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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".

This technical report presents the evidence that was used to develop and assess the UK Air Quality Plan for tackling nitrogen dioxide. It is important to note that whilst this national assessment describes one route to compliance with NO2 limit values it is unlikely to exactly reflect the eventual, locally developed plans.

Crop stubble burning may continue this year too as both Punjab and Haryana governments have submitted that it may be difficult to enforce a complete ban on the act.

NEW DELHI: After a forceful intervention from National Green Tribunal (NGT), the north and south corporations have started a crackdown on polluting sites, especially construction sites and industri

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Conservation Action Trust & Others Vs Ministry of Coal & Others dated 24/07/2017 regarding shutting down of mining operations in mines where coal fires are currently burning with immediate effect. The Applicant has also appealed that the coal industry (Coal India Limited, Bharat Coking Coal Limited, Western Coal Fields Limited and Others) obtain all requisite environmental clearance.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Pollution from thermal power plant, 24/07/2017. The compliance with environmental norms in Thermal power plants is monitored by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), State Pollution Control Boards and Pollution Control Committees.

Banning diesel cars in European cities could hamper automakers' ability to invest in zero-emission vehicles, the European Union's commissioner for industry has warned the bloc's transport ministers