Industry norms raise concern | Read More


Date : 20 February 2015

US to monitor air quality in Delhi now | Read More


Industrial zone vacant as factories shift to villages to escape anti-pollution norms | Read More


Date : 19 February 2015

Relief for industries will choke city WARNING Environmentalists write to CM | Read More


Polluting coal not a very good option, say experts | Read More


Date : 17 February 2015

DELHI REACHES WHEEZING POINT Temperature fluctuations & fine particulate matter 10 times higher | Read More


‘Make Environment Protection People’s Movement’ The minister is confident that govt will take action on Climate Change.. | Read More


Air Pollution level in city schools ‘alarmingly high’ | Read More


Date : 29 January 2015

Clean Ganga Stretch in J'Khand to be a priority | Read More


Germany to Partner India in Cleaning Ganga | Read More


Date : 15 January 2015

Yamuna Order: DJB faces cleanup challenge Official confident But Underperforming STPs Main Problem | Read More

A maiden step towards a clean Yamuna Interceptor sewer, treatment plant and five water ATMs inaugurated. Read More


Donations to Swach Bharat Kosh, Clean Ganga now part of CSR MUMBAI : The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has included donations to the Swach Bharat Kosh and the Clean Ganga Fund… Read More


Air pollution on Diwali getting worse NEW DELHI: The festival of light seems to be the worst time for people suffering from asthma and other respiratory… Read More


Winter months worst for Delhi, says Central Pollution Control Board study NEW DELHI: The capital seems to be experiencing the worst air pollution during winter. An analysis of July and November 2013 air quality index (AQI)… Read More


NGT slaps Rs. 5 cr. fine on sugar mills “Simbhaoli mills and distillery direct source of polluting the river Ganga” Read More


E-waste dismantlers flout pollution, safety norms Agencies ‘Clueless’ About Units in Seelampur, Other Areas. Read More


Waste - to - Power units pose grave threat to Delhities CHRONIC respiratory problems are looming on a large number of residential colonies in east and North-west Delhi, Read More


Upload report on polluting industries operating near Ganga Yamuna, NGT tells pollution board The National Green tribunal (NGT) directed the entral Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to upload its report on “seriously polluting industries” Read More


Key pollutants in huge quantity pose health risk at Anand Vihar. HAZARDOUS Diesel buses and trucks are biggest killers. Smog lowers resistance to respiratory tract infections, indicating considerable health risk for Delhiites. Read More


Cancer in the Capital's air: How Delhi's pollution poses a health risk to millions Many areas in the city of nearly 18 million people have high concentrations of toxic PAHs posing major health risks, a Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) study found. Read More


GSPCB nod for Panaji's Rs 1.20 crore air pollution monitoring station PANAJI: The Goa state pollution control board (GSPCB) has approved a decision to set up a continuous ambient air quality monitoring station in Panaji to measure air pollution. Read More


Karaikal’s ambient air quality to be monitored Puducherry Power Corporation Limited, Polagam; Perunthalaivar Kamarajar College of Education, Nehru Nagar; and the Government Tourism Home, Kovilpathu, now have ambient air quality monitoring stations here. Read More


571 industries were not complying with pollution standard NEW DELHI: Government today said it has identified 3266 highly polluting industries, including power plants, of which 571 industries were not complying with prescribed standards. Read More


Hospitals raise concern over poor disposal of bio-medical waste BHOPAL: Hospitals and health care facilities from Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan raised concern over disposal of hospital waste during the one-day meet on bio-medical waste management organized by zonal office of central pollution control board (CPCB) here on Friday. Read More


Foul air, everywhere Vehicular traffic, garbage burning and construction dust are all the usual suspects contributing to air pollution in Indian cities. But did you know that in Chennai, around 5.4 per cent of the particulate matter in the air is on account of the cheerful bakeries that dot the city? Read More


Every fifth hospital violating bio-medical waste norms: Pollution Control Board BHOPAL: One fifth of hospitals and healthcare facilities operating in state capital are neither properly disposing of bio-medical waste nor are running with valid authorization. Bio-medical waste from these centres are dumped into Upper Lake either through public sewer lines or in the form of municipal solid waste. Read More Read More

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