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Plastic packaging: NGT asks expert panel to probe if more norms needed to restrict its use

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel formed the panel which comprises representatives of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, Bureau of Indian Standards, Central Pollution Control Board and Directorate General of Health Services.

1,048 violations seen in February: Pollution watchdog

On Thursday, Delhi’s air quality was recorded as poor, with an AQI value of 266. This was a deterioration from the moderate air quality the capital witnessed on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Delhi: Thick haze engulfs city, CPCB says action by agencies 'inadequate'

Talking tough on pollution in Delhi, the Supreme Court on Monday asked the CPCB to prosecute government officials for not acting on around 250 complaints received by it from citizens.

Finalise emission norms for diesel locomotives: NGT to MoEF

The lawyer appearing for CPCB told the tribunal that the statement made by him on May 22 was not correct and the facts were not brought to the notice of the tribunal.

NGT directs pollution control body to inspect industries in Greater Noida

The NGT directed the pollution watchdogs to place their action report by the next day of hearing on May 11.

Sorry children, school won’t shut on bad air days

Centre also won’t order private cars to ply on alternate days or restrict govt vehicles.

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Allahabad HC allows immersion of idols in Ganga, Yamuna

The district and state authorities have been asked to ensure that the immersion was carried out in strict adherence with the guidelines of the Central Pollution Control Board passed in 2010.

Tribunal asks pollution control board to fix standards for vehicle horns

Honking is a major source of sound pollution and each year around 1.5 crore vehicles are added.

Haryana blames Delhi,UP for polluting state’s water

Haryana has once again blamed the Delhi and Uttar Pradesh governments for polluting Haryana water flowing in Gurgaon canal.

A missing agenda

The environment is yet to figure in India’s pre-election debates

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Supreme Court puts a partial ban on firecrackers just before Diwali

The Supreme Court has put a partial ban on firecrackers and asked central and state pollution boards to monitor air quality a week before and after Diwali. Here’s what the court said.

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