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Power plants allowed to use dirty coal, with high ash content

Power plants allowed to use dirty coal, with high ash content

In a major setback to laws that regulate PM 2.5 levels in ambient air, new…

India files homicide case against S Korean firm LG Polymers in gas leak case, green court slaps Rs50-crore fine for environmental damage

India files homicide case against S Korean firm LG Polymers in gas leak case, green court slaps Rs50-crore fine for environmental damage

India filed a complaint of culpable homicide and negligence against South Korean firm LG Polymers…

Lockdown improved air quality across country, says CPCB

Lockdown improved air quality across country, says CPCB

Around 80% of 115 cities recorded “good” and “satisfactory” in the Air Quality Index during…

How air pollution may be feeding the COVID-19 pandemic

How air pollution may be feeding the COVID-19 pandemic

As the coronavirus pandemic impacts millions across the world and brings economies to a grinding…

Lockdown improves the view, but will it change the vision?

Lockdown improves the view, but will it change the vision?

The severe restrictions placed on the movements of people and goods in India and around…

Biggest fall in CO2 emissions this year since WWII

Biggest fall in CO2 emissions this year since WWII

Global carbon dioxide emissions may fall over 5% this year, with several countries imposing lockdowns…

Reliance Power ash dyke breaches in Singrauli

Reliance Power ash dyke breaches in Singrauli

For the third time in eight months, Madhya Pradesh’s Singrauli district suffered a breach in…

Chhattisgarh govt. bats for health assessments of Coal operations after SHRC report on COVID vulnerability in Korba

Chhattisgarh govt. bats for health assessments of Coal operations after SHRC report on COVID vulnerability in Korba

The Chhattisgarh state government has taken cognisance of a State Health Resource Centre (SHRC) report…

Satellite images show much cleaner air over India and the world during Coronavirus lockdowns

Satellite images show much cleaner air over India and the world during Coronavirus lockdowns

While Indian cities figure among the list of the most polluted cities in the world…

Mumbai bags biggest share of country’s clean air fund

Mumbai bags biggest share of country’s clean air fund

Mumbai is set to get the biggest share, ₹488 crore of the total ₹4, 400…