Articles about Environment Pollution Control Authority

Indian-American student wins sustainability award for developing eco-friendly foam alternative

09 Jun 2021

World
Indian-American student wins sustainability award for developing eco-friendly foam alternative

An Indian-American student has won a prestigious award for developing an eco-friendly foam alternative, which was motivated by the impact of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy.

Rs. 1cr fine, 5-years prison: Centre brings law against pollution

29 Oct 2020

India
Rs. 1cr fine, 5-years prison: Centre brings law against pollution

Days after it apprised the Supreme Court that it would bring a law to deal with the annual menace of air pollution, the Centre on Wednesday got President Ram Nath Kovind to sign an ordinance, that allows the setting up of a commission to look into the air quality in NCR.

Triumph is working on a new Tiger 850 Sport motorcycle

26 Oct 2020

Auto
Triumph is working on a new Tiger 850 Sport motorcycle

Triumph has filed a design application at the Environmental Protection Agency in the US for a new Tiger 850 Sport motorbike, hinting that it wants to re-enter the sport-touring segment.

Farmers can't kill others for livelihood: SC on Delhi's air-pollution

04 Nov 2019

India
Farmers can't kill others for livelihood: SC on Delhi's air-pollution

Delhi's air pollution has made it uninhabitable, sickened even the healthy ones, and spelled doom for children.

Delhi-NCR: EPCA shuts industries, bans construction activities for 3 days

24 Dec 2018

Delhi
Delhi-NCR: EPCA shuts industries, bans construction activities for 3 days

The Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) today imposed a three-day ban on industrial activities in pollution hotspots and construction work across Delhi-NCR in view the national capital's severe air quality.

Delhi's air quality remains severe due to unfavourable weather conditions

11 Nov 2018

India
Delhi's air quality remains severe due to unfavourable weather conditions

Delhi's air quality remained in the "severe" category today owing to unfavorable weather conditions and a significant increase in contribution from stubble burning, authorities said.

Delhi: Air-quality remains 'very poor'; 113 industries asked to shut

30 Oct 2018

Delhi
Delhi: Air-quality remains 'very poor'; 113 industries asked to shut

In a meeting chaired by Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal held in New Delhi, officials told Baijal that 1,368 show cause notices and 417 closure directions have been issued against polluting units by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC).

Delhi: NBCC told to stop construction at Pragati Maidan

15 Oct 2018

India
Delhi: NBCC told to stop construction at Pragati Maidan

Seeking to curb Delhi's pollution level, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) yesterday asked the state-run NBCC to "immediately halt" all construction and demolition activities at its project site at Pragati Maidan, officials said.

Delhi's air quality remains poor for second consecutive day

06 Oct 2018

Delhi
Delhi's air quality remains poor for second consecutive day

Delhi's air quality remained poor for the second day due to change in wind direction, which is now flowing from the stubble burning areas, authorities said today.

Trump announces resignation of scandal-tainted environment body chief Scott Pruitt

06 Jul 2018

World
Trump announces resignation of scandal-tainted environment body chief Scott Pruitt

US President Donald Trump today announced the departure of his environment-chief, Scott Pruitt, who faced ethics scandals over his spending and conduct in office.

Delhi's air-quality improves; some anti-pollution GRAP measures to be lifted

28 Feb 2018

India
Delhi's air-quality improves; some anti-pollution GRAP measures to be lifted

Starting tomorrow, Delhi's Badarpur power plant that's been shut for over four months can start temporary operation, ban on diesel generators will be lifted, and hundreds of brick kilns can resume production.

CES 2018: Dell launches jewelry line, uses recycled gold

11 Jan 2018

Technology
CES 2018: Dell launches jewelry line, uses recycled gold

In what has come as a pleasant surprise to users, Dell Computers has partnered with Hollywood actor Nikki Reed to launch a limited-edition jewelry collection.

NGT approves odd-even scheme; 2-Wheelers, govt servants, women not exempt

11 Nov 2017

India
NGT approves odd-even scheme; 2-Wheelers, govt servants, women not exempt

The National Green Tribunal, which earlier barred the Delhi Government from re-introducing the odd-even scheme, has given its approval to the Kejriwal-led government to implement the traffic restrictions.

Delhi pollution: Odd-even scheme to be implemented during November 13-17

09 Nov 2017

India
Delhi pollution: Odd-even scheme to be implemented during November 13-17

The Delhi government has decided to implement the odd-even scheme during November 13-17 as the capital battles alarming levels of air pollution.

Delhi Air Pollution: Diesel generators banned; cars may be next!

17 Oct 2017

India
Delhi Air Pollution: Diesel generators banned; cars may be next!

As Delhi continues to reach dangerously high air pollution levels, diesel generators have been banned, under the new Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) enforced today to combat pollution.

Trump administration to terminate major Obama climate change plan

10 Oct 2017

World
Trump administration to terminate major Obama climate change plan

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt has confirmed plans to repeal a rule introduced by the Obama administration to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

US health secretary Tom Price quits over private plane scandal

30 Sep 2017

World
US health secretary Tom Price quits over private plane scandal

Tom Price, Donald Trump's Health and Human Services Secretary, resigned on Friday amid growing uproar over his use of expensive private planes for official purposes.

US science envoy resigns with hidden "IMPEACH" message to Trump

24 Aug 2017

World
US science envoy resigns with hidden "IMPEACH" message to Trump

A science envoy to the US State Department is the latest high-profile associate to resign over President Donald Trump's response to a violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville.

Trump unveils budget plans, sets to cut healthcare/social spending

23 May 2017

World
Trump unveils budget plans, sets to cut healthcare/social spending

US President Donald Trump is set to unveil his first full budget to lawmakers on Tuesday.

Trump's budget plans to cut foreign aid draws criticism

19 Mar 2017

World
Trump's budget plans to cut foreign aid draws criticism

President Donald Trump's budget outline has drawn sharp criticism even from fellow Republicans.

Trump seeks to hike US defence spending by 10%

28 Feb 2017

World
Trump seeks to hike US defence spending by 10%

President Donald Trump is looking to increase American defence spending by 10% in his proposed budget plan for 2018.

Chrysler cheats on emission: Hides regulator from EPA

13 Jan 2017

Business
Chrysler cheats on emission: Hides regulator from EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency accused Fiat Chrysler of violating Clean Air Act by purportedly installing and slipping to reveal software in almost 104,000 cars and trucks that reconstructs emissions.