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Sunday, Oct 20, 2019
news about Cpcb
Oct 19, 2019 21:03
Scientists from IIT-Delhi have been working on a bimonthly action plan to help the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) identify polluting areas in the city in advance and take pre-emptive action there. read more
Oct 19, 2019 01:04
Schools should also provide transport to students to avoid the bunching of private vehicles outside, said CPCB member secretary Prashant Gargava. read more
Oct 18, 2019 15:56
The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) also asked schools to provide their own transport to children so that private vehicles don’t bunch outside schools. read more
Oct 16, 2019 20:28
The CM said the claim was “misleading” and asserted that no government agency had the specific machinery to measure either the component or causes of pollution. read more
Oct 12, 2019 00:49
A departmental investigation found carbon on walls and air pollution above principles in the area surrounding the industrial unit: Harjit Singh, PPCB executive engineer, Sangrur read more
Oct 08, 2019 01:34
An AQI in the range of 0-50 is considered ‘good’, 51-100 ‘satisfactory’, 101-200 ‘moderate’, 201-300 ‘poor’, 301-400 ‘very poor’ and 401-500 ‘severe’, as per norms laid down by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). read more
Sep 15, 2019 02:21
The day temperature on Wednesday was recorded at 37.8 degrees Celsius and the temperature on Thursday was 37.6 degrees Celsius. read more
Sep 12, 2019 23:28
The difficulty in credibly tracking air quality arises from problems with the underlying data. read more
Sep 07, 2019 23:29
The CPCB has asked government agencies to identify and target all sources of pollution in the hotspots during winter while road-owning agencies such as the PWD and civic bodies have been asked to repair all unpaved roads in the seven areas before wi... read more
Sep 03, 2019 06:54
The fund will be utilised in coming months, in view of the approaching winter season, when pollution levels are expected to spike once again, HSPCB officials said. read more
Aug 31, 2019 01:50
PM 2.5 is the most critical pollutant in Delhi’s air. It can penetrate deep inside the lungs and affect public health adversely. read more
Aug 29, 2019 23:43
Mumbai was one of the 18 cities in the state that were asked to submit air pollution mitigation plans under Union environment ministry’s National Clean Air Action Plan (NACP), aimed at reducing emission sources by 30% by 2024. read more
Aug 25, 2019 18:05
In Haryana, the CPCB found that nine CETPs were discharging industrial effluents, which do not meet safety standards. read more
Aug 19, 2019 06:10
According to the CPCB’s Air Quality Early Warning System for Delhi-NCR, “Air quality is likely to deteriorate marginally between Monday and Tuesday and may stay in the ‘satisfactory’ category.” read more
Aug 19, 2019 05:40
A bench headed by National Green Tribunal chairperson Adarsh Kumar Goel said a committee be formed to “examine” the matter. read more