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Friday, Oct 23, 2020

Garbage burning

Oct 16, 2020 17:27
The city recorded an air quality index (AQI) of 251 at 10 am. The 24-hour average AQI was 315 on Thursday, the worst since February 12 (AQI 320). read more
Nov 26, 2019 00:04
Senior officials of the Delhi Fire Services (DFS) said that apart from Monday’s fire, nearly 18 garbage burning and open fires were reported from across the city over the weekend (Saturday and Sunday). read more
Nov 01, 2019 20:37
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal told students that smoke emanating from stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana was causing air pollution in the city and urged them to write letters to the chief ministers of both the states. read more
Sep 25, 2019 22:32
While the drive against construction dust is carried out throughout the year — as part of the Graded Response Action Plan — the efforts are stepped up during winter. read more
Aug 27, 2019 19:14
On Tuesday, residents witnessed black clouds spiralling out from an open plot, wherein garbage was set on fire, adjacent to the Blue Ridge Public School where children were engaged in their physical education class. read more
Aug 12, 2019 00:18
A first-of-its-kind satellite study of the city by air pollution research group UrbanEmissions.info identified that activities and their scale of operations across these 12 areas had a direct impact on rising PM2.5 – fine toxic particles that stay in... read more
Jun 12, 2019 13:04
While Tuesday morning saw heavy winds causing dust pollution and creating a haze in the city, the pollution levels of the city were well above standard on Sunday and Monday. read more
Jan 18, 2019 13:33
The CPCB in three separate notices — all dated January 16 — held Delhi’s three civic bodies responsible for violation of green norms. read more
Jan 04, 2019 18:22
Various road stretches in Sarai Rohilla, Anand Vihar, Zakhira Najafgarh Road, Soan Park, Azadpur Mandi where heavy traffic congestion is resulting in increase in pollution were identified. read more
Nov 22, 2018 10:23
The move came after Harsh Vardhan, union environment minister, directed the CPCB on October 27 to initiate criminal proceedings against government agencies that failed to take action against polluting sources even after being informed. read more
Oct 14, 2018 14:41
Under the emergency plan called Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP), stringent actions are implemented based on the air quality of Delhi. read more
May 22, 2018 17:36
The notices were sent to the two gram panchayats following the complaint by Hinjewadi IT park residents welfare association, the MPCB officials said on Monday. read more
Apr 19, 2018 13:56
Burning of waste is a major source of pollution and is banned by the National Green Tribunal. read more