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In order to assess the problem of rising air and noise pollution produced by firework during Deepawali festival, Central Pollution Control Board has conducted Ambient Noise and Air Quality Monitoring on Normal Day (October 29th, 2013) and Deepawali Day (November 03rd, 2013) at Delhi, Lucknow, Kolkata, Bangaluru, Bhopal, Shillong and Vadodara.

Exposure to household air pollution (HAP) from inefficient biomass and coal stoves kills nearly 4 million people every year worldwide. HAP is an environmental risk associated with poverty that affects an estimated 3 billion people mostly in low- and middle-income countries. The objective of the study was to estimate the number of low-income Americans exposed to potentially health-damaging concentrations of HAP.

Trees remove air pollution by the interception of particulate matter on plant surfaces and the absorption of gaseous pollutants through the leaf stomata. However, the magnitude and value of the effects of trees and forests on air quality and human health across the United States remains unknown. Computer simulations with local environmental data reveal that trees and forests in the conterminous United

Government on Wednesday rejected studies of WHO and Yale University which talked about India and its cities being among the most polluted, asserting that the parameters for determining air pollutio

Debate in Lok Sabha on air pollution, 09/07/2014 (uncorrected debate)

Traffic noise has been associated with prevalence of hypertension, but reports are inconsistent for blood pressure (BP). People’s noise exposure indoors might be essential to ascertain effects and disentangle them from those suspected for traffic-related air pollution.

Pollution in and around the vast areas of Chittaranjan Avenue located in the south–east side of the town with heavy concentration of population is assuming serious proportion with no remedial measu

For the first time in history, over half the world's population now lives in cities - and that number is set to grow. However, urban centres have also become the biggest sources of pollution.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Daya Ram Sihare & Ors. Vs. Union of India & Ors dated 07/07/2014 regarding pollution caused by Vikram Tempos, City of Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.

The 2014 Year Book shows how scientific endeavour and policy actions have led to innovative solutions and vital advancements. Yet these are frequently outpaced by overall economic growth. For example, as the fuel efficiency of cars has increased, the size of the vehicle fleet continues to grow.