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Air Pollution Accountability App launched by EPCA

‘Hawa Badlo’ allows people in NCR to report on incidences of air pollution such as garbage burning and sends these to officials who will then take action. This is in compliance with directions of the Hon’ble Supreme Court on air pollution control 

Orientation Workshop on Urban Air Quality and Transportation Challenges in Southern Region: An agenda for action

Date: October 26 (Wednesday) 

Venue: Mercure Hyderabad KCP, #6-3-551, Somajiguda, Hyderabad 

Time: 9.30 am – 4.00 pm

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Date: October 26, 2016

Regional Consultation on Air Quality, Clean Vehicles and Sustainable Mobility Roadmap

A joint initiative of Centre for Science and Environment, India and National Environment Management Authority, Kenya 

Nairobi, August 24 – 25, 2016 (9.30 am – 5.00 pm)

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Date: August 24-25, 2016

CSE supports the principle that the Supreme Court has established today that diesel cars are more polluting and should pay Environment Compensation Charge (ECC)

  • The order further states that the application from the Amicus Curiae on enhanced ECC for all diesel cars will be taken up and decided subsequently. CSE urges that this be expedited quickly

Mark this World Environment Day with another inconvenient truth: Cutting down on truck pollution is a good step, but not enough for Delhi

Delhi is a pollution highway for cars. Total number of cars, SUVs and two-wheelers that enter Delhi DAILY is almost as high as total number of vehicles registered ANNUALLY in Delhi

Stakeholder Workshop Air quality roadmap of Ethiopia and agenda for clean air action plan

A joint initiative of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and Centre for Science and Environment, India

Delhi drops out of the dubious list of 10 most polluted cities of the world

New Global Urban Ambient Air Pollution Database (update 2016) of the WHO released today shows Delhi has arrested and improved air quality since the last database published in 2014 – a drop of 20 per cent

Half-baked and unlikely to succeed – says CSE, of the UP pollution control board’s initiative to curb air pollution from brick kilns

  • Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board has directed the brick kiln industry to change technology from natural draft to induced draft within 90 days. 

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