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Narain determined to get petcoke import banned

Green activist Sunita Narain on Thursday said the Environment Pollution Control Authority, of which she is a member, is determined to get a ban on petcoke import as the country should not become a dumping ground for the fuel from the US and other ... Prokerala, 1 month ago

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Poor Delhi air may lead to parking fee hike

FC Bureau City: New Delhi Delhi’s air quality, which has entered the red zone, may trigger an increase in the parking fee for vehicles by up to four times in the next few days. The measure, if required, will be enforced under the Graded Response Action ...
 The Financial Chronicle5 days ago Delhi's 'poor' air may trigger increase in vehicle parking fee  Business Standard5 days ago
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Graded action plan enforced in Delhi to combat air pollution

The Badarpur power plant has been shut, diesel generators banned, hundreds of brick kilns ordered to stop production, and if the air quality worsens, Delhiites may have to shell out more as parking fee, possibly four times the current amount. The Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution Prevention and Control Authority, a body empowered to enforce the Graded Response Action Plan under which these steps have been taken, made it clear that if needed it will not hesitate to enforce the ...
 Rediff.com5 days ago

EPCA studying efficacy of green tax on trucks in reduction of

The efficacy of the green tax imposed on trucks entering Delhi in reducing diesel emissions, a major factor behind the city's poor air quality, is being studied by a Supreme Court-mandated panel.Officials of the Delhi Transport Department, the South Delhi ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
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A thousand mutinies over garbage

What will Indian cities do about its growing mountains of waste? IMAGE: Delhi garbage dumps like this one are full. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters Recently, two people died in Delhi because the garbage mountain of the city collapsed on them. The waste dump, called landfill for want of a better word, is more than 50 metres high. It is one of the city’s three landfills, and its capacity has long been exhausted. Everybody knew this was a disaster waiting to happen. It did. IMAGE: A ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago
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CR to have common Air Quality Index by October

People in and around Delhi may soon know more about the air they breathe in, as the national capital region (NCR) -- counted as among the worlds most polluted -- will shortly have a common air quality index (AQI) based on data from around 50 monitoring ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago NCR to get common Air Quality Index by October  DNA1 month ago

Country Report

THE BACKDROP TO this collection of essays, put crudely, is the rise of the Right and decline of the Left and centre. In her Introduction, editor Nidhi Razdan, a TV anchor with NDTV 24x7 , speed-maps today’s terrain by name-checking the landmark ...
 Open Magazine1 month ago
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How to make the people use toilets

How does a country make its people use toilets? Blaming and shaming is not the way. Lack of sanitation is leading to avoidable deaths of infants, and underweight and stunted children. IMAGE: Report after report has shown that toilets are built, but not used. The 2015 report of the Comptroller and Auditor General had found that 20 per cent of the toilets built under government programmes remained locked or were being used as storerooms. But this toilet is being used as a bride holds the wedding ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

CSE hails SC order on no insurance without PUC

Hailing the Supreme Court's order that vehicle insurance should be renewed unless the owner provides pollution under control (PUC) certificate, a green body said "it is an important step forward". "In Delhi, only 23 per cent of vehicles come for the PUC ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
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