The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has warned highly-polluting industries like pharmaceuticals, fertilisers and oil refineries that their licences will be withdrawn if they fail to put in place an online emission and effluent monitoring system by June.
Health Ministry is unaware of a WHO report which says radiations emanating from mobile towers can "possibly cause cancer", the Central Information Commission has noted in its order while asking it to explain measures taken to inform people of its harmful effects.
An average day in Delhi would be considered a very bad-air day in Beijing which, unlike Delhi, has a five-year action plan in place to protect its citizens from harmful air, Greenpeace India today claimed.
Observing that corporates seek "short cuts" to get clearance for their environment projects, a high level committee has suggested setting up of a 'single window' clearance system for green projects to significantly reduce the processing time.
The National Green Tribunal on Thursday directed constitution of a committee to take sample of ambient air quality from across Delhi city at different intervals and inform it about the safest period during which national capital residents can travel without risk to their health.
Expressing concern over continued 'dieselisation' based on outdated vehicle technology and "dirty diesel", a research and advocacy group today demanded creation of a clean fuel fund to introduce clean diesel to cut public health risks.
A day after the Supreme Court asked the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to take action against industrial units polluting Ganga, the Tribunal has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to upload on its website the criteria for classification of industries.
The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has set up a mechanism under its environmental surveillance squad programme to carry out surprise inspections and assessment of pollution levels of industrial units, the Lok Sabha was informed today.
Concerned over effluents discharged into the Ganga and the Yamuna, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) today directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) to conduct a joint inspection of "seriously polluting industries" on the bank of both the rivers.
In a bid to tackle pollution in several river stretches across the state, the Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) has roped in a Mumbai-based expert, who will submit a report documenting the causes as well as the steps needed to improve the situation.
The Odisha High Court has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to conduct a fresh study on pollution in the Brahmani river, the second largest river in Odisha after the Mahanadi, a lawyer said Thursday.
The National Green Tribunal Tuesday restrained the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) till December 20 from going ahead with the selection process for appointment of its Chairman in the wake of the allegation that persons being considered for the post do not satisfy the eligibility criteria.