Central Pollution Control Board

Significant improvement in Delhi air quality in past one year: Central Pollution Control Board

Significant improvement in Delhi air quality in past one year: Central Pollution Control Board

The Air Quality Index value for the capital was a "satisfactory" 83 today, according to the Central Pollution Control Board.

Jun 29, 2018, 12:59 PM IST
Despite ban on sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR, air quality worsened: CPCB

Despite ban on sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR, air quality worsened: CPCB

The apex court had on October 9 last year said that no firecrackers would be sold in the Delhi-NCR during Diwali while banning its sale till November 1, 2017.

Jan 05, 2018, 20:37 PM IST
Air quality deteriorates, pollution board asks Delhi-NCR to be prepared to implemment odd-even scheme

Air quality deteriorates, pollution board asks Delhi-NCR to be prepared to implemment odd-even scheme

Earlier, the NCR faced an "emergency or severe plus" air pollution situation between November 7 and 14.

Dec 21, 2017, 19:17 PM IST
Air quality in Delhi dips to 'very poor' after eight days

Air quality in Delhi dips to 'very poor' after eight days

The Central Pollution Control Board recorded an air quality index of 359, marking the return of 'very poor' air after eight days.

Dec 20, 2017, 22:14 PM IST
Worse air pollution this year but Diwali less polluting: CPCB

Worse air pollution this year but Diwali less polluting: CPCB

The air pollution situation in the NCR was worse this year against the situation in the peak season last year, the CPCB said on Friday.

Dec 16, 2017, 00:13 AM IST
Air quality back to ''very poor'' in Delhi-NCR

Air quality back to ''very poor'' in Delhi-NCR

At 7 pm, the level of major pollutant PM2.5 or particles in air with diameter less than 2.5mm, across 22 locations in Delhi-NCR was 126 or "very poor" against 87 or "moderate" on Thursday. 

Dec 08, 2017, 20:41 PM IST
In order to check pollution, Supreme Court wants banning of pet coke and furnace oil

In order to check pollution, Supreme Court wants banning of pet coke and furnace oil

The Supreme Court on asked all states and Union territories to consider prohibiting the use of pet coke and furnace oil by industries, saying it was a cause of pollution not only for the National Capital Region (NCR) but the entire nation.

Nov 17, 2017, 19:31 PM IST
Submit plan to tackle pollution in 2 weeks or get Rs 5 lakh deducted from salary: NGT pulls up state govts

Submit plan to tackle pollution in 2 weeks or get Rs 5 lakh deducted from salary: NGT pulls up state govts

Pressing on the immediate need for such a plan, the NGT said that it should be filed within 2 weeks. 

Nov 17, 2017, 14:20 PM IST
Air quality still very poor, NGT defers decision on construction, odd-even exemptions

Air quality still very poor, NGT defers decision on construction, odd-even exemptions

On Thursday, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), recorded the AQI of Delhi-NCR at 362 at 6 p.m. as compared to 353 on Wednesday.

Nov 16, 2017, 23:14 PM IST
Delhi air pollution: Public health emergency declared; people advised not to venture outside

Delhi air pollution: Public health emergency declared; people advised not to venture outside

Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Tuesday declared public health emergency in Delhi, due to high pollution level.

Nov 07, 2017, 11:23 AM IST
Delhi air quality drops, at least 12 times polluted in morning hours

Delhi air quality drops, at least 12 times polluted in morning hours

After a very short breather, Delhi and NCR on Sunday saw a considerable dip in the air quality, which was back under `severe` category at several places, while pollution levels at some places during morning hours were 12 to 19 times the permissible limit.

Nov 05, 2017, 21:10 PM IST
Air pollution to wreak havoc in Delhi-NCR in coming days

Air pollution to wreak havoc in Delhi-NCR in coming days

Easterly winds blowing from UP will trigger moisture in the air over the next few days and fog will start building from October 29.

Oct 26, 2017, 12:43 PM IST

Stubble burning, unfavourable winds affect Delhi's air

On Friday, Delhi`s PM10 was recorded at 142 microgrammes/cubic metre and PM2.5 at 74 microgrammes/cubic metre. For Saturday, SAFAR has projected it to be 138 and 70 respectively.

Oct 06, 2017, 20:34 PM IST
NGT notice to Centre on air pollution caused by ships

NGT notice to Centre on air pollution caused by ships

The tribunal was hearing a plea filed by lawyer Shibani Ghosh seeking directions to monitor the pollution caused by ships and vessels entering the Indian maritime coastal waters and submit a report to the NGT.

Jul 17, 2017, 20:19 PM IST
Supreme Court allows Delhi Police's plea for registration of vehicles

Supreme Court allows Delhi Police's plea for registration of vehicles

The Supreme Court on Friday allowed a plea of Delhi Police seeking its permission for registration of heavy vehicles, having engine capacity of above 2000cc, used for services like fire fighting and riots control.

Apr 13, 2017, 21:29 PM IST

Air pollution: Data on ozone-related deaths needs to be scrutinised, says Environment Minister Dave

The data related to ozone collected by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) for 2016 shows that ozone levels have not exceeded the permissible level of 100ug/m3 at any of the locations during 2016.

Mar 15, 2017, 09:41 AM IST

Supreme Court ban on sale, stocking of firecrackers to remain

The court in November directed suspension of all licences permitting the sale of fireworks in Delhi and NCR.

Feb 10, 2017, 18:37 PM IST
After two-day breather, Delhi's air quality plunges again

After two-day breather, Delhi's air quality plunges again

According to experts the rainfall that took place between January 25 to 27 was the reason behind the two-day breather.

Jan 30, 2017, 23:54 PM IST

'If need be, Delhi govt prepared to roll out odd-even'

Odd-even plan was implemented twice by the AAP government in the national capital-- in January and April last year.

Jan 16, 2017, 22:09 PM IST

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