Tag Archives: Pollution

It’s getting too loud in here!

Noise pollution in the capital metropolis has jumped up to 35 percent causing serious hazards to human health, especially to school-going children, due to lack of coordination among the Punjab Environmental Protection

‘Steps on to check smoke pollution’

ISLAMABAD – Federal Environment Minister Hameed Ullah Jan Afridi on Monday said alternate sources of energies were being encouraged to promote the use of clean fuel in all kinds of automobiles.
“These measures will also help conserve energy and minimize hazardous smoke,” he said, while talking to media people. He revealed the government had introduced a project of CNG buses in all the provinces and attractive incentives had also been offered to transporters to convert their

Islamabad and Pindi’s roads congested, pollution on the rise

ISLAMABAD: Ill-planning by the Capital Development Authority (CDA) and an increased number of vehicles is leading to the congestion of road space in Islamabad and Rawalpindi, along with posing a threat to the environment, a report by Pakistan Today revealed.
“The authorities are not making the public transport system efficient and are busy making tall and empty claims,” an official at the environment ministry asking not to be named told Pakistan Today.
He criticized the