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The Tamil Nadu government has been punching the air since ordering the “permanent closure” of Sterlite Copper smelter in Tuticorin on Monday, but legal experts say the grounds of the order are so w

NEW DELHI: The Central Pollution Control Board has claimed that Sonia Vihar and Ghonda Gujran, proposed sites for landfills in east Delhi, are not on the river Yamuna floodplain.

The exercise to map the noise levels across the 27 cities of Maharashtra which includes Mumbai is not only complete but will also provide the details of the actual noise levels felt on the streets

Nagpur: The Parliamentary standing committee on environment, forests, science and technology is likely to submit a report on the environmental issues related to Vidarbha in Parliament.

Nagpur: Stating that the environment today is more challenging than it ever was, the director of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Girish Sahni has stressed on the need for a mu

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Ulhasnagar Municipal Corporation Vs Vanashakti Public Trust & Others dated 13/02/2018 regarding pollution of Ulhas river as well as Walduni river, Ulhasnagar, Thane District, Maharashtra. It is submitted by the counsel for Vanashakti Public Trust that NEERI has given a proposal in February, 2017 with regard to certain short term measures for reducing pollution levels in the area. Supreme Court directs Additional Solicitor General to inform the Court on the status of the proposal given by NEERI.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Subhash Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 25/01/2018 regarding air pollution in the cities of Kolkata and Howrah. NGT directs that a comprehensive study of the ambient air quality should be undertaken by a Committee which shall be headed by the Regional Officer of the CPCB, who shall monitor the work of the Committee and submit a regular report. The study shall be undertaken to cover whole of the two cities.

AHMEDABAD: If a big signboard is put up outside a hospital, school, or old age home that reads 'Silence Zone', Amdavadis will welcome it with a honk! Who says 'Horn is a safety device'?

CHANDIGARH: Burning of paddy stubble in Punjab and Haryana did not contribute to the alarmingly high levels of air pollution in Delhi on November 10 and onward.

Nagpur: City's air quality has worsened once again with particulate matter PM2.5 being almost five times more than the permissible limit.

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