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Farm fires contribute 33% to Delhi’s PM 2.5

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 8, 2018

If you were wondering why the pollution situation had again become grim after two days of relative calm, here’s part of your answer: a change in wind direction has resulted in the capital...

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National Buildings Construction Corporation issues new guidelines for contractors to curb air pollution

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 2, 2018

With all construction activities halted in the national capital for 10 days starting November 1 in view of rising air pollution, NBCC has come up with new guidelines for contractors at all its...

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10-day campaign to combat air pollution as Delhi gasps for breath

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 2, 2018

Deteriorating air quality in the National Capital Region (NCR) has set alarm bells ringing, pushing the centre to launch an aggressive Clean Air Campaign to combat the increasing air pollution...

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Dust from unpaved roads, traffic congestion main local factors behind pollution in Delhi-NCR

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 18, 2018

Dust from unpaved roads, construction activities and traffic congestion are some of the main local factors causing the air quality of Delhi-NCR to deteriorate as reported by 41 inspection teams...

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Owing to pollution, MAMC to soon have a Department of Environment Health

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 4, 2018

As the pollution in the national Capital keeps on getting bad to worse, Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC) is coming up with the Department of Occupational and Environment Health. The full-...

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Ban On Diesel Generators, Brick Kilns Lifted As Delhi Air Improves: Environment Pollution Control Authority

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 1, 2018

Starting today, the Badarpur power plant that has been shut for over four months can start temporary operation, ban on diesel generators will be lifted, and hundreds of brick kilns can resume...

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Air Pollution Monitoring System to be set up in Guwahati

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 27, 2018

International non-governmental organisation (NGO) Clean Air Asia (CAA) has proposed to set up a low-cost system to monitor air pollution in Guwahati and make the data accessible to all,...

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Air quality in Delhi deteriorates, enters red zone

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 6, 2017

The System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting Research (SAFAR), under the Ministry of Earth Sciences which monitors air pollution said that the air quality of the National Capital has become...

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Delhi, Faridabad among 5 cities with worst air pollution, says government

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 28, 2017

Delhi and Faridabad were among the top five cities with the worst air pollution in the country between 2015 and 2016, the Rajya Sabha was informed today. “Cities can be ranked on the basis of...

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Gurgaon: 3rd most polluted city on New Year

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 2, 2017

Fireworks burst by New Year's Eve revellers pushed Gurgaon up the charts to the third most polluted city in India, as air quality index (AQI) hit 367, which is considered `very poor'....

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