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MoEF to table bill for panel on NCR air pollution, drops jail term clause for crop stubble burning

MoEF to table bill for panel on NCR air pollution, drops jail term clause for crop stubble burning

The Centre plans to table the Commission for Air Quality Management in the National Capital…

‘Polluters pay’ vs ‘pay and pollute’:  New norms regularise illegal projects?

‘Polluters pay’ vs ‘pay and pollute’: New norms regularise illegal projects?

An office memorandum issued by India’s environment ministry on 7 July lays out a new…

Stringent anti-pollution norms to be announced in 3 months for vehicles

Stringent anti-pollution norms to be announced in 3 months for vehicles

India is set to announce a pollution control policy for vehicles, which will allow the…

If South Asian countries implement emission norms, black carbon deposits on Himalayan glaciers can reduce by 23%: Report

If South Asian countries implement emission norms, black carbon deposits on Himalayan glaciers can reduce by 23%: Report

Black carbon (BC) released from incomplete burning of petrol, diesel, coal and biomass, including wood…

Despite lockdowns, summer pollution in India remained in toxic range this year

Despite lockdowns, summer pollution in India remained in toxic range this year

Once again, it was noted that air pollution was not just a winter issue, but…

Stubble burning: India to set up National Mission for using biomass in coal plants

Stubble burning: India to set up National Mission for using biomass in coal plants

To fix the issue of air pollution caused by burning of crop stubble India plans…

Diesel-linked air pollution causing spike in child asthma cases, visits to doctor: Study

Diesel-linked air pollution causing spike in child asthma cases, visits to doctor: Study

A new UK study revealed just a week of raised diesel-related air pollution leads to…

New norms allow companies to expand operations by self-certifying that they won’t pollute

New norms allow companies to expand operations by self-certifying that they won’t pollute

The Centre’s new rules allowing companies to expand operations leaves room for the misuse of…

Air Pollution: Green court sets up 8-member task force to fix state accountability

Air Pollution: Green court sets up 8-member task force to fix state accountability

To fix the issue of government accountability India’s green court, the national Green Tribunal, has…

India extends deadline for coal plants to adopt new emission norms by 3 years

India extends deadline for coal plants to adopt new emission norms by 3 years

India extended deadlines for coal power plants to install emission reduction technology by three years….