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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.

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With the air quality index putting Delhi’s air under ‘severe category’, the Delhi Government on Tuesday took a slew of measures to mitigate air pollution.

Nagpur: Rising air pollution in India is likely to have a significant impact on long-term rainfall patterns which can cause extensive financial losses, warns the latest United Nations report.

While BS-IV contains 50 parts per million (ppm) sulphur, the BS-VI grade fuel only

Some cities in India attribute more than half of their PM2.5 to this dust

NEW DELHI: Delhi’s transport department is planning to crack down on 10-year-old diesel and 15-year-old petrol vehicles, and about 40 lakh vehicles — going by official figures — are on its radar.

Modifying its earlier order that fixed a slot of two hours from 8 pm to 10 pm for bursting firecrackers on Diwali, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said that the southern states can burst firecrackers

Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding News item published in “Indian Express” Authored by Mallica Joshi Titled “All fiddle as crop stubble burns, farmers say solutions out of reach” dated 30/10/2018 regarding stubble burning in States of Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.

Millions of lives could be saved and one billion people living in Asia could be breathing clean air by 2030 if 25 simple and cost-effective measures are implemented, according to this new UN report. It is the first comprehensive scientific assessment of the air pollution outlook in Asia and the Pacific.

The European Environment Agency (EEA) produces annual air pollution health risk assessments at the European level. These give an objective and comparable estimate of the impacts of air pollution on the population’s health. This briefing provides an overview of the methodology followed in the assessments.

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