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Sunday, Aug 25, 2019
news about Epca
Aug 16, 2019 22:06
The decision to extend the deadline was taken after several transporters’ unions wrote to the Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) and the south corporation seeking more time to buy the RFID tags. read more
Aug 14, 2019 04:24
In the first week of the project, commercial vehicles without the tags will have to shell out twice the Environment Compensation Charge (ECC) and the municipal toll tax, depending on the category of the vehicle. read more
Jul 29, 2019 21:14
The apex court asked all municipal corporations of Delhi to identify a residential colony where they can launch a pilot project based on EPCA’s suggestion on the parking policy. read more
Jul 22, 2019 03:19
The petition claims that EPCA was formed by the Centre at the instance of the SC in 1998 to deal with environment and pollution-related problems of NCR. read more
Apr 23, 2019 04:04
The combustion of diesel is known to emit over 40 kinds of toxic contaminants into the atmosphere, including benzene, arsenic and formaldehyde. read more
Mar 30, 2019 11:10
An assessment by the SC-appointed body says several multilevel car parks (MLCPs) remain largely underutilised. This is because there is no parking charge on roads, footpaths and parks, whereas the MLCPs charge money. read more
Mar 30, 2019 05:29
Among the other proposals under the Delhi Maintenance and Management of Parking Rules, 2017, are customised parking management plans for each neighbourhood and making green spaces, parks and footpaths out of bounds for parking. read more
Mar 15, 2019 10:32
EPCA had banned nighttime construction in Delhi on November 12, 2018 when air started deteriorating. No such ban was, however, imposed in the NCR. read more
Mar 07, 2019 04:04
The issue was discussed in a meeting held by the SC-appointed committee. In the meeting, EPCA directed the pollution control authorities of Delhi, UP, Haryana and Rajasthan to provide details of an audit of industries that use agro-based fuel. read more
Mar 06, 2019 00:59
The Supreme Court-appointed body Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA)  has asked governments of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan to ensure that all four-wheelers — both old and new — have colour-coded fuel stickers... read more
Feb 26, 2019 05:34
The Environmental Pollution Control Authority directed the Haryana State Pollution Control Board to ensure that its civic agencies, namely GMDA and MCG, implement steps to prevent unauthorised dumping of waste in water bodies. read more
Feb 17, 2019 19:41
Authorities must charge a fee for parking of vehicles in residential neighbourhoods, the Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) told the Supreme Court on Friday, taking a stand that’s opposed to the Delhi government’s. read more
Feb 05, 2019 15:16
The EPE and WPE together form an outer ring road around Delhi with a total length of 270km providing an alternate route to where all vehicles, not destined for Delhi, could be diverted. read more
Feb 05, 2019 13:31
The proposal to use ECC funds has been advised by EPCA after the Delhi government said it does not have adequate finances to meet its share of Rs 1,138 crore for the first phase of proposed RRTS between Delhi, Ghaziabad and Meerut. read more
Jan 15, 2019 13:52
A pilot project is also being considered for Delhi and NCR towns where insurance companies, after insuring the vehicle, inform local enforcement agencies like the police and RTO whether the vehicle in question has a PUC certificate or not. read more