May 05, 2022 10:57 am
As mandated by an order passed by the National Green Tribunal in 2019, the biomining of legacy waste began at Ghazipur, Bhalswa and Okhla landfills in October 2019, according to data submitted by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to the Centre.
April 21, 2022 11:28 pm
Orders have been issued to send combined teams of the DPCC and the MCD to Mumbai to get “information about the working model of the gas sucking system,” he added. The Ghazipur landfill falls under the East Delhi Municipal Corporation’s jurisdiction.
April 12, 2022 7:26 am
The ‘summer action plan’ to mitigate air pollution from April to September will begin on Tuesday. It is being rolled out in a manner that is similar to the winter action plan that was in place last winter to deal with sources of air pollution.
April 03, 2022 2:19 pm
A regular issue in election manifestos and often the subject of political blame game, Ghazipur dumping yard has been a long-standing problem with residents around the area complaining of serious health hazards.
November 22, 2021 11:06 am
From November 24 onwards, however, a drop in temperature and a fall in local wind speed could make the dispersion of pollutants difficult.
November 07, 2021 9:36 am
The air quality index remained in the ‘severe’ category on Saturday and stood at a figure of 437, marginally better than the 462 recorded on Friday, according to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) bulletin.
October 10, 2021 8:37 pm
The smog tower has already resulted in expenses worth Rs 20 crore for the government. Of this, Rs 13 crore was spent to install the tower and was paid to Tata Projects and NBCC as their consultancy fees.
October 09, 2021 8:27 pm
A fine of Rs 5 lakh was imposed earlier on L&T for violation of dust mitigation guidelines at a construction site near Pragati Maidan.
August 19, 2021 7:43 am
At Ghazipur, the team found that levels of dioxins, furans, nitrogen oxide, particulate matter and hydrochloric acid were above permissible limits.
August 04, 2021 11:47 am
Construction sites above 20,000 square metres and those that require environmental clearance will have to deposit a bank guarantee that is 1 per cent of the project cost with the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC), the report suggests.