Poornima Nataraj, Nov 5, Bangalore:

Gradual disappearance of tree canopies in Bangalore in the name of development has adversely affected the City

NEW DELHI: The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has recommended an environmental impact assessment (EIA) of the area affected by the raging fire in the Indian Oil depot at Sitapura on the outskirts of Jaipur.

It has also suggested regular monitoring of air, water and soil in Jaipur, Haryana and Delhi along with the State Pollution Control Boards.

MUMBAI: The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board's (MPCB) report on the noise and air quality measurements taken on Diwali day of October 17 reveal that the decibel levels were way beyond permissible limits and corroborate the measurements taken by Awaaz foundation on the same day.

NEW DELHI: Delhi government's much celebrated anti-cracker campaign which saw chief minister Sheila Dikshit exhorting Delhiites not to pollute the environment seems to have ended in a whimper this Diwali. Delhiites didn't only have a blast, but they also had a sparkling Diwali an indication that both noise and air pollution levels in certain parts of the capital exceeded expected limits.

R. Vimal Kumar

To monitor the noise and air quality in the city during Deepavali celebrations

On the premises of Jaiva Bhai Corporation Girls Hr. Sec. School and Kumaran Complex

New Delhi: It

MUMBAI: From the Ghatkopar-Mankhurd link road, the bio-medical waste treatment plant of the municipal corporation looks like an innocuous small factory with its chimney spewing gentle, white fumes.

Air pollution levels in the megacities of Asia show a stabilizing trend but still exceed World Health Organization
guidelines. Studies also show poor air quality, not only in the megacities of Asia, but also in smaller cities with
populations of 200,000 to 1.5 million. While megacities often receive support for improving air quality; similar

Pune In a first of its kind initiative by city-based Indian Institute of Tropical Meterology (IITM), scientists of the institute will assess the quality of air in Delhi during the Commonwealth Games next year. Scientists will be able to predict pollution levels 24 hours in advance at 10 key locations.

Sept. 8: The Delhi government is going for carbon mapping of the city in its attempt to curb pollution. Inspired by London, which has done similar carbon mapping, the Delhi government has assigned the work to Delhi University.