Many Industries to be shut due to poor air quality

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Neighbourhood News Desk/Avi Arya: Through the deteriorating air quality in Delhi, authorities have asked the 113 industries to be shut down for not converting to Piped Natural Gas (PNG). Out of 113 units, 67 are located in Bawana and Narela industrial areas.

Delhi’s air continued to remain in the “very poor” category with an overall Air Quality Index (AQI) of 348. Meeting was attended by environment minister Imran Hussain, environment pollution control authority (EPCA) chairman Bhure Lal and other senior officials.

In the meeting, the EPCA chairman also presented photographs of violations in terms of open burning and dumping of rubber and plastic waste and dust pollution that was observed during the site visits at Nangloi, Dwarka, Tikri Kalan, Mundka, Peeragarhi, Kamruddin Nagar etc.

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