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Dec 25, 2018
Delhi pollution: EPCA shuts industries, bans construction activities for 3 days as national capital's air quality remains 'severe'The Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) on Monday imposed a three-day ban on industrial activities in pollution hotspots and construction work across Delhi-NCR in view of the national capital's 'severe' air quality.
Dec 08, 2018
Delhi's air quality remains very poor; EPCA finds rampant illegal activities at pollution hotspots across cityDelhi's air quality remained very poor on Saturday as inspections by Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution Control Authority found rampant illegal activities.
Dec 03, 2018
NGT fines Delhi govt Rs 25 cr for failing to curb air pollution; officials, people polluting environment not sparedThe money will be deducted from the salary of Delhi government officials and the people polluting the environment. The tribunal also stated that if the Arvind Kejriwal-led government fails to pay the fine, it will have to pay a fine of Rs 10 crore per month.
Nov 01, 2018
EPCA's move to ban private vehicles in Delhi not logical, it's a Tughlaqi decision, says ex-pollution control board scientistThe EPCA, in a press statement issued on Wednesday, further confirmed it’s stand and said that the measure to reduce pollution would be implemented whenever there is urgent requirement to control air pollution.
Oct 31, 2018
Delhi’s air quality marginally improves from 'severe' to ‘very poor’ after increase in early morning wind speedAn official with the Centre-run SAFAR said the improvement in Delhi's air quality can be attributed to increased speed of early morning winds.
Oct 25, 2018
Delhi air quality to remain 'very poor' for next two days; pollution levels raised by stubble-burning in Punjab, HaryanaDelhi's air quality on Thursday dipped to 'very poor' barely few days after staying in the 'poor' category. According to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the Air Quality Index (AQI) in Delhi was recorded at 337.
Oct 23, 2018
Delhi smog: Don't blame the farmers for poor air! Stubble-farming is compulsion, not choice when no cheap options existIt is easy to criticise why farmers burn stubble when it equally impacts their health but the major problem is with the small farmers who are at the receiving ends.
Oct 15, 2018
Graded Response Action Plan back in Delhi as authorities struggle to keep rapidly rising pollution in checkDiesel generators are already banned as air pollution level has reached the ‘Very Poor’ level as the presence of PM2.5 or PM10 concentration in air is between 121-250µg/m3 or 351-430 µg/m3 respectively.
Jun 16, 2018
Delhi experiences dip in pollution levels, but air quality in capital still remains in 'severe' categoryDelhi's pollution levels decreased on Saturday but continued to remain in the 'severe' category, even as authorities expressed hope that the air quality would improve.
Dec 07, 2017
NGT slams Punjab, Haryana govt for filing generalised action plan to combat air pollutionThe National Green Tribunal on Thursday slammed Punjab and Haryana governments for filing generalised action plans to combat air pollution