"Air quality is predicted to slightly improve but in the same moderate category and likely to stay in the same category for the next two days," it added.
The states which were found with highest number of non-compliant CETPs are Tamil Nadu with 34 CETPs, Maharashtra with 24, Rajasthan with 13, Haryana with 14 such CETPs and Karnataka with 11 CETPs.
The CPCB has also sought an action plan and a compliance report from the Delhi Jal Board in the matter by May 20.
A bench headed by Justice Raghuvendra S Rathore asked the apex pollution monitoring body to look into the contention raised by the applicant and take necessary action.
Out of the 1,048 violations, Delhi recorded the highest number at 885, the data showed.
In February 2018, the octogenarian had urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take steps to stop construction of hydroelectric projects along the river’s tributaries and enact the Ganga Protection Management Act
Earlier, the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government favoured the shifting of the British-era tanneries which were releasing toxic wastes into the river Ganga at Kanpur.
The NGT expressed dissatisfaction over an affidavit that has been filed on behalf of the Delhi Development Authority (DDA), indicating the status of the water bodies in the form of table and said "the action taken as projected therein can hardly be held to be enough".
In 2018 (till August 26), poor to severe air quality was observed for 120 days, while in 2017 it was 125 days and in 2016 it was 153.
The petitioner had alleged that various five-star hotels, including Hotel Taj Palace, The Leela Palace and Hotel Jaypee Vasant Continental were using several lakh litres of groundwater and the sources of water were not visible in their premises.
Floods triggered by heavy rains in Tripura and Manipur have rendered thousands homeless, even as north India reeled under blistering heat with the air quality in Delhi deteriorating beyond the "severe" level because of dust-laden hot winds
During the hearing, the apex court referred to an advertisement on 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' and said it says that India has 13 out of the 20 most polluted cities in the world.
Slamming the local civic bodies for inaction, a bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT), headed by chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar, on April 19, 2017, directed the closure of all industries located in the R
A bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT), headed by justice Jawad Rahim, on April 18, 2017, issued notices to the Delhi government, the Central Pollution Control Board, Delhi Pollution Control Committee, Delhi Jal R
A bench headed by National Green Tribunal (NGT) chairperson Swatanter Kumar, has sought a response from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), on an application filed by the Society for Protection of Environment and R
India's economic growth, with rise in per capita income coupled with high obsolescence rate of electronic equipment, are leading to increase in the rate of e-waste generation, the government said today.
The National Green Tribunal (NGT), on November 17, 2016, clarified that whenever work is halted due to air pollution caused by construction activity in the national capital, it is the builder who has to R
The government on June 7 termed as "malicious" and "incorrect" a recent report which said that pollution levels in India were so high that they could shorten one's life span by a couple of years
The National Green Tribunal today asked the Delhi government as to why it was not emphasising on the issues of pollution from dust and waste burning the way it had stressed on the odd-even scheme.
The National Green Tribunal today sought responses of Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) and governments of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh on the issue of forest fires raging in both the states.
The green panel directed officials from Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board to inspect the Hapur plant after going through the report of a court commissioner which found "openings" and "leakages" at few spots in the boundary wall of the plant.
The police penalised 209 motorists for violating the vehicular restriction norms, enforcement teams of the government's transport department fined 304 motorists and Revenue department booked 240, said senior officials.
Support from UN Habitat, TERI, leading Municipal Corporations and environmental bodies point to the urgency of adoption of sustainable solutions in India
NAQI is a crucial step that will inform the public about the level of pollution in the air on a daily basis in real-time. The index has been launched in ten cities across the country including the national capital.
The index will inform the public about the level of pollution in the air on a daily basis in real-time. The Air Quality Index will be launched in ten cities across the country including the national capital.