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Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB)


Court rejects PIL challenging ban on use of PoP idols

June 28, 2022 6:59 am

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) had notified guidelines for idol immersion in 2010 and were revised in 2020.

Pune Infra Watch: PMC plans to install 11 sewage treatment plants to clean Mula-Mutha River

March 17, 2022 12:45 pm

The city, excluding the newly merged 34 villages, generates more than 744 million litre per day (MLD) sewage while there are 10 Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) installed by the PMC with a capacity of 567 MLD.

Biomass burning to blame for Delhi haze, study finds

December 16, 2021 10:45 am

Post-monsoon (end of October to around mid-November) haze was largely affected by biomass burning particles likely from “agricultural residue burning emissions in the upwind states of Delhi”, the study notes.

November air in Delhi most polluted in six years, data shows

December 01, 2021 10:33 am

🔴 The average AQI for November this year was 376. The corresponding figure for 2020 was 327, while the air in November 2019 was also cleaner with an average AQI of 312.

Delhi-NCR AQI severe, no respite in offing: Desperate measures

November 14, 2021 1:04 pm

As possibility of a lockdown is explored, experts say such drastic steps to curb pollution defeat the purpose of a graded action plan

Stubble burning share in capital pollution set to rise from 8% to 20%

November 04, 2021 8:44 am

The AQI stood at 314, with PM10 and PM2.5 being the main pollutants. The figure was a few notches higher than the 303 recorded on Tuesday.

Like last year, Karnataka govt likely to allow green crackers this Diwali

October 21, 2021 6:50 pm

Delhi, Odisha and Chandigarh have imposed a complete ban on firecrackers this Diwali season.

Yearly ritual begins as Delhi’s air quality slips to poor

October 16, 2021 7:17 pm

With an increase in the impact of stubble burning on air quality in the national capital, PM2.5 levels have risen

Himachal Pradesh yet to notify policy on polluting industrial fuel

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.

Worst indoor air quality in schools, colleges: IIT Delhi survey

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.