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How pollution mounts sweeping attack on city

Chennai, January 2: Zipping across the city on his two-wheeler and meeting clients is part of his job. But in the process, 27-year-old D.Bharathi, a marketing executive, says he feels suffocated while waiting at traffic intersections. 

Lake-a-thon: Walk to save the lakes in Bangalore

Bangalore, July 23: Nearly 90% of Bangalore's lakes are on the verge of extinction according to a study by the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board. The grim situation is a red signal to the authorities to take urgent measures before lakes could be wiped off the landscape of the city.
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Diesel hides behind CNG

What’s going on? First the key partners of the Central Pollution Control Board -- IOC, and NEERI -- involved with yet to be released source apportionment study made claims publicly that LPG is the most polluting fuel in our cities. Now in quick succession a second study follows from CPCB that ranks CNG as the “worst” fuel and Euro II-III diesel as the “best”. No other government in the world has every branded CNG as worse than Euro II-III diesel.

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What’s going on? First the key partners of the Central Pollution Control Board -- IOC, and NEERI -- involved with yet to be released source apportionment study made claims publicly that LPG is the most polluting fuel in our cities.

Training Needs Assessment: A study on SPCBs/PCCs

A Training Needs Assessment (TNA) survey of the pollution control boards was undertaken by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) during January-March 2009, with support and assistance from theUnion ministry of environment and forests (MoEF).

 

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