Centre for Science and Environment

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 19:54

New Delhi, November 8, 2017: The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) task force has advised EPCA that given the prevailing air pollution emergency in the city, there is a need to take actions which are listed in the severe plus category.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 16:50

New Delhi, November 8, 2017: On the second day of the worst episode of severe air quality this winter, even as governments went into a huddle to thrash out solutions, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) cautioned against putting too much hope in temporary solutions such as closure of schools. 

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 17:16


under severe category; start preparedness for tougher action and appeals to governments to take this public health emergency seriously and to undertake massive and drastic action to control air pollution 

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 12:16

October 29, 2017

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), the New Delhi based non-profit think tank has analyzed the situation of mining-affected areas in Dhanbad district, to identify issues where District Mineral Foundation (DMF) funds can be spent and planned for. CSE has shared the findings and the recommendations with the District DMF committee (chaired by the District Commissioner). In a public meeting the findings were also shared and discussed with representatives of gram panchayats and ward members from mining areas, and civil society organizations.

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 16:03

CSE welcomes the order. Calls for stringent implementation to address the health emergency in the region

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 17:09
  • Analysis of air quality data from 13 air quality monitoring stations of Central Pollution Control Board, Delhi Pollution Control Committee and Indian Meteorological Department shows that from very poor category during the day the pollution built up very rapidly during the night hitting emergency level. 

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 18:34

Fatally toxic class I pesticides must be banned at the earliest, says CSE  

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 15:42

Lists key areas of concern, which require short term and long term action to combat deadly air pollution in NCR

  • In November 2016, the Supreme Court of India directed the government to frame and implement a Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) to control air pollution. The Union environment ministry notified the Plan on January 17, 2017

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