User: ajayc Topic: Environmental Justice Issues
Category: Pollution
Last updated: Oct 19 2019 13:36 IST RSS 2.0
 
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All eyes on biogas plants as cities continue to grapple with overflowing landfills 29.12.2018 Citizen Matters
India is set to have 5000 waste to energy plants in the next five years that will convert agricultural residue, cattle dung and municipal solid waste into usable biogas. But are the conditions conducive and will it solve the waste crisis in our cities?
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How garbage burning contributes to Bengaluru’s air quality crisis 28.12.2018 Citizen Matters
The mismanagement of solid waste continues in Bengaluru with incessant garbage burning. There are PILs filed in the High Court, but will they help reducing burning of garbage?
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Thoubal river issue surfaces again 28.12.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Thoubal river issue surfaces again
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Comprehensive and Coordinated Efforts Required to Free Delhi of Air and Water Pollution 28.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Shri Nitin Gadkari and Chief Minister of Delhi Shri Arvind Kejriwal today laid the foundation stone of nine projects for Yamuna Rejuvenation under Namami Gange Programme in New Delhi.
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Year End Review: Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. 27.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The year 2018 was a testimony to India’s leadership and commitment on environmental issues as the Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi was awarded the United Nation's highest environmental honour - Champions of the Earth Award.
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Metro construction cripples Hosur Road 27.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The situation of traffic on Hosur road captures the issues with urban planning in Bengaluru in a microcosm. The city never braced itself for the kind of population explosion it has witnessed.
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Year End Review 2018 – Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises 27.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
  Global Mobility Summit:  The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi,outlined the vision for the future of mobility in India, in the Global Mobility Summit held in New Delhi in September this year.
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Delhi: Air quality improves to ‘very poor’ as wind conditions turn more favourable 26.12.2018 Scroll.in
The air quality index in the city was 373 at 6 pm on Wednesday, after remaining in the ‘severe’ category since Sunday.
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Temperature down to 3.6 degrees Celsius in Delhi as North India grapples with cold wave 26.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The weather also intensified in Jammu and Kashmir, with Jammu city recording the season’s coldest night at 3.5 degrees Celsius.
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Delhi`s air quality at `very poor` level 26.12.2018 Zee News : India National
Industrial activities in pollution hotspots of Wazirpur, Mundka, Narela, Bawana, Sahibabad and Faridabad, and construction work across Delhi-NCR will remain shut till Wednesday. 
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Delhi’s electric vehicle policy promises cleaner air – but no brakes on fuel-run cars is a worry 26.12.2018 Scroll.in
The draft policy mentions charging points and subsidies for the purchase of electric vehicles.
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Delhi`s polluted air on Christmas almost as bad as day after Diwali 25.12.2018 Zee News : India National
The Centre-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting (SAFAR) recorded an AQI of 423.
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Current Affairs wrap for the day: December 25th 2018 25.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
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Air pollution: Delhi will implement odd-even scheme whenever required, says CM Arvind Kejriwal 25.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
He also urged the central government to call a meeting of neighbouring states to help reduce pollution as ‘air has no boundary’.
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Odd-even scheme may be brought back, says CM Arvind Kejriwal as air pollution rises in Delhi 25.12.2018 Zee News : States
Delhi's air quality remained in the 'severe' category for the fourth consecutive day on Tuesday.
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Pollution body bans construction work across Delhi-NCR till Wednesday as air quality deteriorates 24.12.2018 Scroll.in
Units located in Wazirpur, Mundka, Narela, Bawana, Sahibabad and Faridabad areas will remain shut.
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Delhi-NCR air quality drops to ‘severe’ category, officials advise residents to stay indoors 24.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Officials said weather conditions would cause the air quality levels to remain severe for a few more days.
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Experts stress stricter implementation of laws to combat pollution 24.12.2018 Sify Finance
Expressing alarm over air pollution in the national capital, experts and stakeholders on Sunday stressed stricter enforcement of environmental laws, stronger legal and institutional frameworks and technological capacity of pollution control boards to tackle grave challenges to public health.
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Delhi, NCR shivers and chokes as cold wave and pollution intensify 24.12.2018 Zee News : India National
A thick blanket of fog on Monday morning made matters worse for residents even as the temperature fell to 5.1 degree Celsius at around 0630hrs.
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India may tackle its air pollution crisis only when the rich can no longer escape it 23.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
For now, the wealthy think they can escape.
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