Permissible noise level in residential areas is 55 decibel during day time and 45 decibel during night. Similarly, in commercial areas, the permissible sound limit is 65 decibel during day time and 55 decibel during night
In a report submitted to the National Green Tribunal, the CPCB has said the show cause notice has been issued to these units for non-compliance of provisions of Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules 2018.
A senior scientist at the Delhi Pollution Control Committee said the dip in the air quality in the city can be attributed to low wind speed and temperatures which allowed for the accumulation of pollutants in the city’s atmosphere.
A bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan and K M Joseph directed the state administration to hand over the illegally extracted coal to Coal India Limited (CIL) which will auction it and deposit the funds with the state government.