In Singrauli, twice the size of Delhi, more than two-and-a-half lakh tonnes of coal is burnt every day.

This Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) came into effect from Oct 17, 2017 to prevent a repeat of the severe air pollution Delhi witnessed after Diwali last year. Measures under the GRAP's 'very poor' and 'severe' categories will remain in force till March 15, 2018 said Environment Pollution Prevention and Control Authority (EPCA) appointed by the Supreme Court.

This Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) came into effect from Oct 17, 2017 to prevent a repeat of the severe air pollution Delhi witnessed after Diwali last year. Measures under the GRAP's 'very poor' and 'severe' categories will remain in force till March 15, 2018 said Environment Pollution Prevention and Control Authority (EPCA) appointed by the Supreme Court.

NEW DELHI: In a move that will impact marketplaces, housing societies and the upcoming wedding season, diesel generator sets were banned in the capital from Tuesday as the Graded Response Action Pl

As the festival of Diwali and winter season draw near, Delhi-NCR is gearing up to meet the severe air quality challenge that it faces every year around this time. A Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) has been notified and is already in place – and October 17, 2017 is the day from when Very Poor and Severe categories of GRAP will be imposed till March 15, 2018. This was announced in a press conference by the Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA), the committee constituted by the Central government following orders passed by the Supreme Court of India in 1998.

As the festival of Diwali and winter season draw near, Delhi-NCR is gearing up to meet the severe air quality challenge that it faces every year around this time. A Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) has been notified and is already in place – and October 17, 2017 is the day from when Very Poor and Severe categories of GRAP will be imposed till March 15, 2018. This was announced in a press conference by the Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA), the committee constituted by the Central government following orders passed by the Supreme Court of India in 1998.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Varun Sheokand Vs. State of Haryana & Others dated 11/10/2017 regarding dumping of fly ash from thermal power plant, Faridabad. It is stated by the Counsel appearing for the Project Proponent, National Highways Authority of India that they are lifting the fly ash from the dumping site and are utilizing it for different purposes. It is further stated that the site shortly would be cleared in its entirety and would be filled in accordance with the prescribed rules.

Power generation at four thermal power stations with a combined capacity of 4,940 MW in Rajasthan has dropped to 2,900 MW due to shortage of coal, a senior official of Rajasthan Urja Vikas Nigam sa

With new norms set to kick in from December, power ministry hassaid that immediate phasing out of ‘not interested’ plants or those with ‘space constraint’ will lead to debt & equity erosion of

To set up plants totalling 3,440 MW in Neyveli, Thoothukudi; draws up ambitious plan for renewable energy

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