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Graded action plan enforced in Delhi to combat air pollution
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Graded action plan enforced in Delhi to combat air pollution

The Badarpur power plant has been shut, diesel generators banned, hundreds of brick kilns ordered to stop production, and if the air quality worsens, Delhiites may have to shell out more as parking fee, possibly four times the current amount. The Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution Prevention and Control Authority, a body empowered to enforce the Graded Response Action Plan under which these steps have been taken, made it clear that if needed it will not hesitate to enforce the ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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Sorry, there are no quick fixes for Delhi's toxic smog

The air pollution problem in the national capital won’t go away till we take action -- such as ban the use of dirty fuels, ramp up public transport and oversee crop burning, says Sunita Narain. IMAGE: Air pollution in Delhi is lower this year than the previous year -- but because the levels are so high, actions against it are needed now! Photograph: Saumya Khandelwal/Reuters Do not read me wrong. A couple of weeks ago, I had said we may breathe easier this winter. This does not ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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How to make air poisonous!

On Tuesday when the Air Quality Index (AQI) in Delhi clocked 468 in the most severe category — anything above 100 is considered unhealthy — a state of public health emergency was declared by the Indian Medical Association (IMA). With a steady rise ...
 DNA2 weeks ago
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Delhi plans major push for public transport to reduce pollution

To prevent further worsening of air quality from 'very poor' to 'severe', the Delhi government is planning publicity and outreach programmes to encourage use of public transport. It has approached the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to expand the frequency of service. It also plans to increase the service of the Delhi Transport Corporation, which is its own agency, reports Shreya Jai in Business Standard.  Officials rule out re-introduction of the earlier experiments with partial ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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