Delhi’s air quality this August has been worse than that of last year: CPCB: The Indian Express

Screen Shot 2017-08-16 at 8.53.51 PM.pngAccording to a report prepared by CPCB in March last year, the cities of Varanasi and Faridabad are the most polluted in winters, with the air quality index regularly showing the severely polluted warning sign. Delhi is at number three, as per the report.

Delhi’s air quality has suffered more in the first two weeks of August as compared to the same time last year, data collated by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) shows. Moreover, Delhi is the second most polluted city among the neighbouring ones including Gurgaon, Faridabad, Agra and Ghaziabad.

However, Ghaziabad, where air quality monitoring was started only this year, is the most polluted with an average air quality of 126.7 as compared to Delhi’s 112.

Delhi and surrounding areas see the best air quality in the months of July and August because of the rain…” The Indian Express. Read the full article on delhiair.org.

Delhi’s air quality this August has been worse than that of last year: CPCB

 

Is the next DPCC air pollution monitoring station in your part of Delhi? Check out the list: Hindustan Times

 

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“Every time we talk about air quality in the city, the perennially polluted Anand Vihar or the air monitoring stations at RK Puram and Punjabi Bagh pop up. But what about all the other neighbourhoods in the city and the air quality there? Are these few spots giving us the true picture of pollution of the Capital?

Soon there will be 20 more. And one of them might be near your home or workplace.

Screen Shot 2017-08-07 at 6.13.44 PM.pngHindustan Times has the final list of these new air quality monitoring stations being set up by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee and they are expected to be in place before Diwali this year….” Hindustan Times. Read it on delhiair.org.

Is the next DPCC air pollution monitoring station in your part of Delhi? Check out the list

Pollution in Delhi: Harsh Vardhan says air quality improving, fewer ‘very poor’ days this year: Hindustan Times

“Delhi’s air quality is gradually improving compared to what it was in the first half of 2016, Union environment minister Harsh Vardhan said in the Rajya Sabha on Monday.

The minister said that according to the city’s Air Quality Index data for 2017, the national capital didn’t experience a single day with severe level of air pollution this year. However between January and June in 2016 Delhi witnessed nine days with severely poor air quality.”  Hindustan Times

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Pollution in Delhi: Harsh Vardhan says air quality improving, fewer ‘very poor’ days this year