Angry residents blame officials for worsening air quality

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Arjun Gopal & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 31/10/2018 regarding the issue of burning of firecrackers during Diwali and other festivals/occasions.

Supreme Court directs that:

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 29/10/2018 regarding air pollution control in NCR Delhi.

Amicus Ccuriae has placed before the Court some submissions on urgent actions to control air pollution in NCR which the Court wants to impelemented with immediate effect. These suggestions which are now the directions of the Supreme Court are the following:

The Supreme Court ruled out imposing a complete ban on the sale of firecrackers during Diwali but put certain conditions in place for the sale and use of firecrackers.

Ministers from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives attacked on Thursday a proposal by the Social Democrats to fine carmakers who fail to offer diesel hardware retrofits, opening a new battle f

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/10/2018 regarding air pollution control in Delhi. In an affidavit dated 29.08.2018, it was stated that 350 tasks have been identified for improvement of traffic flow in the identified 28 ‘A’ category corridors.

Source-wise clean air action plan and compliance strategy for Delhi and NCR to meet clean air standards: Strategies to reduce vehicle numbers on roads, Action to reduce vehicular emissions, Non-motorized transport (NMT)network,.

NEW DELHI: Delhi environment minister Imran Hussain Wednesday directed various agencies to ensure that norms for dust control are maintained at construction sites and while transporting related mat

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vinay Shivanand Nayak Vs. State of Karnataka & Others dated 26/09/2018. The principal question requiring determination in this case is as to whether the State of Karnataka should be permitted to continue with the use of BS-II and III compliant public transport vehicles and also the incidental question as to whether permission should be grant for purchase of 1000 number of BS-IV compliant public transport vehicles as prayed for on behalf of the State Transport Corporation.

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) will not delay implementing a reduction in the amount of sulfur in marine fuel in 2020, officials with the UN’s shipping agency said on Tuesday.