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Environment ministry undertaking a study on petcoke ban before banning its import, SC told

Publish on July 16, 2018     Source: Live Mint


New Delhi: The ministry of environment, forest and climate change (MoEF&CC) on Monday informed the Supreme Court that it was undertaking a study on the ban on petroleum coke (petcoke) before it decided on imposing a ban of its import.

Additional solicitor general of India, A.N.S.

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Tell us: how has air pollution affected your life?

Publish on July 16, 2018     Source: The Guardian


Air pollution is invisible, toxic and, according to the World Health Organisation, a global public health emergency. In the UK an estimated 40,000 premature deaths are caused by a combination of illegal levels of nitrogen dioxide, primarily from diesel traffic, and particulate matter, acco

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Heavy metals adding to air pollution woes in Bengaluru

Publish on July 01, 2018     Source: The Hindu


Automobile exhausts, industries are major contributors; focus, however, is mainly on greenhouse gases that lead to visible pollution, rather than heavy metals

The air in the city is carrying more than just a whiff of noxious greenhouse gasses. Dangerous heavy metals seem to be acc

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No time to rejoice, planning needed for winter: Experts on air quality

Publish on July 01, 2018     Source: Business Standard


Even as air quality in Delhi improved to satisfactory level last week, environmental experts have cautioned that it's no time to rejoice and asked both the central and AAP governments to step up preparedness for the winter, when air quality plummets to very poor levels.

While env

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Delhi air quality improves in nearly an year

Publish on June 29, 2018     Source: Business Line




Monsoon winds washed away the dust’

Delhiites breathed the cleanest air this week, with monsoon winds washing away the dust and bringing the air quality in the satisfactory level for the first time in nearly an year, authorities said.

The south-west monsoon hi

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