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News  /  Published 22.09.22

PCB and cops rapped: Green activists seek CM intervention

Expressing displeasure over the Pollution Control Board’s reported slackness, green activists have urged the chief minister to ensure that the police do the needful to curb the noise pollution d...
By The Plurals News Network

News  /  Published 21.09.22

Botanical Survey of India observes Ozone Day 2022 at Hingalganj school

The Botanical Survey of India, Central National Herbarium and BSI-ENVIS resource partner on Biodiversity (Flora) Howrah, jointly in collaboration with Swapnopuron Shiksha Niketan (an education initiat...
By PIB

News  /  Published 20.09.22

Significant drop in SO2 levels in India in last decade: IIT KGP study

There has been a significant drop in Sulphur Dioxide (SO2) levels in India in the last decade as compared to the previous three decades, a study conducted by IIT Kharagpur has found. The reduction in...
By PTI

News  /  Published 20.09.22

Waste-to-CNG plant ready to be unveiled at Dhapa

“We have already converted one diesel truck into a CNG-powered one. Some more trucks will be converted.  We now buy CNG from the market. Once the Dhapa plant is opened, we will use the CNG ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 19.09.22

Stick to green fireworks, says West Bengal Pollution Control Board

The state pollution control board has asked all licensed fireworks makers in West Bengal to produce only green fireworks — the ones that are cleared by the National Environmental Engineering Res...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 17.09.22

Haze of dust on unpaved Vidyasagar Setu stretch

Pothole-riddled, worn-out roads not only make the rides bumpy but the dust that rises when vehicles move over them is also deadly. The dust contains tiny particles like PM2.5 that travel with the air...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 16.09.22

Air pollution our main problem; can't leave a city like this for future generations: Mayor

Mayor Firhad Hakim has admitted that air pollution is the main problem that Kolkata is facing. He said this while addressing experts during a climate-pledge programme at the Kolkata Municipal Corporat...
By The Plurals News Network

India  /  Published 15.09.22

Delhi: Centre may allow compensatory afforestation

The Union environment ministry may allow compensatory afforestation (CA) for all developmental projects undertaken in Delhi in neighbouring states in view of the scarcity of land in the capital, sourc...
By PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 15.09.22

Rowing nod in Rabindra Sarobar linked to trial of petrol boats

The resumption of rowing in the Rabindra Sarobar lake was stalled again on Wednesday. A meeting of an “extended expert committee” was convened by the Kolkata Metropolitan Development Auth...
By Debraj Mitra, Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.09.22

A green task force in Ranchi

Stakeholders at a conference agreed that a special task force on just transition should be formed at the earliest, which should work in a time-bound and result-oriented manner aligned with Net-zero ca...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


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