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Air Quality And Public Health

CSE welcomes new National Ambient Air Quality Standards

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.

Formula to tax diesel cars ineffective, says CSE

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).

Air pollution on the rise in Kanpur, says latest CSE study

Kanpur, December 17, 2009: Efforts to reduce air pollution in Kanpur are in danger of being wasted, as pollution levels are once again creeping up in the city: says a latest analysis of recent air quality data done by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), a New Delhi-based research and advocacy organisation.