User: esg Topic: Bangalore
Category: Air Quality Monitoring
Last updated: Jun 08 2019 16:41 IST RSS 2.0
 
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How Bengaluru’s action plan proposes to beat air pollution 8.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Recently, a 44-point mega action plan was drafted to tackle air pollution in Bengaluru. The plan assigns tasks to multiple government agencies, to be completed in a time frame. Read more for details of the plan
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To beat air pollution, redesign Bengaluru’s action plan 5.6.2019 Citizen Matters
A 44-point action plan was proposed recently to improve Bengaluru's air quality. But the actions proposed are ineffective and undemocratic, opines the author
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Coalition of health experts and environmentalists to fight air pollution in Bengaluru 5.4.2019 Citizen Matters
The Healthy Air Coalition was launched in the city today, to combat air pollution and its health impacts. As part of the initiative, forty new air quality monitoring stations will be installed in the city to gather high-quality data on air pollution
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If you’re in Manali, this is why you are always coughing! 14.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Or in Ennore, for that matter. Heavy and polluted emissions from the petrochemical, thermal and fertiliser plants in these areas of north Chennai are taking a heavy toll on health of citizens. Respiratory and skin diseases are the most common.
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Can mechanised sweepers help Bengaluru deal with dust? 4.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
While BBMP plans to introduce more than 30 mechanised sweepers in the near future to address dust pollution in the city, experts and researchers advocate a holistic approach towards eliminating dust.
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Here’s how BMTC is trying to keep emission levels in check 23.11.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
With over 6000 buses, many of them being very old, the city transport system in Bengaluru could easily be a bulk entity that can be targeted for vehicular emission. The BMTC has also realised this—it is evident in the steps taken to put in place systems to control emissions and improve the quality of vehicles.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Curb on new vehicle registration? | Bellandur lake recedes | GIL pays 50 lakh penalty 5.11.2018 Citizen Matters
Bellandur lake's disappearing act, new anti-pollution measures being considered, and a revived Peripheral Ring Road project -- catch all the important news from your city that you may have missed last week.
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Diwali fire crackers: To burst or not to burst? 3.11.2018 Citizen Matters
Diwali is just days away. And if you are still wondering how to celebrate with fireworks as a responsible citizen, in compliance with the recent court ruling, here are things that you must know.
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Why has the KSPCB failed to arrest air pollution in Bengaluru? 25.10.2018 Citizen Matters
"Ours is a monitoring station, which can only assess and suggest," say KSPCB officials. What are these suggestions and is the city even close to implementing those?
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India, EU experts to discuss measures to tackle air pollution, deliberate on NCAP 18.5.2018 General News
Indian and European experts will gather in the national capital to brainstorm possible measures to tackle air pollution in India and deliberate on the draft National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) recently announced by the Environment Ministry. The two-day conference on the 'EU India Air Quality Initiative' on May 21 and 22, being organised by AETS, France along with TERI, and supported by the European Union (EU) and the Environment Ministry, will also strive to find solutions to improve the local air quality. The event will mark the culmination of the workshops organised in 2017 in Goa, Raipur and Bangalore, where the EU shared its best practices and experiences in addressing the issue of air pollution. "The government's newly announced NCAP will also be up for discussion in the two-day conference. It will also propose multiple strategies to address this menace," a statement said. The draft NCAP has been framed by the Environment Ministry with an overall objective of a comprehensive ...
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City pollution levels drop by 15.6% on Less Traffic Day: KSPCB 12.3.2018 Deccan Herald - City
The second instalment of The Less Traffic Day observed on March 11 did make a difference, according to the data collected by the Karnataka State Pollution Control Boards (KSPCB). The report shows that the citys air was 15.6% lesser polluted on the day. The event was organised on Sunday by KSPCB, police and transport departments. The KSPCB monitored the ambient air quality at seven continuous monitoring stations and it was observed that there was an overall reduction in air pollution, said an official release. There was a decrease in particulate matter (PM10) levels at various locations in the cityâ€" Jayanagar by 15%, Mysuru Road by 6%, at Nimhans by 7%, Central Silk Board and Hosur Road by 6%, SG Halli by 19% and City railway station by 16%. The KSPCB compared the data of March 11 to that of January 21, 28 and February 4. It also measured and compared the levels of carbon monoxide (CO), sulphur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) in the atmosphere. The standard PM10 value set by central ...
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South India gasps as 13 cities report toxic air, at least 26 more record particulate levels higher than safe standards 7.3.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
As the Centre plans to clean the air in 13 south Indian cities, 26 more cities spread across four south Indian states reported annual particulate pollution levels higher than the national safe standards.
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13 South Indian cities have toxic air; at least 26 more are unsafe: Study 6.3.2018 Latest News
The Centre's list includes three cities from Telangana, five from Andhra Pradesh, one from Tamil Nadu and four from Karnataka
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Air quality plan in Bengaluru needs reliable data 5.3.2018 Citizen Matters
Low cost alternative sensors can increase the pool of data monitoring. There is room for NGOs, academics and other groups to support air pollution monitoring in various forms. ...
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How KSPCB can get pollution monitoring right 26.2.2018 Citizen Matters
The collection of air quality data has to be extensive, and in conditions that can genuinely assess the risks to the public. KSPCB has a chance to improve its functioning for better quality. ...
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Bengaluru air pollution study raises concerns of personal exposure risk 24.2.2018 Deccan Herald - City
A new independent study that focused on Bengaluru's air quality, by recording data on seven arterial roads over a week, has revealed that Bengaluru's air quality, during peak hours of traffic, is comparable to some of the most polluted cities in the world. The study by Climate Trends monitored the breathable air quality level or Personalised Exposure (PE) to particulate pollutants PM2.5 and PM10 levels during peak traffic time (morning and evening) for seven days, from Feb. 5 to Feb. 15, for commuters travelling on seven arterial roads, including Jayanagar/Banashankari, Silk Board, Electronics City, Whitefield, Uttarahalli, M.G. Road and Mehkri Circle. The study was conducted using an autorickshaw that was fitted with a GPS tracker and a calibrated low-cost monitor that measured Particulate Matter (PM), also known as particle pollution. PM is a collective name for fine solid or liquid particles such as dust, smoke, soot, pollen and soil particles, which if inhaled can affect the heart and lungs and cause ...
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Air quality data only instant, not average, says Climate Trends 23.2.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Equipment used is calibrated and the data has 90% match to the data from approved equipment, says the company that released the report. »
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Pollution board says data from Bengaluru air quality monitoring study is incorrect 23.2.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Instruments used to measure instant values of air pollution are not certified, so the data is unreliable, says KSPCB. »
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Bengaluru kids more exposed to toxic air: Report 21.2.2018 All News-IANS Stories
If you are travelling in an open vehicle during peak traffic hours daily in Bengaluru, you are likely to be exposed to severe toxic air. And school-goers are among the worst affected, a report warned on Wednesday.
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Here’s where you can get air quality data for Bengaluru 21.2.2018 Citizen Matters
Bengaluru's air quality has been worsening over the years. But there are also a number of eager beavers trying to track air pollutants and find solutions. ...
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