Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Cherub Singla Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 28/04/2016 regarding fuel adulteration resulting in increased level of air pollution. The Respondents are MoEF, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gases and CPCB. CPCB has yet to resond and has requested the Tribunal for two weeks time to submit the reply.
This paper focuses on ways to reduce the emissions of the in-use vehicle fleet, with particular emphasis on heavy-duty diesel trucks, due to their disproportionate contribution to both urban air quality and greenhouse gas emissions.