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Government Issues Show-Cause Notice To Okhla Waste-To-Energy Plant For Environment Rule Violations

Government Issues Show-Cause Notice To Okhla Waste-To-Energy Plant For Environment Rule Violations
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The notice was issued to Timarpur Okhla Waste Management Company Private Limited because several violations were observed by a team of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in December 2018 ...
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Electric Vehicles: As India Embraces Green Technology, These 5 Brands Are Set To Launch E-Cars In The Country

Electric Vehicles: As India Embraces Green Technology, These 5 Brands Are Set To Launch E-Cars In The Country
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Electric vehicles in India are getting a big boost by the government which is planning to gradually phase out vehicles that run on petrol/diesel and as the technology matures in the country; these 5 brands are set to launch electric cars soon ...
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Cutting Household Fuel Use May Save 2.7 Lakh Lives Annually In India: IIT Study

Cutting Household Fuel Use May Save 2.7 Lakh Lives Annually In India: IIT Study
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A study conducted by IIT Delhi shows that air pollution in India can reach within the limits prescribed by National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) by mitigating the use of household fuels ...
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Traffic Pollution Caused Asthma In 350,000 Indian Kids In 2015: Lancet Study

Traffic Pollution Caused Asthma In 350,000 Indian Kids In 2015: Lancet Study
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The researchers used NO2 - a component of air pollution, made up of pollutants including particulate matter, ozone, carbon monoxide, as a surrogate for the traffic pollution mixture to focus specifically on the effects of traffic pollution on childhood asthma ...
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National Green Tribunal Raps Delhi Pollution Control Committee Over Air Quality

National Green Tribunal Raps Delhi Pollution Control Committee Over Air Quality
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Noting DPCC’s actions and the defeat of law on regular basis, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) said, central government may handover the functions of defiant DPCC to the Central Pollution Control Board ...
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World Health Day 2019: Air Pollution Is Taking Heavy Toll On People’s Health In India, Say Doctors

World Health Day 2019: Air Pollution Is Taking Heavy Toll On People’s Health In India, Say DoctorsWorld Health Day 2019: Air Pollution Is Taking Heavy Toll On People’s Health In India, Say Doctors
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With a rise in the number of patients suffering directly and indirectly from air pollution-related diseases in the last few years, doctors suggest that it is the high time the government and the people come together to end the woes of deteriorating air quality ...
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Elections 2019: Climate Change Master Plan Needs To Be On India’s Electoral Agenda, Say Expert

Elections 2019: Climate Change Master Plan Needs To Be On India's Electoral Agenda, say expert
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The World Bank observes that India is among the countries most vulnerable to climate change and thus it is imperative that the issues related to the environment are addressed in the electoral agenda of the candidates running for Lok Sabha elections 2019 ...
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Elections 2019: Congress To Strengthen National Clean Air Programme To Fight Air Pollution, Says Rahul Gandhi

Elections 2019: Congress To Strengthen National Clean Air Programme To Fight Air Pollution, Says Rahul Gandhi
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Talking about air pollution in a Facebook post, Congress President Rahul Gandhi said that the Indian National Congress party is determined to tackle the problem of deteriorating air in the country ...
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1.2 Million Deaths In India In 2017, Courtesy Air Pollution

1.2 Million Deaths In India In 2017, Courtesy Air Pollution
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Here is a low down of the number of deaths associated with exposure to different kinds of pollution and its impact on life expectancy, as reported in the State of Global Air report 2019 ...
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Right To Life Implies Right To A Clean Environment, Says The Former Chairperson Of The National Green Tribunal

Right To Life Implies Right To A Clean Environment, Says The Former Chairperson Of The National Green Tribunal
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While addressing a conference on environmental laws, the former chairperson of the National Green Tribunal, Justice Swatanter Kumar expressed serious concern over receding of glaciers, deforestation, toxic waste arising out of ship-breaking and non-implementation of existing laws ...
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Elections 2019: Congress Manifesto Recognising Air Pollution As Crisis Is A Positive Move, Say Experts

Air Pollution: Congress Manifesto Recognising Deteriorating Air As Crisis Is A Positive Move, Say Experts
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The election manifesto, released by the Indian National Congress in New Delhi, promises that effective actions will be taken to combat air pollution, an issue recognised by the party as a public health emergency in India, here is experts’ take on the same ...
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India’s Push To Go Electric: How Is The Country Pushing For E-Mobility

India’s Push To Go Electric:
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India has set an ambitious target of deploying 30 per cent of total vehicles as electric vehicles by 2030 which is only 11 years from now but where are we today in term of the deployment of electric vehicles and are we headed in the right direction? ...
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