Factories throughout Delhi receive notices for waste dumping

Neighbourhood News Desk/Avi Arya: Throughout Delhi 10 factories were sealed and 154 were issued notices in both the Bawana and Narela industrial areas over the week for open dumping and burning of waste which were major contributes to air pollution.

Officials of the Delhi State Industrial and InfrastructureDevelopment (DSIIDC) said that these factories were found violating the greennorms, particularly at night. These were found out by a 10-member DSIIDC team,after starting night patrol this month.

The Supreme Court’s EPCA had pulled up the government agency last month for allowing dumping and burning of garbage and asked stakeholders to form teams and start night patrolling.

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