Noise pollution: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Study: Traffic Noise affects physiology and reproductive health of birds

Published: October 26, 2019

The Study published in the Conservation Biology Journal noted that the chicks of birds that were exposed to noise were smaller than the ones in quiet nests. On the whole 88 birds were put under observation. They were split into two group. One half were bred in noisy environment and the other half were bred ..

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NGT Directs CPCB to Prepare Noise Pollution Maps

Published: March 19, 2019

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

Published: March 18, 2019

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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Harsh Vardham launched “Harit Diwali, Swasth Diwali” campaign to celebrate pollution-free diwali

Published: August 18, 2017

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, has launched the “Harit Diwali, Swasth Diwali” campaign to celebrate pollution-free diwali. Diwali is an integral part of our rich tradition and a festival that embodies joy and happiness. In recent times, the pattern of celebration has changed somewhat and has got associated with ..

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MoEFCC notifies new environment standards for Gensets

Published: March 23, 2016

The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEFCC) for the first time notified new environment standards for Gensets running on various kinds of fuels including LPG, petrol and diesel in various cities. The primary aim of the new standards for Gensets is to control air and noise pollution emanating from the operation of ..

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