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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB)


CPCB issues show-cause notice to 14 thermal power plants for violation of environmental norms

February 06, 2020 3:57 pm

According to the Central Pollution Control Board these plants failed to comply with the directions issues under the Environment protection Act.

Delhi: 2019 saw more ‘good’ air days than 2018; ‘Policy, enforcement helped’

January 04, 2020 2:22 am

While the number of ‘good, satisfactory and moderate’ air quality days increased from 159 to 182, the number of ‘poor, very poor and severe’ days decreased from 206 to 183 in 2019.

Kejriwal distributes masks to school students, says Delhi turned into 'gas chamber'

November 01, 2019 10:20 am

Since Diwali, the pollution in the national capital has been in the 'severe' category, the highest level of pollution.

Delhi: System predicts 4 hotspots that may see pollution spike in October

September 21, 2019 9:40 am

Praising its in-house “bi-weekly forecasting system”, Professor (Dr) Mukesh Khare of IIT-Delhi said the tool can predict “what is going to happen”, “where action should be taken”, and “the major source” of pollution in a particular hotspot.

Delhi's air quality severe, fire cracker or vehicular pollution could result in deterioration: CPCB

December 30, 2018 8:50 pm

The apex court had in October directed that bursting of crackers on Diwali and other festivals be limited to two hours and only "green firecrackers" be sold in Delhi and the National Capital Region.

Air for thought

November 19, 2018 12:07 am

National Capital Region requires a roadmap to tackle pollution throughout the year, not knee-jerk bans.

Central Pollution Control Board writes to Noida District Magistrate over unauthorised firecracker sale

November 10, 2018 4:53 pm

The Supreme Court had in a recent ruling allowed people to burst firecrackers from 8 pm to 10 pm only on Diwali and other festivals. But despite the court order, certain places recorded violations wherein firecrackers were burnt before and after the set time frame.

Dumping of muck into Bhagirathi: NGT directs NHIDCL to deposit Rs 2 crore with CPCB

November 05, 2018 9:17 pm

NGT also directed NHIDCL to conduct soil survey in respect of stability of soil and the geology structure of the areas before undertaking such projects.

CPCB issues guidelines for public to lodge complaints on air pollution in Delhi-NCR

October 31, 2018 8:50 pm

The complaints can be posted on the official page of the CPCB on Facebook and Twitter, filed through its official website or the Sameer app developed by it.

CPCB App shows ambient air quality in Punjab better than Delhi

October 30, 2018 1:32 am

As per the data available on Sameer App of Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Jalandhar recorded worst Air Quality Index (AQI) at 186 in Punjab, followed by Ludhiana at 184 on Monday.