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Thermal Power Plants Emission Standards

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 ..

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Different Colour bands for BS VI vehicles

On June 8, 2020, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways issued distinct colour band for the number plate sticker of BS VI vehicles. Highlights The order makes it mandatory for the BS VI vehicles to carry a green strip of 1 cm width on the top of the existing sticker. The sticker should carry ..

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Centre to States: Maintain the supply of Medical Oxygen

The Central Government has asked the states to maintain the supply of medical oxygen smooth and hassle-free. Medical Oxygen included in national list of essential medicines and also in the WHO list of essential medicines. What is medical Oxygen? Medical Oxygen is pure oxygen. It contains 99.5% of pure oxygen. Generally, the air we breathe ..

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India shifts towards clean Diesel and Petrol from April 1

From April 1, 2020, India will shift to Euro-VI emission compliant from Euro-IV grades that is being followed now. This means that India will shift towards more clean form of fuel. Highlights As India shifts to Euro VI grades, it will join select league of nations using pure and clean fuel. These fuels contain just ..

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India biggest emitter of sulphur dioxide: Report

According to recently released report by Greenpeace India, India is the largest emitter of sulphur dioxide (SO2) in the world. The findings of report were based on data obtained from NASA’s Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) satellite. Findings of Report Indian Scenario: It is largest emitter of SO2 in the world, with more than 15% of ..

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