Here’s a round-up of today’s news reports and developments around pollution
To maintain the pristine nature around the Amarnath cave shrine and prevent avalanches, the National Green Tribunal had declared the shrine a silence zone. But the Supreme Court on Monday quashed the NGT order.
The state has formed another committee to look into the suggestions of plastic manufacturers on its production, use and recycling.
The plastic covers, which, for example, are used to pack ready-to-eat food, will soon be phased out to curb pollution.
Launching cars compliant with BS-VI norms is a huge engineering task and will take a lot of time to produce and introduce on Delhi's roads, say automobile manufacturers.
Stubble burning has led to a three-fold increase in PM2.5 in the atmosphere in the last five days in Gurgaon.
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