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Opinion  /  Published 03.09.20

Smoke screen: Vehicular pollution

Sometimes the real picture emerges even if the smoke has not quite cleared. That is what seems to have happened with regard to the findings of a study by the National Environmental Engineering Researc...
By The Editorial Board in

Calcutta  /  Published 29.08.20

Report nails goods carrier pollution

Goods vehicles are responsible for the bulk of automobile pollution in Calcutta and Howrah and the proportionate share is more in Howrah, a study by the National Environmental Engineering Research Ins...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.07.20

Emission, road dust to blame for air pollution

The final report of the air pollution source apportionment study by the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) has found that roadside dust and vehicular emission form the major...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.19

Central draft slams vehicles for air pollution

Vehicles are the biggest source of pollution in Calcutta and Howrah, a central government laboratory researching on environmental engineering has said in a study. In a draft of its final report, the ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.06.19

Dhabas & dhobis under air scan

The roadside eateries (dhabas) and cloth ironing set-ups of dhobis across Calcutta and surrounding areas, including Salt Lake and Rajarhat, are under the scanner for contributing a significant proport...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.01.20

State diesel vehicle plan

The state government is thinking of not buying diesel vehicles any more, a state official said on Monday. A source apportionment study of Calcutta’s air pollution by the National Environmental Engin...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.06.19

Green lobby questions PM2.5 findings

Environmentalists have raised questions about an ongoing study ordered by the state pollution control board to measure various pollutants in Calcutta’s air and the board’s claim that roadside eate...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 29.10.19

Illegal crackers are made because people buy them

Success in reducing sound pollution in Calcutta on Diwali has been rather less than fulfilling, although the efforts of the police and the active role of the state pollution control board did not go w...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 31.05.19

Bengal environment minister sets clean-air goal

Bengal’s new environment minister Saumen Mahapatra on Thursday took on the onus to deal with air pollution in the city on a priority basis.The minister said that the environment department and state...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta


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