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Stubble Burning: With Little Time Left For Wheat Sowing, Stubble Fires Spike In Punjab

Stubble Burning: With Little Time Left For Wheat Sowing, Stubble Fires Spike In Punjab
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As only a little time is left for sowing wheat and with 30 per cent of paddy yet to be harvested, stubble burning incidents have shot up in Punjab over the last few days further intensifying the air pollution problem ...
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Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan Ministers Skip Meet On Pollution

Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan Ministers Skip Meet On Pollution
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To study deteriorating air quality of Delhi, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan had called a crucial meeting of ministers and officials from Delhi's neighbouring states which was skipped Ministers from Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan ...
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Punjab, Haryana Witness Decline In Stubble-Burning, Says Punjab Pollution Control Board

Punjab, Haryana Witness Decline In Stubble-Burning, Says Punjab Pollution Control Board
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Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) data reflects that 7503 cases of stubble-burning have been reported until October 26 this year which was 13,364 and 19,879 in the corresponding period of 2017 and 2016 respectively ...
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Biomass Burning, One Of The Major Sources Of Air Pollution May Spike 45% By 2050: Study

Biomass Burning, One Of The Major Sources Of Air Pollution May Spike 45% By 2050: Study
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A study published in ‘Journal of Cleaner Production’ this month found that 488 metric tonnes of the total crop residue was generated in India in 2017 and about 24 per cent of it was burnt in agricultural fields, mainly in Punjab and Harayna resulting in emissions of air pollutants, including greenhouse gases ...
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Stubble Burning: Punjab Expects 70 Per Cent Drop In Stubble Fires This Season, Says Official

Stubble Burning: Punjab Expects 70 Per Cent Drop In Stubble Fires This Season, Says Official
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Punjab Agriculture Secretary K S Pannu said that the state is doing its best to curb stubble burning and is expecting not more than 12,000 stubble burning incidents this season ...
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‘It Takes Just A Matchstick’: Punjab Farmers Take The Cheaper Way Out To Deal With Paddy Stubble

'It Takes Just A Matchstick': Punjab Farmers Take The Cheaper Way Out To Deal With Paddy Stubble
Air Pollution News Punjab
Even though the administration is trying to curb stubble burning, the farmers in the state continue to defy the ban on the practice amid a lack of financial incentives ...
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Stubble Burning: A Bale Of Paddy Straw- Convert It Into Biofuel, Don’t Burn It, A Punjab Startup Shows The Way

Stubble Burning: A Bale Of Paddy Straw- Convert It Into Biofuel, Don’t Burn It, A Punjab Startup Shows The Way
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Farm2energy, a startup in Punjab provides solution to the air pollution through establishing bio-energy plants and offering residue handling services to the farmers resulting in reducing overall costs for the farmers ...
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Punjab Farmer Sows Wheat Without Burning Stubble, Shows Way

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Surjeet Singh of Sadhugarh village has been sowing wheat directly into the hard soil of his fields amid the residue paddy stubble without ever burning it since 2001 ...
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Punjab Sets Up Task Force To Free Budha Drain Of Effluents

Punjab Sets Up Task Force To Free Budha Drain Of Effluents
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The Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has directed the Chief Secretary Karan Avtar Singh to constitute the task force to study and suggest measures to address issues of treating industrial effluents, solid waste management, and ways to proactively engage with the public at large in this cause ...
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India Aims To Cut Stubble Burning In Key States By 70 Per cent, But Experts Skeptical

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In view of increasing air pollution, governments has been educating farmers about the problems of burning stubble as well as providing subsidies for equipment to handle the stubble, the experts think this is not enough ...
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Punjab Chief Minister Advises Farmers To Abide By NGT Laws On Stubble Burning

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Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh extended his sympathies towards the farmers but urged them to follow the NGT orders and not burn stubble ...
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Air Pollution: Farmers In Punjab, Haryana Defy Ban On Stubble Burning

Air Pollution: Farmers In Punjab, Haryana Defy Ban On Stubble Burning
Air Pollution News Punjab
Stubble burning is a major cause of air pollution in Punjab and Haryana and also in Delhi but many farmers are defying the ban on stubble burning, claiming they are "compelled" to do so in the absence of any financial support from the government ...
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