December 17, 2020 9:22 pm
The plant, to be developed in collaboration with Sugarfed, will use paddy straw to produce biogas thereby checking the menace of paddy stubble burning.
December 07, 2020 4:56 am
On a single day this November, the contribution peaked to 42% and remained above 15% on 12 days, which could be the result of a higher number of stubble burning cases in Punjab this year.
December 05, 2020 11:57 am
Calm winds and low temperatures, along with local and regional emissions, has turned Delhi-NCR’s air quality index (AQI) to very poor since November 30. Share of PM2.5 levels from stubble burning in Delhi’s air was 1% on Friday and has been below 7% since November 23.
December 04, 2020 5:25 pm
Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said that the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has issued a notice to the Delhi government to take strict and swift action on the complaints forwarded to it about activities causing pollution in Delhi-National Capital Region.
November 25, 2020 7:24 am
The early start to harvesting this year could be one of the reasons for increased cases of stubble burning in Punjab, according to experts.
November 23, 2020 6:11 pm
Delhi Health Minister Satyender Jain said stubble-burning had caused problems in breathing and those who had COVID-19 inhaled the smoke, which aggravated the seriousness.
November 07, 2020 4:30 pm
The tweet by Mayawati comes a day after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath directed officials to ensure that farmers are not harassed or misbehaved with them when action is taken against stubble burning.
November 05, 2020 4:10 am
Two days ago, Varanasi police arrested a farmer for allegedly burning stubble at Jogiyapur village. Similar FIRs have also been lodged against half-a-dozen people in Mau and Azamgarh districts.
November 02, 2020 7:12 am
“In spite of improved wind conditions, air quality has not progressed as expected due to high stubble-related intrusion and trapping of pollutants during night time due to low wintertime boundary layer height,” a bulletin from SAFAR said on Sunday.
November 01, 2020 6:40 am
At 32%, second highest share of farm fire pollutants so far
June 22, 2020 6:11 pm
Stubble burning is the deliberate setting fire of the straw stubble that remains after wheat is harvested. The smoke from this practice is often blamed as a major factor in Delhi’s air pollution. This is what the data says.