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Each year, air pollution levels spike in the Indo-Gangetic Plain on the day after Diwali with grey skies and hard-to-breathe air. This results from several meteorological factors, the stubble burning in neighbouring states and increased local emissions due to the firecracker use.

With reference to CPCB Head Office letter no A-21016/1/08-Mon/6039 dated September 2nd, 2019 Regional Directorate (Central), Central Pollution Control Board, Bhopal has conducted Ambient Air Quality monitoring in Bhopal city from 20.10.2019 to 04.11.2019 during Diwali for the parameters of PM10, PM2.5, SO2, NO2 and selected heavy metals in PM10

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said stubble burning, the key reason for the rising air pollution in Delhi and NCR, was not going to stop merely by issuing directions and asked Punjab and Haryana go

NEW DELHI: Four months after banning polluting firecrackers, Supreme Court found that government agencies are yet to decide what is a “green cracker”, leading the court to consider a balance betwee

With reference to CPCB Head Office letter no A-21016/1/08-Mon/11351 dated 05.10.2018 & 25.10.2018, Regional Directorate (Central), Central Pollution Control Board, Bhopal has Conducted Ambient Air Quality monitoring in Bhopal city during celebration of Diwali festival in the year 2018 from 31.10.2018 to 14.11.2018 for the perameters of PM10,

NEW DELHI: If no crackers are burst in the NCR this Diwali, the air quality will be “very poor”.

The rising levels of pollution have created an alarming scenario across the country and the situation would only worsen if we do not celebrate Diwali responsibly this year.

Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board requests a time window for bursting firecrackers on Diwali

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Arjun Gopal & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 31/10/2018 regarding the issue of burning of firecrackers during Diwali and other festivals/occasions.

Supreme Court directs that:

Tamil Nadu is the hub for manufacturing firecrackers.

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