This document is a summary of a report, published by Greenpeace Germany, bringing together research generated from many studies demonstrating there are short-term and long-term health problems associated with exposure to nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and nitric oxide (NO).

Indians could live four years longer on average, if India is able to reduce air pollution to comply with the World Health Organisation’s standards, according to the Air Quality-Life Index (AQLI) tool developed by the Energy Policy Institute at The University of Chicago (EPIC).

The action plan proposes an Integrated Urban Air Quality Management Framework to keep check on air quality of the Kathmandu Valley, a separate strategy on assessment of impact of air pollution on environment, health and economy, and recommendations for hospitals, industries and brick kilns to reduce waste and pollution.

The study was carried out during the months of April-May, 2017 to assess the status of air quality by monitoring and assessment of some selected air pollutants namely Respirable Suspended Particulate Matter (RSPM or PM10), Fine particles (PM2.5), Sulphur Dioxide (SO2), Oxides of Nitrogen (NOx) and trace metals-Lead (Pb) and Nickel (Ni)and noise

This paper aims to inform the next phase of PROCONVE for LD vehicles by assessing important components of PROCONVE L6 and their relative strengths and weaknesses compared with similar programs in the United States and the European Union. The U.S.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 13/04/2017 in the context of BS-IV compliant vehicles. Apex Court declares that the "automobile industry was quite sanguine that its desire for selling accumulated stock of BS-III compliant vehicles even after 1st April, 2017 would be acceded to".

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Air quality of cities, 10/04/2017. Cities can be ranked on the basis of different criteria pollutants with different results.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Air and noise pollution in Delhi and NCR, 10/04/2017. The ambient air quality for Delhi and NCR is monitored under the National Air Quality Monitoring Programme comprising of 680 monitoring stations in 300 cities/towns in India including 21 stations in Delhi and NCR.

Urban road infrastructure is crucial in determining air pollution. Yet, little is known about the roles played by road width vs. road length. This paper attempts to fill this gap by estimating the effects of road infrastructure on 10-micron particulate matter (PM10) using city-level data from the People’s Republic of China (PRC).

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Permissible PM10 concentration, 27/03/2017. World Health Organization (WHO) has published ‘WHO Air quality guidelines for particulate matter, ozone, nitrogen dioxide and sulphur dioxide’ during the year 2005.

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