UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 06:19 PM IST
Many new chimneys will spit acid and power plants will have to reduce capacity to prevent environmental disaster.
By Jayashree Nandi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2020 11:08 AM IST
Other thermal power plants, located in areas where S02 levels are under control, can defer the installation of such equipment, the CEA said in a new report, which comes just two years before the deadline set by the environment ministry for all coal-fired power plants to meet safe emission norms.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 07, 2020 11:13 PM IST
By Ritesh Mishra | Hindustan Times, DIPKA (Chhattisgarh)
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2019 03:35 AM IST
According to surveys by UBS, approximately 5,000 trucks ferry out coal from the Dipka mine – adding toxic fumes and kicking up more dust from the broken roads.
By Manoj R Nair | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2019 11:36 PM IST
Creation of urban forests has been part of the agenda of India’s environment departments
By Badri Chatterjee | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2019 01:14 AM IST
A sharp drop in particulate pollution was recorded in 2001 when levels fell to 67.2µg/m3 while in 1999, they were at 115µg/m3. PM2.5 levels, which are being measured since 2015, were also the highest in 2018 for Mumbai. Levels of sulphur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxide (NOx) levels were within limits (see box).
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Gurugram
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2019 11:12 AM IST
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 03, 2018 10:06 AM IST
This monitoring would be carried out for 15 days to check how levels of such metals shoot up during the post-Diwali period.
By Sutirtho Patranobis | Hindustan Times, Beijing
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2018 11:50 PM IST
China issued the Air Pollution Prevention and Control Action Plan in 2013 and pumped in billions of yuan to reduce emissions from vehicle and fuels, coal-fired electric generating units and the industrial sector.