April 09, 2021 8:49 pm
Following directions by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), the Pollution Control Board had, in 2019, asked all states and UTs to enforce fuel policies regarding the use of pet coke and furnace oil.
February 20, 2021 1:31 am
Overall, concentration of both PM 10 and PM 2.5 was two-and-half times higher than the permissible limit set by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) for ambient air quality.
December 11, 2020 3:00 am
On Thursday, Delhi’s air quality index (AQI) improved to the poor category from very poor and severe range after 10 days, with a 24-hour average reading of 284, lower than 358 on Wednesday
November 11, 2020 6:11 pm
In case of any violation, strict action such as imposition of penalty and a temporary stoppage of construction activities should be taken against the violators, the CPCB order read.
October 16, 2020 5:00 pm
CPCB Member Secretary Prashant Gargava said the PM10 concentration between September 1 and October 14 this year has been more as compared to the corresponding period last year.
October 07, 2020 5:47 pm
Listing out a series of tasks to be accomplished across Delhi, the Central Pollution Control Board asked in a letter to the Delhi government on Tuesday to take early action on dumping of mixed municipal solid waste at three dump sites in Bhalswa, Ghazipur and Okhla.
July 07, 2020 10:50 pm
The green panel directed CPCB to enforce its directions for recovery of compensation for the continuing damage to the environment as per 'Polluter Pays' principle.
July 01, 2020 4:42 pm
The court said this was an "important issue", and asked the authorities to respond to a PIL which claimed that untreated COVID-19 biomedical waste generated by hospitals, pathology labs was being dumped at the Aadharwadi dumping ground in Kalyan, in violation of all the central waste disposal guidelines.
May 27, 2020 1:49 pm
The CPCB also issued notice to the industrial unit, Rana Sugars Ltd (Distillery Division), at village Belwara in Moradabad, as to why a environmental compensation of Rs 3.16 crore should not be levied on it for the violations.
May 23, 2020 8:22 pm
Asking for a detailed report on the issue, the green panel directed that once industrial and other activities resume, it should be ensured that all the environment laws are complied with.