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Central Pollution Control Board

Delhi's air quality slips into 'severe' category on Tuesday morning

According to Central Pollution Control Board data shared on the SAMEER app, the AQI in Delhi on Tuesday morning stood at 426

01 Nov 2022 10:48 AM

Higher wind speed flushes out pollution in Delhi

According to Central Pollution Control Board's Sameer app, Delhi's air quality index stood at 449 in the severe category at 8 am on Saturday

06 Nov 2021 2:11 PM

Vizag gas leak: NGT directs LG Polymers India to deposit Rs 50 crore for damages

NGT's principal bench issued notice to Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (PCB) and District Magistrate of Vishakhapatnam.

08 May 2020 3:55 PM

Amazon, Flipkart face fresh heat over plastic

The NGT, however, pointed out that it is for the regulator CPCB to enforce the rules.

30 Jan 2020 1:34 AM

CPCB given 2 months to file final report on Mahul

The CPCB sought an extension of six months to submit its final report but the NGT gave a deadline of only two months.

15 Nov 2019 3:27 AM


Air quality remains ‘poor’, 23 polluting units closed

The AQI in adjoining areas of Noida, Greater Noida, Faridabad and Gurgaon was registered at 302, 297, 251 and 253 respectively.

11 Nov 2019 6:09 AM

AAP govt must tell how many CPCB directions has it followed: Javadekar

Delhi-NCR has been engulfed in a thick blanket of smog since the festival of Diwali on October 27.

04 Nov 2019 1:11 PM

Pollution control board directs 4 state to take action against ganga polluters

It said action, including the closure of industries violating norms, will be taken within 15 days of submission of the inspection reports.

02 Aug 2019 3:12 PM

NGT to CPCB: Shut down all polluting units in 3 months

The tribunal directed the ministry of environment and forests to take steps for enforcement of action plan for improvement of the situation.

17 Jul 2019 6:41 AM

Supreme Court slaps Rs 100 crore fine on Meghalaya

The amount, which has been directed to be deposited with the CPCB is “neither a penalty nor a fine imposed” on Meghalaya, the top court clarified.

04 Jul 2019 2:21 AM


SC asks Meghalaya govt to deposit Rs 100 cr fine for illegal coal mining

The National Green Tribunal had fined the Meghalaya government on January 4.

03 Jul 2019 12:13 PM

NGT for action against loudspeakers

NGT’s observation came while dealing with a plea alleging that illegal use of loudspeakers at mosques.

19 Feb 2019 1:53 AM

Air quality ‘very poor’, improvement predicted

On Saturday, as many as 10 areas recorded “severe” air quality and 22 “very poor”, the CPCB said.

20 Jan 2019 1:12 AM

Air quality recorded in ‘severe’ category

The overall PM2.5 level -— fine particulate matters in the air with a diameter of less than 2.5 micrometers — in Delhi was at 273.

14 Jan 2019 12:58 AM

Delhi's overall air quality 'very poor', some areas record 'severe' pollution

According to the Centre-run SAFAR, the overall air quality index in the city was recorded at 387, which falls in the 'very poor' category.

21 Nov 2018 12:36 PM


Authorities warn of severe deterioration from Monday

Authorities record stubble burning in UP for 1st time this season.

03 Nov 2018 12:52 AM

Delhi's air quality on the brink of turning 'severe', say authorities

Overall air quality index of Delhi was recorded at 392, which falls in the 'very poor' category and is just 8 points from turning severe.

01 Nov 2018 12:28 PM

India’s air quality sinks to worst category possible, people advised to wear masks

Most recent air pollution data from World Health Organisation released said India was one of the world's 10 most polluted countries.

29 Oct 2018 8:59 AM

Crackdown on crackers

Firecrackers emit PM 2.5 and contribute to heavy levels of pollutants in the air.

25 Oct 2018 1:22 AM

'No such thing exists': Mixed reactions to green firecrackers SC order

Police said they do not have any equipment to measure decibel levels or smoke they emit to ensure only 'green' firecrackers are being used.

24 Oct 2018 8:55 AM