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.
April 23, 2020 7:02 pm
Due to restrictions on the transport sector and industrial operations, the two major sources of benzene emissions, a 47 per cent reduction in benzene level has been observed, a CPCB report stated.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.