Liability sans facility
Draft rules ask health centres to ensure their waste is treated
Too hot to handle
India has tightened guidelines for storage of toxic industrial waste. But is it enough?
Constant exposure to noise can make one deaf. The major culprit is road traffic. Can one avoid noise? It’s difficult. Checking it, however, …
Lockdown 2.0 vs lockdown 3.0: NO2 levels spike in Delhi
A change in 24-hour average between the two weeks showed that the overall weekly average level increased by 19%
87 घंटे के बाद भी दिल्ली में क्यों नहीं लागू हुई इमरजेंसी, क्या है सीपीसीबी का गणित
दिल्ली के लोगों को चार दिन से प्रदूषण के गंभीर स्तर का सामना करना पड़ रहा है, लेकिन अपने अजीबो-गरीब नियमों के कारण केंद्रीय ...
Stubble burning forces Delhi to breathe ‘poor’ air
Air quality in Capital touches 280 and three areas respire ‘very poor’ quality air, according to CPCB and SAFAR data
Why is there no serious discussion on NOx control in the power sector?
Industry has peddled straw man arguments about primary control technology being not competent enough to control power plant emissions
Visible improvement in Delhi’s air quality, long way to go to achieve clean air: EPCA
EPCA’s report card says that the Delhi-NCR region must not lose the momentum in this fight to breathe clean air
Enforcing e-waste rules a challenge
Loopholes in the rules make it difficult to regulate informal sector dealing in e-waste and bulk consumers of electronic goods
Use app to monitor COVID-19 biomedical waste, SC to civic bodies
The CPCB had come up with the app in May, following directions from the National Green Tribunal; it was not mandatory for municipal corporations …
पर्यावरण मुकदमों की डायरी: उत्तराखंड में 7991 निकायों में जैवविविधता प्रबंधन समिति गठित
यहां पढ़िए पर्यावरण सम्बन्धी मामलों के विषय में अदालती आदेशों का सार
Crises plaguing state pollution control boards
Employees barely gain technical expertise in the working of SPCBs
स्मॉग रिटर्न : दिल्ली-एनसीआर की हवा में पीएम 2.5 आपात स्तर में दाखिल
यदि यह प्रदूषक 48 घंटे तक लगातार 300 माइक्रोग्राम प्रति घन मीटर या उससे ऊपर बना रहेगा तो स्कूल-उद्योग, निर्माण आदि को बंद करने ...
Ganga speaks volumes on flawed govt plan, yet makes no poll ripples
Uttar Pradesh's rivers find no mention in election discourse despite clean-up projects being the keystone of the Centre
Is Rs 25 lakh compensation enough for Okhla waste-to-energy plant?
The facility has been allegedly emitting various pollutants for years including carcinogens such as furans and dioxins
Guidelines on idol immersions
CPCB says only natural materials as specified in ancient scriptures should be used
MoEF categorises offences relating to environmental clearances
Not complying with conditions of clearance can be a serious offence
Noise pollution violations: New fines proposed by CPCB step in right direction
New set of fines range between Rs 1,000 and Rs 1 lakh; cover confiscation of noise producing equipment
Supreme Court slams Centre over apathy to Bhopal waste
Government says delay is because disposal of the waste is “a highly emotional and politicised matter”
Emissions trading in particulate matter takes off
Will the market-based approach to controlling air pollution prove more effective than enforcement methods used by pollution control boards?
Mind the mercury
Why no one is checking how mercury-laden CFLs are handled and discarded
Most popular paints in India contain high quantities of lead, a toxin especially dangerous to children. The Centre for Science and Environment&…
Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (August 14, 2020)
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal
बिहार में सोन नदी के किनारे हो रहा है अवैध खनन: सीपीसीबी
देश के विभिन्न अदालतों में विचाराधीन पर्यावरण से संबंधित मामलों में क्या कुछ हुआ, यहां पढ़ें –
Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (August 6, 2020)