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'Gobar-Wood' To Reduce Pollution Levels In Agra This Holi
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‘Gobar-Wood’ To Reduce Pollution Levels In Agra This Holi

In a bid to reduce deforestation and curb air pollution, wood logs produced by inmates of district jail by compressing cowdung in a machine has been made available in markets of Agra city to be used as firewood for Holi rituals and other religious ceremonies ...
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Air Pollution: National Green Tribunal Acts Tough, Directs Six States To Submit Action Plan By April 30
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Air Pollution: National Green Tribunal Acts Tough, Directs Six States To Submit Action Plan By April 30

The National Green Tribunal has ordered the chief secretaries of Assam, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Punjab, Uttarakhand, and Nagaland governments to submit their action plans for improving air quality by April 30, in the absence of which these states will be liable to pay Rs. 25 lakh each ...
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Customs Duty On Electric Vehicles Parts Increased From 2020, To Boost Local Production
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Customs Duty On Electric Vehicles Parts Increased From 2020, To Boost Local Production

As per the Department of Heavy Industries (DHI) the basic import duty on lithium-ion cells which are used in the manufacturing of battery packs will be doubled while the battery pack used in manufacturing electric vehicles will be tripled, to encourage indigenous manufacturing of EVs and make these more affordable ...
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Do CNG Vehicles Cause Air Pollution, High Court Asks Delhi Government
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Do CNG Vehicles Cause Air Pollution, High Court Asks Delhi Government

While hearing a plea filed by an NGO, Delhi High Court has posed the query to the Delhi government about CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) vehicles contributing to air pollution in the national capital and has given four weeks to it file a status report on the impact of such vehicles ...
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As A Green Initiative Karimnagar Municipal Body Makes Rooftop Solar Panels Mandatory For Large Structures
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As A Green Initiative Karimnagar Municipal Body Makes Rooftop Solar Panels Mandatory For Large Structures

Telangana’s Karimnagar Municipal Corporation has passed a resolution making it compulsory for all houses, apartments, community halls, and commercial establishments that have a built-up area of over 2700 square feet to install solar panels on their rooftops ...
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National Green Tribunal Directs Inland Container Depot At Tughlakabad To Phase Out Diesel Vehicles In 6 Months
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National Green Tribunal Directs Inland Container Depot At Tughlakabad To Phase Out Diesel Vehicles In 6 Months

In a bid to curb air pollution, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Inland Container Depot at Tughlakabad to phase out diesel vehicles within six months and submit an action plan about the same in one month ...
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Environment Damage Behind 1 In 4 Global Deaths, Disease, Says United Nations
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Environment Damage Behind 1 In 4 Global Deaths, Disease, Says United Nations

The Global Environment Outlook (GEO) released by the United Nations depicts that rampant overconsumption, pollution, and food waste leads to hunger, poverty, diseases and over 6-7 million early deaths are caused by air pollution annually ...
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Delhi Government Floats Tenders For Fleet Of 375 Electric Buses To Promote Pollution-Free Public Transport
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Delhi Government Floats Tenders For Fleet Of 375 Electric Buses To Promote Pollution-Free Public Transport

In line with its aim to promote the electrification of public transportation by plying 1000 electric buses, the Delhi government has rolled out a tender for the first phase of procurement for 375 e-buses ...
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Automobile Is Bigger Polluter Than Firecrackers: Supreme Court On Blanket Ban On Crackers
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Automobile Is Bigger Polluter Than Firecrackers: Supreme Court On Blanket Ban On Crackers

The Supreme Court has asked the center give a comparative study on the proportion of pollution by firecrackers and automobiles ...
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Air Pollution: Raw Materials Behind Half Of Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Says United Nations
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Air Pollution: Raw Materials Behind Half Of Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Says United Nations

“Drastically reform the global economy to get more from less, or risk the collapse of global infrastructure”, UN experts warn lawmakers and businesses around the world saying that extracting and processing materials, fuel and food contributes as much as half of the world's greenhouse gas emissions ...
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Air Pollution: Long-Term Exposure To Particulate Matter 2.5 Raises The Risk Of Diabetes, Finds A Study
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Air Pollution: Long-Term Exposure To Particulate Matter 2.5 Raises The Risk Of Diabetes, Finds A Study

According to a recent study published in the journal Environment International, PM2.5 exposure for long hours has been found to increase the risk of diabetes in people ...
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National Green Tribunal Orders Inspection Of Yamuna Floodplain In Agra, Seeks Report On Demarcation
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National Green Tribunal Orders Inspection Of Yamuna Floodplain In Agra, Seeks Report On Demarcation

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked the Director of Namami Gange and the Director General of National Institute of Hydrology to examine and submit a report within four weeks on the matter of construction on the Yamuna floodplain in Agra ...
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