Here’s a round-up of today’s news reports and debates on pollution
Telangana to switch to e-vehicles
The Telangana government has decided to introduce and promote the use of electric vehicles in Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) and Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) in Hyderabad.
Sushil Modi defends Patna against WHO pollution report
Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi said the situation in Patna is not as bad as mentioned in the WHO report.
Now, a Chinese satellite to monitor air pollution
China has launched Gaofen-5, a hyperspectral imaging satellite, to comprehensively observe atmosphere, including air pollution.
Let's beat plastic, says Harsh Vardhan
The Union minister said since India has been entrusted with the responsibility of hosting the World Environment Day, the nation must actively work towards protecting and conserving the ecosystem.
Dry-cleaned clothes a source of carcinogens
The smell of freshly dry-cleaned garments is not good for humans. A study says that it may be coming from a dangerous chemical residue which is toxic.
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