Tag: air quality

COVID Lockdowns’ Boost to Air Quality Limited

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 13, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Two types of air pollution declined in cities around the world during initial COVID-19 lockdowns, but one type...

SC asks govt to issue directions on use of anti-smog guns, smog towers during project construction

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the Centre to consider issuing directions to ensure adequate use of anti-smog guns and make setting up of...

Political accusations fly thick and fast over reasons for air quality dip

New Delhi: Even as a smoky haze begins to settle over Delhi-NCR marking the start of the capital’s ‘pollution season’, political accusations are flying thick...

U.S. Air Quality Got Better During Pandemic: Study

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) — U.S. air quality improved after businesses closed to reduce the...

View: In the lockdown, a breath of fresh air

By Jayant Sinha & Samir Saran One of the few positive spin-offs of the ongoing nationwide lockdown to combat Covid-19 has been a dramatic reduction...