Weekly green news roundup from across different media networks for week 36 (between Aug 31 to Sept 6) 2015.
Upcoming green buildings in Delhi might soon be assigned a unique identification number to help get incentives like extra Floor Area Ratio (FAR) and proposed tax rebates.
With no Central or state law in place to conserve soil, environment activist Padmawati Dwivedi took upon herself to keep an eye on any new concretisation of ramps by people in Sarvodya Enclave, where she lives, and asked them to instead use grass pavers which help in protecting soil and recharge groundwater.
In wake of rising air pollution in Delhi-NCR, the National Green Tribunal on Monday ordered all roadside mixing plants to be closed immediately.
No rains mean more pollution and pollution is exactly what the people of Delhi are facing.
People from around two dozen villages in Faridabad have come together to save the Aravalis and its animals.
South Delhi residents today moved the National Green Tribunal against the increasing commercial activities and encroachment in the “green belt” located along the Mehrauli Badarpur Highway in Saket.
Observing that the air quality in the capital has gone from “bad to worse”, the National Green Tribunal today directed the Environment Ministry and pollution monitoring bodies to submit a report on stricter norms for checking of emissions from heavy vehicles entering the city.
Union Minister Uma Bharti today said the rejuvenation of Yamuna would also be carried out under a special work plan like the Ganga river.
If air pollution levels have taken a turn for the worse in Delhi, it’s not likely to be much different in Noida and Greater Noida.