Interim status report in Original Application No. 667/2018 (Mahendra Singh Vs State of Haryana & Others) submitted to the National Green Tribunal (NGT).

The NGT, November 15, 2021 directed a six member joint committee to look into the matter of stone crushers and mineral grinding units which could be allowed in Mahendragarh and subject to what conditions, keeping in mind the air pollution load and adverse impact on public health.

This review of the epidemiological literature on fugitive dust indicates the likelihood of significant public health impacts from both short- and long-term exposure to both fine and coarse dust. These impacts are observed in populations that are both near to and distant from the original dust sources.

Global studies of the health impacts of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) have been based on particle mass, but there is evolving evidence indicating that adverse health effects can vary depending on the source and composition of PM2.5.

Air pollution is the greatest threat to human health in India and the average Indian resident is set to lose five years of life expectancy if the WHO guidelines are not followed, according to this new report by the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC).

Air pollution is a complex and multifaceted issue. Cleaning up our air can be a secret weapon in addressing some of society’s biggest challenges together, from public health to climate change, children’s development and sustainable economic growth.

Greenpeace India’s latest report follows the heatwave trends in 10 Indian capital cities: New Delhi, Jaipur, Lucknow, Shimla, Bhopal, Patna, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad and Chennai. India ranks 5th in terms of people exposed to heatwaves.

A comprehensive new scientific review released by the Health Effects Institute (HEI) finds growing confidence in the links between several adverse health effects and traffic-related air pollution (TRAP).

As per NDMA guideline Heat Wave action plan 2022-23 aims to facilitate the stakeholders in preparing a Heave Wave Management plan by providing insight into the heat related illness and the necessary mitigative and response action to be undertaken.

Air pollution in Malaysia is caused by emissions from a growing number of sources from industrial manufacturing, power generation, vehicles, and open burning activities.

Judgment of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of P. Sundaravathanam Vs Union of India & Others dated 31/05/2022.

The matter related to grant of Environmental Clearance (EC) in favour of M/s. NLC India Limited for their second expansion of the thermal power plant having a capacity of 2 x 660 MW Super Critical Lignite-based Plant by the Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change (MoEF&CC). The appellant has alleged that there was no proper environmental impact assessment conducted as well as no cumulative impact assessment was conducted for this project.

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