Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vardhaman Kaushik Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 02/08/2016. This application was filed on behalf of the Fire Department, NCT of Delhi on the ground that Fire Department has already condemned 66 diesel vehicles which are more than 10 years old and for maintaining the effectiveness of fire fighting system in Delhi they have purchased 10 new vehicles of BS-IV compliance.

It is further stated in the market no fire fighting equipments vehicles are available so far, which have any other source of energy except diesel.

MUMBAI: At air quality index (AQI) of 52, Mumbai recorded its least polluted day of 2017 on Thursday.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vardhaman Kaushik Vs. Union of India & Othes dated 20/04/2017 regarding steps to control the growing air pollution in NCT Delhi.

Some of the directions passed by NGT are the following:

“The draft report was circulated among stakeholders and major revisions have been made to the report based on their comments,” said an EPCA member

China's Tianjin Port Co Ltd will impose measures to curb the trucking and storage of coal months earlier than expected, as one of the nation's busiest ports complies with government orders in its w

IT was with some reluctance that Ma Xiaobing upgraded his kebab stall by investing in a smoke control device, but he is doing much better business now.

NGT had banned registration of all diesel vehicles – including heavy vehicles but it has allowed authorities like – DJB. Special Protection Group, Delhi Fire Service – to get their new public utility vehicles registered. Registration of heavy duty vehicle for carriage of petroleum products within NCR was also allowed.

This document consists of select NGT orders.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Air and noise pollution in Delhi and NCR, 10/04/2017. The ambient air quality for Delhi and NCR is monitored under the National Air Quality Monitoring Programme comprising of 680 monitoring stations in 300 cities/towns in India including 21 stations in Delhi and NCR.

Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) has drafted a comprehensive action plan for Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) in consultation with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) of the Delhi government.

This is the final report on mandating acceptable fuels and recommending ban on sale and use of furnace oil and pet coke in NCR in compliance with the order of the Hon’ble Supreme Court dated March 6, 2017. EPCA has consulted the state governments of Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, UP and CPCB during finalization of the Comprehensive Action Plan.

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