Here’s a round-up of today’s news reports and debates on pollution
Several shopkeepers in Noida are seen giving polythene bags to their customers while claiming that their businesses don't make enough profit for them to use cloth bags.
A study conducted by All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) in Singrauli region, which is on the border of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, said that heavy metals were detected in soil, plants and villagers' hair and nails.
Union environment minister Harsh Vardhan urged people to take up green good deeds to help conserve the environment.
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