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Air pollution clouds India’s 100GW by 2022 solar energy target

Air pollution clouds India’s 100GW by 2022 solar energy target

A new study by IIT Delhi found that between 2001 and 2018, India lost 29%…

Long exposure to air pollution increases risks of autoimmune diseases

Long exposure to air pollution increases risks of autoimmune diseases

A new study at the University of Verona stated that long-term exposure to high levels…

New norms set technology and fuel standards for brick kilns

New norms set technology and fuel standards for brick kilns

The central government released new norms for brick kilns after seven years of deliberations, which…

Shift to cleaner fuel by Sept 30 or face shut down, industries in Haryana, UP, Rajasthan warned

Shift to cleaner fuel by Sept 30 or face shut down, industries in Haryana, UP, Rajasthan warned

Start using PNG or biomass fuel by September 30 this year, or face a shut…

Green court asks govt to set up mission to monitor disposal and use of fly ash

Green court asks govt to set up mission to monitor disposal and use of fly ash

India’s National Green Tribunal (NGT) asked the Centre to set up a fly ash management…

Only 79 coal plants asked to install emission reduction tech, 517 get breather

Only 79 coal plants asked to install emission reduction tech, 517 get breather

The Centre asked 79 coal power plants to install equipment to cut sulphur dioxide and…

Despite grand spending plans, air quality remains grim in India in 2021

Despite grand spending plans, air quality remains grim in India in 2021

Devastated by the pandemic the world was double-masked this year. A Lancet study established that…

Delhi-NCR air pollution: SC seeks ‘permanent solution’, Centre decriminalises stubble burning

Delhi-NCR air pollution: SC seeks ‘permanent solution’, Centre decriminalises stubble burning

The Supreme Court has asked the Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) to invite proposals…

Delhi-NCR’s winter electricity supply can be met without non-compliant power plants: Study

Delhi-NCR’s winter electricity supply can be met without non-compliant power plants: Study

Plants with SO2 controls should be operated at maximum capacity to avoid using power plants…

Pave streets, enforce stubble burning ban to reduce air pollution: House panel

Pave streets, enforce stubble burning ban to reduce air pollution: House panel

According to a Parliamentary panel report tabled in Rajya Sabha, air pollution mitigation efforts in…