Pollution in news on May 23

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

By DTE Staff
Published: Wednesday 23 May 2018

Credit: Wikimedia CommonsSubsidy on harvesting machines

To check stubble burning in Gurugram, the district administration has decided to give 80 per cent subsidy on harvesting machines.

Environmentalists find clean air plan useless

Since the National Clear Air Programme (NCAP) has "not mentioned sector-specific and time bound emission reduction targets" for industries, it would be of no use, say environmentalists.

Govt divides highway project to do away with green clearance

A 900-km Chardham highway project in the Himalayas in Uttarakhand is being divided in to short stretches to not invite an environment assessment, allege petitioners in National Green Tribunal.

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