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Monday Feature: Green News and Media Roundup for Week 08, 2015

Monday Feature: Green News and Media Roundup for Week 08, 2015

Green Alert
Weekly environmental news roundup from across different media networks for week 08 (starting February 16, 2015) 2015. 1. We have to take emergency measures to check air pollution in Delhi: Prakash Javadekar A recent air quality monitoring survey, released on Monday by Greenpeace, found that the deadly PM2.5 levels in Delhi are 10 times higher than the safety limit prescribed by the World Health Organisation and four times more than even the Indian safety limit. 2. Air pollution on his mind, CM asks babus for offbeat ideas In his first review meeting with the environment and forests department, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal dismissed all other issues, choosing to discuss only the rising levels of air pollution in the city. 3. SETTLING IN - Minister briefed on green concerns ...
Monday Feature: Green News and Media Roundup for Week 07, 2015

Monday Feature: Green News and Media Roundup for Week 07, 2015

Green Alert
Weekly environmental news roundup from across different media networks for week 07 (starting February 09, 2015) 2015. 1. HC notice to Centre over 'unacceptable' air pollution The Delhi high court on Monday sought responses of the Centre, Delhi Pollution Control Committee and civic agencies on rising levels of air pollution in the city. 2. Activists upbeat over transport policy Environmentalists are hopeful that the new government in Delhi will take necessary measures to check air pollution. 3. Poor air quality: HC seeks city pollution map Stating that the levels of air pollution in the national capital are “alarming”, the Delhi high court on Wednesday directed the state government’s geospatial unit to provide a detailed pollution map of the city since 2010. 4. Fuel norms
Monday Feature: Green News and Media Roundup for Week 04, 2015

Monday Feature: Green News and Media Roundup for Week 04, 2015

Green Alert
Weekly environmental news roundup from across different media networks for week 04 (starting January 19, 2015) 2015. 1. NGT call to ban parking of cars on all tarred roads in capital The National Green Tribunal on Monday ruled that parking of cars on tarred roads be prohibited completely and directed corporations to impose a fine of Rs 1,000 on violators as “compensation for degradation of environment“. 2. Dept says planted 15L trees, clueless how many survived The forest department has claimed it planted nine lakh saplings in 2014 and distributed six lakh more to citizens for greening the capital. Asked For Names And Location By NGT, Can’t Find The Data. 3. Hotel near IGI 'sealed' for not treating waste Delhi Pollution Control Committee has issued a closure notice to Tau
Monday Feature: Green News and Media Roundup for Week 03, 2015

Monday Feature: Green News and Media Roundup for Week 03, 2015

Green Alert
Weekly environmental news roundup from across different media networks for week 03 (starting January 12, 2015) 2015. 1. 'No monkey died of hunger at Asola' No monkey died of starvation at the Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary, a preliminary inquiry by a committee probing the condition of simians at the facility has found. 2. Rs 5,000 fine for throwing puja items into Yamuna Throwing puja offerings into the Yamuna, a ritual for many Delhiites, will now invite a fine of Rs 5,000. Dumping construction debris on the banks will cost Rs 50,000 while real estate developers are barred from carrying out any construction on the floodplains. 3. Green activist offloaded from Del-London flight A senior campaigner with Greenpeace India, an environmental NGO, was allegedly stopped at IGI ...
Monday Feature: Green News and Media Roundup for Week 02, 2015

Monday Feature: Green News and Media Roundup for Week 02, 2015

Green Alert
Weekly environmental news roundup from across different media networks for week 52 (starting January 05, 2015) 2015. 1. TAXING ISSUE - Asola monkeys must be weaned off feed: Experts The forest department in Delhi spends most of its funds not on protecting endangered species or on reviving the leopard population but on feeding monkeys. 2. Capital's polluted air may force Obama to stay indoors Amid reports that the US may curb President Barack Obama's early morning schedule during his visit to Delhi later this month, air pollution monitoring agencies said the levels of `PM2.5' or fine, respirable particles that get lodged in the lungs are likely to be in the range of moderate to high in the period while he's here. 3. Govt screens ideas to sync green norms with growth A numb...