Coal, coke and petroleum products which are transported from Goa have now come under the ambit of green cess, after the state government notified the Goa Cess on Products and Substances Causing Pol

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of Section 52 read with section 110 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 (No. 59 of 1988), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989. These rules may be called the Central Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Rules, 2014.

Statement of the Minister of State in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas Smt. Panabaaka Lakshmi in response to Rajya Sabha unstarred Question No. 2618 for 18th February, 2014, asked by Shri Ajay Sancheti regarding distortions in pricing of petroleum products.

EPCA Report - Report on priority measures to reduce air pollution and protect public health in the matter of W.P. (C) No.13029 of 1985; M.C. Mehta v/s UOI & others. The report states that Delhi was able to arrest and lower air pollution with its first phase of action directed by the Hon’ble Supreme Court. But Delhi could not sustain these gains and air pollution levels are rising again. Growing pollution especially from vehicles and delayed action have enhanced public health risk.

The ban on US crude oil exports began as a reaction to the oil embargo in the early 1970s and later was codified in law and Department of Commerce rules for granting export permits.

70% of diesel and 99.6% petrol is consumed in the transport sector alone finds this all India study on sectoral demand of diesel & petrol conducted by M/s Nielsen (India) Pvt Ltd for Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC), Petroleum Ministry.

Over the past year energy subsidies have become a target for politicians on austerity drives. In June Indonesia increased petrol prices by 44% to cut its annual subsidy bill of $20 billion.

This is text of the Judgement by High Court of Bombay in the matter of Petrol Dealers Association & Anr vs State of Maharashtra & Ors dated 23/12/2013 regarding production, sale, distribution, price control, storage, transportation etc. of petroleum products in Maharashtra.

The share is likely to drop to 30-35% from the current 55%

The share of diesel passenger vehicles is likely to drop to 30-35% of annual passenger vehicle sales in the next two years from the current 55%, says a recent report by ICRA.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kamta Saini Vs Union of India & Others dated 25/09/2013 regarding establishment of a petrol pump adjoining a tank by the name “Adhartal” in the city of Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh and that in case the aforesaid petrol pump is commissioned, the water of the tank shall be polluted as a result of discharge and flow of water and other material like petrol, diesel, oil,
etc. from the petrol pump into the lake.

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