TNPCB along with corporation, the Department of Environment, police and fire rescue services is launching the initiative To create awareness among the public, the campaign will be conducted in 10 zones of the corporation on January 11 and 12

WITH Pongal round the corner, environmentalists are a worried lot, the reason being smoke generated from the ritualistic burning of old items during Bogi.

They staged a demonstration on Sunday near Thiru Vi Ka Park in Shenoy Nagar, to create awareness of the need for a smoke-free Bogi.

Efforts to reduce air pollution in Kanpur are in danger of being wasted, as pollution levels are once again creeping up in the city: says a latest analysis of recent air quality data done by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), a New Delhi-based research and advocacy organisation.

Mumbai Even as the state takes stock of the new stringent ambient air quality standards that the Centre announced recently, levels of respirable suspended particulate matter (RSPM) and nitrogen oxide levels have been soaring in Mumbai since 2005 due to vehicular traffic, the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) officials said.

Nishu Mahajan | Chandigarh

Deliberating upon the need to apprise people about the environment hazards caused by burning of agriculture residue or wastes in the fields, Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB) is organising awareness programmes at the block levels in all 21 districts of the State under a special action plan prepared by the Board to deal with the issue.

The federal capital is turning into a

Like many cities in India (and in the developing world), Delhi lacks the necessary number of operational air quality monitors. This paper presents a proposal to monitor particulate pollution cheaply and effectively and a methodology to map the pollution over city for understanding the hot spots and studying exposure levels.

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KOLKATA, 25 NOV: The Revised National Ambient Air Quality Standards issued by the Centre would come at a cost for the state government as they have to spend around Rs 20-22 lakh to upgrade its air monitoring units located at various places in and around the city to keep a check on the revised norms.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Bars, toddy shops, cinemas and other indoor public places in the capital city have been found to be the most polluted in the State.

SHILLONG: The level of air pollution where people smoke in hospitality sites in Shillong is 20 times higher than the World Health Organisation (WHO) air quality guideline.

This has been revealed in a survey on Air Quality Monitoring conducted by the Voluntary Health Association of Meghalaya (VHAM) at the initiative of the Voluntary Health Association of India (VHAI).