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The country’s current Clean Air Programme proposal needs to urgently take cognisance of the concerns raised by WHO’s urban air quality index, writes TV Jayan

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vardhaman Kaushik Vs. Union of India dated 08/05/2018 regarding garbage being set on fire leading to air pollution, Janakpuri, Delhi, 08/05/2018. Abmber Sachdvea the Applicant has been permitted to file the photographs in the Registry and such filing the Registry will issue Notice enclosing the photographs to the NCT of Delhi and SDMC to file their response.

NOIDA: A two-day conference on curbing air pollution will be organised by National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) from May 8 to 9 in Noida.

Is a civic issue bothering you? Are you agitated over the lack of concern? Is there something heartening that you feel needs to be highlighted?

Deposition and accumulation of light-absorbing carbonaceous aerosol on glacier surfaces can alter the energy balance of glaciers. In this study, 2 years (December 2014 to December 2016) of continuous observations of carbonaceous aerosols in the glacierized region of the Mt. Yulong and Ganhaizi (GHZ) basin are analyzed. The average elemental carbon (EC) and organic carbon (OC) concentrations were 1.51±0.93 and 2.57±1.32 µg m−3, respectively.

The far-reaching efforts were simultaneously directed to prevent pollutants coming from vehicular sources, construction activities, burning crop residue and biomass.

Mpigi — Residents of Mpigi Town Council are up in arms over a recycling plant in their residential area, claiming it emits dangerous smoke.

Communities that live near mines are exposed to particles of dust from these mines, which affect their health.

The Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB) has imposed a fine of Rs 27,500 on 12 farmers of various villages in the district for burning wheat crop residue.

No south Indian city figured in the just- released global air pollution report of the World Health Organisation (WHO).

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