Pollution in news on May 4

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

By DTE Staff
Published: Friday 04 May 2018

Credit: Wikimedia Commons12 Haryana farmers will have to pay a fine of Rs 27,500 for stubble burning

After 12 cases of stubble burning were detected in Haryana, the state's pollution control board decided to impose a fine of Rs 27,500 on the farmers as there exists an NGT ban on stubble burning.

NGT demands answer from 6 states on WHO report

The National Green Tribunal on Thursday asked Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and Bihar to clarify their stand in context of the WHO pollution report.

Patna makes process to switch to CNG faster

After Patna figured as the fifth most polluted city on the WHO report, the Bihar State Pollution Control Board is planning to expedite the process of switching to CNG from petrol and diesel.

South Indian cities don't figure in WHO pollution report

While 14 of world's 15 most polluted cities are in India, none of them are in south India.

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