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Central Pollution Control Board


Yamuna water getting ‘critically worse’, CPCB analysis finds

February 23, 2020 2:39 am

Data collected by the CPCB and the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) from 14 river monitoring locations showed except for two points — Palla and Surghat, the water quality failed to meet several quality parameters between 2015 and 2019.

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

June 06, 2019 5:19 pm

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

March 15, 2019 12:48 am

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.

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

November 27, 2018 10:17 pm

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

May 26, 2017 3:18 pm

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

April 24, 2015 2:07 am

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

January 07, 2015 1:44 am

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

Allahabad HC allows immersion of idols in Ganga, Yamuna

September 20, 2014 5:54 pm

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

April 28, 2014 1:49 am

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

A missing agenda

March 18, 2014 9:30 am

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


Supreme Court puts a partial ban on firecrackers just before Diwali

October 23, 2018 3:20 pm

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.