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Pollution in news on May 10

Here’s a round-up of today’s news reports and debates on pollution

 
By DTE Staff
Last Updated: Thursday 10 May 2018

Credit: Paul Krueger/FlickrTelangana to switch to e-vehicles

The Telangana government has decided to introduce and promote the use of electric vehicles in Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) and Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) in Hyderabad.

Sushil Modi defends Patna against WHO pollution report

Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi said the situation in Patna is not as bad as mentioned in the WHO report.

Now, a Chinese satellite to monitor air pollution

China has launched Gaofen-5, a hyperspectral imaging satellite, to comprehensively observe atmosphere, including air pollution.

Let's beat plastic, says Harsh Vardhan

The Union minister said since India has been entrusted with the responsibility of hosting the World Environment Day, the nation must actively work towards protecting and conserving the ecosystem.

Dry-cleaned clothes a source of carcinogens

The smell of freshly dry-cleaned garments is not good for humans. A study says that it may be coming from a dangerous chemical residue which is toxic.

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