Hyderabad Sept. 16: Air pollution levels in the city have climbed further beyond the national ambient air quality standards.

Parisian pollution is nothing compared with that of Beijing or Mexico City. Yet Paris, with 11 million people crammed into a region just 20 kilometres across, is to take centre stage in a new research project on the impact of megacities on air pollution. The MEGAPOLI project, which starts next month, will focus on building regional air-pollution models for every city in the world with a population of more than five million. It encompasses 23 research organizations from 11 European countries, along with 24 collaborating partners outside Europe.

Central Pollution Control Board has been entrusted with the responsibility of preparation of nation-wide plans for control of air pollution under the Air (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1981. For rational planning of pollution control strategies, scientific information is needed on nature, magnitude and adverse health effects of air pollution.

Under the provision of Air Act, 1981, Central Pollution Control Board has been entrusted with the responsibility of preparation of nation-wide plan for control of air pollution. Information on nature, magnitude and adverse health effects of air pollution is required for rational planning of pollution control strategies.

Mumbai, August 12 Environment Status Report says unfit water samples up by 37 pc; in peak hours, vehicles move at 5-8 km per hr, holding up ambulances
The grades on the city's annual environmental report card are slipping with drinking water getting more contaminated than last year, decibel levels shooting up and air showing high level of pollutants in some areas.

victoria hospital in Bangalore is the most polluted of all areas recently studied in several cities of Karnataka. The 2007-08 report of Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (kspcb) described air pollution in the hospital area from

Aiming to monitor the ambient air quality situation of the State, the Pollution Control Board, Assam has submitted a proposal to the Central Pollution Control Board for installation of 24 new stations, under National Air Quality Monitoring Programme, (NAMP) covering all the district head quarters, including four locations of Special Industrial interest. PCBA already has 11stations to monitor ambient air quality in the state, including four in Guwahati, data from which is being collated into a comprehensive format.

The present study is aimed at assessing the bridge project, ensure adverse environmental impacts be identified and evaluated in the earlier stage of the project development so as to develop appropriate measures including alternative alignments and designs to avoid, mitigate, reduce or otherwise minimize the adverse impacts to acceptable levels for a bridge across Ennore creek of 720 m length and s

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