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Punjab Farmers To Get 28,000 Agro-Machines From The State Government To Tackle Stubble Burning

Punjab Farmers To Get 28,000 Agro-Machines From The State Government To Tackle Stubble Burning
Air Pollution News Punjab
In a bid to prevent air pollution caused by stubble burning, the agriculture department of Punjab has undertaken a task of providing advanced machinery to the farmers to tackle farm waste, by September 15 ...
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Air Pollution And Groundwater Depletion In Northwest India, Are The Two Problems Linked? A New Study Thinks So

Air Pollution And Groundwater Depletion In Northwest India, Are The Two Problems Linked? A New Study Thinks So
Air Pollution News
The study, Trade-offs Between Groundwater Conservation and Air Pollution From Agricultural Fires in Northwest India, reveals that water-use policies require farmers to transplant rice later in the year, delaying harvests and concentrates agricultural burnings of crop residues in November resulting in increased air pollution ...
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Electric Vehicles To Become Cheaper From August 1 As GST Rates On Vehicles And Chargers Have Been Slashed

Electric Vehicles To Become Cheaper From August 1, As GST Rates On Vehicles And Chargers Have Been Slashed
Air Pollution Electric Vehicles News
The GST Council has also approved exemption from GST on hiring of electric buses by local authorities to popularise electric mobility as a means of public transport, in addition to reducing GST on electric vehicles and EV chargers ...
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There Has Been Reduction In Incidents Of Paddy Residue Burning By Farmers, Says Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar

There Has Been Reduction In Incidents Of Paddy Residue Burning By Farmers, Says Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar
Air Pollution News
The government has accepted that the smoke from stubble burning by farmers in Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh contributes to the air pollution during winters, however also claimed that the cases of stubble burning have reduced ...
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Tree Plantation: Uttar Pradesh Government Targets To Plant 22 Crore Saplings By The End Of August

Tree Plantation: Uttar Pradesh Government Targets To Plant 22 Crore Saplings By The End Of August
Air Pollution News Uttar Pradesh
The government of Uttar Pradesh is planning to plant 22 crore saplings in August, as compared to 9 crore saplings planted last year, however, environmental activists express concerns due to the poor execution of the last plantation drive and low survival of plants ...
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Transition To Electric Vehicles May Take Longer Than 2030: The Energy And Resources Institute

Transition To Electric Vehicles May Take Longer Than 2030: The Energy And Resources Institute
Electric Vehicles News
According to The Energy And Resources Institute (TERI), while electric vehicles are environment-friendly and the running cost of these vehicles is cheaper, the EVs have not become popular in the country yet ...
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Air Pollution: What Is Particulate Matter And How Does It Affect The Human Body

Air Pollution: What Is Particulate Matter And How Does It Affect The Human Body
Air Pollution Swachh Guide
Particulate matter (PM), nitrogen dioxide, sulphur dioxide and ozone are the major contributors to air pollution and determine the varied levels of air quality index. What is particulate matter and what are its harmful effects? ...
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Air Pollution: National Green Tribunal Seeks Report On Schools In Meerut Using Diesel Generators

National Green Tribunal Seeks Report On Plea Alleging Air Pollution By Schools In Meerut
Air Pollution News Uttar Pradesh
The National Green Tribunal had earlier directed the Ministry of Environment and Forests to issue guidelines on violation of environmental norms by educational institutions across the country ...
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Polluting Units Cannot Be Allowed In Residential Areas: Green Tribunal On Industries In Maharashtra’s Malegaon

Polluting Units Cannot Be Allowed In Residential Areas: NGT
Air Pollution Maharashtra News
National Green Tribunal expressed concerns over the increasing plastic waste in the Girna river and air pollution caused by industries in and around Malegaon, Maharashtra and has formed a committee to investigate the health impact of industrial pollution in the area ...
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IIT Roorkee Collaborates With Power Grid Corporation To Work On Reducing Energy Consumption

IIT Roorkee Collaborates With Power Grid Corporation To Work On Reducing Energy Consumption
News Uttarakhand
The collaboration targets to bring together academic and industry/corporate prowess, in building efficient, reliable and low-cost energy systems ...
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To Promote Green Mobility, TVS Launches India’s First Ethanol-Based Motorcycle

To Promote Green Mobility, TVS Launches India's First Ethanol-Based Motorcycle
Air Pollution News
According to TVS Chairman, Venu Srinivasan the two-wheeler industry is working towards green and sustainable future mobility solution spanning across fully electric mobility, hybrid technology and alternate fuels, to curb vehicular pollution and reduce dependence on petroleum ...
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80 City-Centric Plans Coming Soon To Make Earth Green, Sky Blue Again, Says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar

80 City-Centric Plans Coming Soon To Make Earth Green, Sky Blue Again, Says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar
Air Pollution News
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said that the Environment Ministry has earmarked Rs 460 crore for an action plan to implement "Control of Pollution" programme for 80 most polluted cities in India ...
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