Enable Block: 

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Monitoring of Air Quality, 01/08/2017.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Arjun Gopal Vs Union of India & Others dated 31/07/2017 regarding air pollution by the bursting of firecrackers. Supreme Court directs that no fire-crackers manufactured shall contain antimony, lithium, mercury, arsenic and lead in any form whatsoever and it is the responsibility of the Petroleum and Explosive Safety Organisation (PESO) to ensure compliance particularly in Sivakasi. Apex Court also makes it clear that for setting up of standards, collaborative efforts will be made between CPCB and PESO.

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany is open in principle to class action lawsuits against carmakers engulfed in the diesel emissions cheating scandal, the Transport Ministry said on Monday ahead of a diesel

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vardhaman Kaushik Vs. Union of India & Others dated 28/07/2017 regarding registration of BS-IV compliant diesel trucks. Application filed by the Delhi Cantonment Board is allowed by the Tribunal subject to the condition that the diesel trucks of Delhi Cantonment Board which are 10 years old will not be used any more and they will be auctioned for the purpose of dismantling and/or being plied in the area outside of Delhi which have been identified as the area where the ambient air quality is within the prescribed standards.

VASCO: If what the Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said regarding coal handling turns out to a reality, Vasoites can heave a sigh of relief!

GURUGRAM: While air pollution levels were low for a change in Gurgaon during the past week, levels of PM2.5 again increased on Thursday, making Gurgaon the second most polluted city in the country.

Darlaghat units exempted from being included in eco-sensitive zone of Majathal sanctuary

The Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) has launched the report "Hidden Price Tags: How ending fossil fuel subsidies would benefit our health" providing the first-ever comparison of fossil fuel subsidies and the costs to health associated with air pollution from fossil fuels.

NEW DELHI: In about seven years, Indians would know to what extent air pollution may be impacting their lung function.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 26/07/2017 regarding air pollution caused by bursting of fire crackers. The Court noted that no standards have been laid down by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) with regard to air pollution caused by bursting of fire crackers and it is also not clear whether "Petroleum & Explosives Safety Organization (PESO) is capable of determining the extent of air pollution that could be caused by bursting of fire crackers".

Pages