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Delhi Pollution Control Committee


Why reducing size of Delhi's garbage mountains is easier said than done

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.

To prevent fires at Ghazipur landfill, Delhi to adopt 'gas sucking system' to absorb emissions of methane gas

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.

Summer action plan to curb pollution in Delhi to kick off on Tuesday

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.

Living in shadow of Delhi's tallest garbage mountain, Ghazipur locals continue to gasp for fresh air

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.

Delhi: AQI ‘very poor’ again, slight relief over next 2 days

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.

Farm fires cross 5,000, impact on Delhi air peaks

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.

Delhi: Pollution control body to sign agreement with Tata Projects, NBCC to operate, maintain Connaught Place smog tower

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.

32 construction sites in Delhi fined for violating dust control norms

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.

Delhi: Rs 5L fine on three waste to energy plants over air pollution

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.

Dust Management Committee recommends air quality monitors at all large construction sites in Delhi

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.