It aims to supply BS VI quality fuel by 2020; gets environmental clearance for upgrading facility
Bharat State VI standards prescribe vehicular emission norms that are “fuel neutral” wherein the gap between emission from diesel and petrol vehicles considerably narrows.
In this article, the author explains the impact of the leap being made by India from BS IV emission norms to BS VI and how emission control technology can make things better for the industry as wel
State-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC) has received green nod for upgradation of its Bongaigaon refinery for production of BS-VI grade fuels in Assam at a cost of Rs 4,185 crore.
Delhi has 971 PUC centres but the transport department has 28 inspectors and only one available for “ground inspection”.
This report submitted by the Environmental Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) to Supreme Court on March 24, 2017 has found that existing PUC programmes are not adequate to
What is required is political will to wield legal authority
Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave said Delhi had experienced 28 severely polluted days during this period in 2016 as compared to only eight in 2015.
Dirty air is a public health emergency. But it won’t be easy to jump straight from BS-IV to BS-VI emission norms. The Indian Express explains.
None of the Indian cities complies with standards prescribed by the World Health Organization (WHO) on air quality, stated a report of Greenpeace, global NGO working on environmental issues.
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