As per section 5.2.8 (IV) of National Environment Policy (NEP) - 2006, Ambient Noise is included as environmental quality parameter and is being monitored in specific urban areas regularly.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Action Plan on air pollution and smog, 28/11/2016.

KENDRAPADA: The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) with the help of the Jajpur district administration on Monday sealed the Visa Steel plant in the industrial hub of Kalinganagar.

Pollution-control panel puts these on notice for running sans consent

The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has issued an order to extend the ban on generators and to continue the closure of all units of the Badarpur Thermal Power Plant till January 31 next ye

MoEF cites usage of sub-critical technology

The BDA has also not obtained mandatory consent under the Water (Preservation and Control of Pollution) Act of 1974 and Air (Preservation and Control of Pollution) Act of 1981, the petition says.

Delhi Pollution Control Committee on Thursday wrote to Delhi Police and to the customs department, asking them to ensure that import of prohibited firecrackers into Delhi is not permitted.

The Madras High Court Bench here has held that it is not competent to entertain public interest litigation (PIL) petitions on environmental issues since the jurisdiction was vested exclusively with

ROURKELA: In a major relief to hotels and restaurants in Rourkela, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has reduced pollution compensation penalty, but directed the hotels to strictly adhere to air an