Delhi enveloped by smog – what is the key reason?
CSE releases results of its latest rapid assessment of air quality trends and pollution control measures in Delhi and Beijing
Says auto industry misusing the study to derail tighter emissions standards and encourage polluting diesel cars
New Delhi, November 18, 2009: Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has welcomed the newly notified Revised National Ambient Air Quality Standards, which were announced here today by Jairam Ramesh, the minister of state (independent charge) for environment and forests.
The long-awaited pricing formula for petroleum products has been tabled by the Kirit Parikh panel – but the prescription falls woefully short of correcting the distorted taxes on automotive fuels (petrol and diesel), says Centre for Science and Environment (CSE).