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Delhi’s Air Pollution: Air Quality Index Reaches To Severe Plus Level, May Worsen As Stubble Burning Increases
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Delhi’s Air Pollution: Air Quality Index Reaches To Severe Plus Level, May Worsen As Stubble Burning Increases

On November 22, 25 active monitoring stations of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and the Central Pollution Control Board recorded "severe plus" or "emergency" Air Quality Index at Delhi Technical University in north Delhi, Anand Vihar in east Delhi and Ghaziabad
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Ban Use Of Petroleum Coke And Furnace Oil To Fight Pollution: Supreme Court
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Supreme Court Rejects Plea On Usage Of Pet-Coke And Furnace Oil By Industries In NCR

In October, the Supreme Court had banned the use of pet-coke and furnace oil by industries in the NCR. A plea was filed to recall its decision of banning dirty fuel
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Reasons why Smog is hazardous
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National Green Tribunal Asks Centre And States To Come Up With Workable Solutions To Tackle Stubble Burning

The National Green Tribunal’s suggestion of using crop residue in power plants instead of burning comes after stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana resulted in severely spike in air pollution levels across North India
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Air Purifiers Cannot Save Us From Pollution, Says CSE Director General Sunita Narain

The equalising nature of air pollution affects everyone, due to which air purifiers cannot save people from the ill-effects even when installed at homes, Sunita Narain
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Biomass Energy Could Be An Effective Solution To Waste Disposal, Burning Crop Stubble: Punjab Chief Minister
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As Stubble Burning Increases, Delhi-NCR Air Quality May Go Back To ‘Severe’

By the evening of November 21, Air Quality Index in some areas across Delhi-NCR was either "severe" or on the verge of slipping into "severe" category
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Air Pollution: Pollution Levels In Neighboring Uttar Pradesh Is Worse Than Delhi
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High Court Questions Uttar Pradesh Government Over Steps Taken To Curb Air Pollution

The court had last year issued directions for curbing pollution levels in Uttar Pradesh in which it banned entry of vehicles in the municipal corporation area in Lucknow
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Fighting Air Pollution: Here Is What Delhi Can Learn From Mexico City, Once The World's Most Polluted City
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Fighting Air Pollution: Here Is What Delhi Can Learn From Mexico City, Once The World’s Most Polluted City

According to the Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health, in 2015, out of 9 million people who died in the world due to air pollution alone, 2.5 million were Indians
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Reasons why Smog is hazardous
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As Delhi’s Air Quality Remains ‘Very Poor’, Environment Minister Imran Hussain Writes A Letter To The Chief Of Delhi Pollution Control Committee

In a letter to the chief of Delhi Pollution Control Committee, Environment Minister Imran Hussain issued a slew of directions to control rising levels of air pollution
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Punjab: Decline In Stubble Burning By 30%
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Delhi’s Air Quality Witnesses A Slight Improvement But Stubble Burning In Punjab And Haryana Rises

Increase in stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana may affect Delhi’s air quality as Delhi is set to receive north-westerly winds from Punjab and Haryana
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‘Poor’ Air Quality On Eve Of U-17 FIFA Event May Hamper The Quality Of Football Played: Greenpeace
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Person Refusing To Pay Environment Compensation On Air Pollution To Be Slapped With Additional Cost

Despite serving notices to organisations for violating environment protocols to tackle Delhi’s air pollution, many refused to pay the environment compensation varying from Rs 1,000 to Rs five lakh
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Only 32 Buses Added Since 2012, Here’s The Current State Of Public Transport In Delhi
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2,000 New CNG Buses Will Be On Delhi’s Road Within An Year: State Transport Minister

In order to improve the transportation system in Delhi, Delhi government on November 17 announced procurement of new buses. 1,000 DTC and 1,000 cluster buses will be added to the current fleet in next one year
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After 2 Days Of Clean Air, Delhi’s Air Quality Slips Into The ‘Very Poor’ Category

The weather forecasters have predicted that Delhi’s air quality is likely to remain in the ‘very poor’ category in the coming days
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