User: ajayc Topic: Environmental Justice Issues
Category: Pollution
Last updated: Jul 02 2020 11:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Indian households’ ineffective waste management is putting sanitation workers at risk of Covid-19 10.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Sanitation workers, like frontline health workers, should be provided with personal protective equipment.
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Air pollution linked to higher COVID-19 death rates: US study 9.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
Air pollution linked to higher COVID-19 death rates: US study
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Scribe for annual global lockdown 9.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
Scribe for annual global lockdown
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Air quality in Delhi declines after people burst crackers on PM’s ‘light candles’ appeal 6.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Air pollution levels had significantly dropped with the imposition of the 21-day lockdown to slow down transmission of the coronavirus.
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No impact of lockdown on Guwahati’s air quality 6.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
No impact of lockdown on Guwahati’s air quality
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Yamuna turning transparent sans human activity 5.4.2020 Rediff: News
The Yamuna river gets polluted due to bathing by floating population, throwing flowers, garlands and other worship material as well as the industrial affluent.
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Coronavirus lockdown has significantly improved air quality, says pollution control board 2.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Air Quality Index in Delhi at 4 pm was 69, in the ‘satisfactory’ category, according to the Central Pollution Control Board.
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Lockdown leads to lower air pollution levels 2.4.2020 Rediff: Business
The nationwide 'Janta Curfew' followed by the 21-day lockdown to combat the coronavirus outbreak have led to a significant reduction in pollution in the country, with 91 cities recording air quality in the 'good' and 'satisfactory' category on March 29, a Central Pollution Control Board report has stated. Travel restrictions and the closure of industries have helped reduce the pollution level, it said.
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Lockdown: 90 cities in India record minimal pollution 29.3.2020 Rediff: News
Welcoming the reduction in pollution, environmentalists urged the government to treat it as a "wake-up call" and stop its "obsession" with "development" at the cost of the environment.
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TRCC warn against river pollution 22.3.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
TRCC warn against river pollution
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Bringing the house sparrows back home 20.3.2020 Hindu: National
Sighting the once-ubiquitous bird is now a rarity in the city
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Row over KSPCB chairperson post: HC says govt. ‘misinterpreted’ its order, asks it to withdraw letter 19.3.2020 Hindu: Home
The High Court of Karnataka on Wednesday asked the State government to withdraw a letter, written to the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPC
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Water supply to three panchayats disrupted 19.3.2020 Hindu: Kochi
Pumping halted after contaminated water enters system
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A forest on 20 cents for Asramam 18.3.2020 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Area will be transformed into a thick Miyawaki forest with native trees in 3 years
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How the environment became the unexpected beneficiary of Coronavirus 18.3.2020 Hindu: Policy & Issues
To match the changing expectations of social distancing, the tourism industry is now leaving a considerably smaller carbon footprint
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Coronavirus | Air is cleaner with COVID-19 lockdown 18.3.2020 Hindu: Policy & Issues
KSPCB figures between Saturday and Monday show weekday had lower pollution levels than weekend
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Agencies fined ₹1 crore for flouting dust norms 18.3.2020 Hindu: Delhi
Delhi Police, DDA among those penalised by the DPCC
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HC sets aside KSPCB’s environmental compensation charges on industries 18.3.2020 Hindu: Home
Court says there was no direction to KSPCB from NGT to collect such charge
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Coronavirus | Air pollution may further impact patients, say doctors 17.3.2020 Hindu: Internet
Those in polluted regions and with compromised lung function should take extra care, they say.
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Panel to look into groundwater pollution charge 17.3.2020 Hindu: Health
Locals complain to TSPCB about Divi’s Labs pumping pharma effluents into the ground
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