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Air pollution in news on April 11

Here’s a round-up of today’s news reports and debates on air pollution

 
By DTE Staff
Last Updated: Wednesday 11 April 2018

Credit: Wikimedia CommonsDelhi needs a bicycle master plan

Short cycling trips won't be enough. The national capital's public transport network requires a bicycle master plan to fight air pollution, say experts. Read here

Pet coke may be banned in India

The central government the Supreme Court that it is "actively considering" imposing a ban on pet coke to curb air pollution. Read here

Don't burn crops, convert them into compost

Instead of burning crop residue, Hisar, a district in Haryana, will try a more eco-friendly method of dealing with it. Hisar MP Dushyant Chautala has sanctioned Rs20 lakh to procure waste decomposers that can convert the residue into compost. Read here

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