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Delhi Chokes Again As AQI Level Deteriorates

At several major junctions of the city, the Air Quality Index (AQI) oscillated between 'poor' and 'very poor' category.

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Cracker-Ban: The Aftermath

The 24-hour average level of PM2.5 during Diwali and the morning after (12 pm - 12 am), October 19-20) was 397 microgrammes per cubic metre (mg / cu m) even after carcker ban. This is 6.6 times higher than the standards and more than two times higher than the levels of pre-Diwali day when the 24-hour average was 184 microgramme per cu m.

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There Are Only 573 Air Quality Monitoring Stations In India: Vinay Pathak, 3M Personal Safety Division

The quality of the air we breathe is an important indicator of life expectancy, and with rising air pollution, it becomes integral to know about the various dimensions of air quality and pollution, especially with respect to the upcoming quarter, which will see a rise in pollutants. In an exclusive interview with BW Businessworld, Vinay Pathak, Asia Pacific Subject Matter Expert for Hearing Portfolio of 3M Personal Safety Division General Manager & Technical Head for 3M India Personal Safety Division, discusses air pollution and its impact, and potential ways to protect citizens from harm

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CPCB Firms Up Plan To Check Use Of Polluting Fuels In Industries

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has now fixed the emission standards for SOx and NOx for 16 types of industries, which essentially means that the use of pet coke and FO, cheaper alternatives to natural gas and petrol, will have to be brought down

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Making Pollution Control More Effective, Less Expensive

The foundation for effective and efficient pollution control in India rests on four legs: high-quality monitoring, consistent enforcement, policies compatible with the incentives of polluters and other stakeholders, and accountability through public disclosure

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Major Environmental Laws Of India

The Constitution under Part IV (Article 48 A- Directive Principles of State Policies) stipulates that the State shall try to improve and protect the environment and safeguard forests and wildlife of the country.

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Emission Norms For Diesel Locomotives Sent For Approval: CPCB

The submission by CPCB came in the wake of the NGT's direction to set standards in this regard and ensure that the railway locomotive engines don't cause pollution.

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