Pollution in news on May 14

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

By DTE Staff
Published: Monday 14 May 2018

Credit: Wikimedia CommonsHyderabad reels under noise pollution

The decibel levels in Hyderabad soar above limits in both commercial and sensitive areas. The Central Pollution Control Board has called industries, transport vehicles, construction activities, generator sets and firecrackers as the major sources of noise pollution in the city.

Another green wedding, this one in Mumbai

The groom and his entire family cycled from Nalasopara to Bhayander in Mumbai as the 'green wedding' fad catches up.

Pollution levels rise in Gurugram after dust storm

The dust storm in the city worsened the air quality as the PM 2.5 level was at 198 µg/m³ on Sunday compared Friday’s 95µg/m³.

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