Statement of the Minister of Environment and Forests in response to Lok Sabha Starred Question No. 275 for 10 February 2014, asked by Dr. Sanjeev Ganesh Naik, Shri Sanjay Dina Patil regarding noise pollution.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gurbachan Singh Vs. State of Punjab & Ors. dated 05/02/2014 regarding noise pollution caused by use of loud speakers in the State of Punjab.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Omesh Saigal V/s Govt. of NCT of Delhi & Ors. dated 11/11/2013. The order mentions that the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) in its report says the road side noise level in a locality in Delhi is beyond the permissible limit. However, NGT says the report does not contain the status about the noise level near the residential colony. Accordingly, it directs the DPCC to file further report regarding the noise level which is in existence in the locality concerned.

A decade ago, you knew Diwali was approaching a month in advance, thanks to thunderous firecrackers.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. Subhash C. Pandey Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 31/10/2013 on fire crackers.

Lucknow: For a ‘quieter’ Diwali, the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) is acting tough to ensure adherence to the Supreme Court’s guidelines on firecrackers.

While activists against sound pollution are demanding a ban on crackers exceeding the permissible noise levels in cities like Mumbai, Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) officials said

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. Subhash C. Pandey Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 30/10/2013 with regard to noise and air pollution caused as a result of use and bursting of fire crackers.

BHOPAL: With just four days to Diwali, MP pollution control board (MPPCB ) and the district administration are yet to certify if the firecrackers in markets are illegal or as per standards of noise

According to the Silchar Pollution Control Board, the noise pollution level in the town during this year’s Durga Puja was recorded to be the lowest in recent times.

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