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NGT Directs CPCB to Prepare Noise Pollution Maps

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to prepare a noise pollution map and remedial action plan to solve the issue across the country. NGT Order CPCB has been directed to prepare a noise pollution map and identify hotspots and categorise the cities with specified hotspots and propose a ..

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NGT directs CPCB to prepare a noise pollution map

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to prepare a noise pollution map and remedial action plan to solve the issue across the country. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel directed the CPCB to identify noise pollution hotspots and categorise cities with specified hotspots and ..

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National Clean Air Programme Launched

The Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan launched the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP). The programme aims to tackle the challenge of increasing pollution in the cities and towns. Features of the Programme The important features of the programme are: It is a five-year action plan with a tentative target of 20-30% reduction in concentrations of PM10 and PM2.5 ..

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2017 base year for National Clean Air Programme (NCAP)

On January 10, Union Environment Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan launched the much-awaited National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) to combat air pollution. The NCAP is a pollution control initiative that was launched with the intention to cut the concentration of coarse (PM10) and fine particles (PM2.5) by at least 20% in the next five years, with ..

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T S R Subramanian Committee

On Environment A High Level Committee headed by Shri T.S.R. Subramanian was constituted to review various Acts administered by Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change. The Committee reviewed the following laws: (i) Indian Forests Act, 1927, (ii) Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 (iii) Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974, (iv) Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980, (v) Air (Prevention and Control ..

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Sal River

The Sal River is a small river in Navelim, Goa state. The central government has approved a project under its National River Conservation Plan (NRCP) to abate pollution of river Sal at an estimated cost of Rs 61.7 crore. Cost of the project, covering setting up of sewage treatment facilities and sewer network, will be shared equally between the ..

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