An Act to provide a scientifically planned and evolving framework for the safety of all road users in India, including vulnerable road users, and for enabling the seamless development of a secure, efficient, cost-effective and inclusive transport system for the movement of passenger and freight in the country as well as matters connected therewi

On December 1, 2014, COMARNAT, the national regulatory committee of the Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT), approved a proposed update by
SEMARNAT to existing emissions standards regulating particulate matter (PM), nitrogen oxides (NOX), hydrocarbons (HC) and carbon monoxide (CO) from heavy-duty diesel

With the rising vehicular pollution across metros becoming a matter of concern, the National Green Tribunal earlier this week asked the Centre to place before it the Dr.

Jakarta’s expanding fleet of motor vehicles is a key target of urgently needed actions to curb the city’s dangerous air pollution. This briefing paper highlights technologies and

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Sanjay Kulshresthra Vs Union of India & Others dated 19/08/2014 regarding vehicular pollution. The Applicant has submitted that not only the quality of the fuel and its utilization but also the extent of its utilization are material in regulating the pollution generated through the use of vehicles.

Since its inception in 2009, the Fuel Quality Directive (FQD), a European Union regulation aimed at reducing the climate impact of transport fuels, has been attacked by powerful lobby

To curb growing vehicular emissions and poor air quality in Indian cities, environmentalists have called for immediate implementation of vehicular emission norms and improvement of fuel quality.

The weekly digest of important reports, research, policy documents, regulations, studies, court cases, protests, conflicts, initiatives, photos, data, statistics, infographics, presentations on the India Environment Portal, 14 - 21 June 2014.

This Auto fuel vision and policy, 2025 submitted by Dr Saumitra Chaudhury Committee presents the road map for auto fuel quality till 2025 for the country,taking into account the achievement under the last Auto Fuel Policy, emission reduction of in use vehicles, growth of vehicles and the supply and availability of fuels. Read full text.

India may upgrade nationwide fuel standards to eliminate cancer-causing particle emissions from vehicular exhaust by 2021, nine years behind other developing countries such as Turkey and Brazil.

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