The governments of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh have been asked to set up special cells to monitor air pollution caused by paddy straw burning.
The decision was unanimously taken during a meeting of all judges of the high court, following which Chief Justice TBN Radhakrishnan ordered the ban from October 1.
In her emotional speech, sixteen-year-old Swedish climate activist told world leaders that “You are failing us. But the young people are starting to understand your betrayal.”
National Green Tribunal has raised concerns over the erratic dumping and open burning of plastic waste. It has asked the Central Pollution Control Board to ensure the compliance of the Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016 in the country
The increased scarcity of water is affecting the broad spectrum of economic, social and developmental activities of the country. It not only affects GDP directly in the form of loss of productivity of agriculture, industrial and service sector but also decreases the ability of our nation.
Water bodies in isolated pockets polluted with arsenic, fluoride, heavy metals
NGT warns of amount forfeiture if environmental norms not followed in construction of Udhampur-Banihal highway
Haryana, Punjab, UP asked to act in concert with ministry to file progress report and action plans to combat crop residual burning by August 9