Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) Current Affairs, GK & News
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change recently amended the rules of thermal power plants emission standards. The new rule has extended the deadline for the thermal power plants within ten kilometres of National Capital Region and in cities with more than ten lakh population to comply with the new emission norms by the ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Topics: Air pollution • Air Quality Standards • Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) • Flue Gas Desulphurisation • particulate matter • Sulphur Dioxide • sulphur dioxide emissions • Thermal Power Plants
The Panel for Air Quality Management set by the Central government in around the National Capital Region has now been dissolved after five months of its constitution. Highlights The Panel was set by the Centre government in the month of October 2020. Now the panel stands dissolved because the ordinance which was passed to set ..
The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has released its State of Environment Report, 2021 on February 25, 2021. The report highlighted how the Covid-19 pandemic will impact the children across world. Key Findings The report highlighted that the pandemic will impact the 375 million children across the world. Children including from newborns to 14-year-olds ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
According to the recently released US Air Quality Index, Lahore has once again topped the list of world’s most polluted cities in the world. The report says that the particulate matter rating of Lahore was 423. Lahore was followed by New Delhi with a particulate matter rating of 229. Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal ..
The CPCB (Central Pollution Control Board) is to classify railway stations based on the quantity of waste water generated by them and also based on the disposal of untreated water that are drained into the municipal drain systems. Highlights The Railway Stations that are generating waste water equal to or more than 100 kilo litres ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs