CPCB issues notice to Delhi govt
Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has issued a notice to the Delhi government to take corrective measures to mitigate the menace of pollution in the capital city.
Briefing media in New Delhi today, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar informed that the notice asks the Delhi government to check various sources of pollution in the capital city including industrial discharges, burning of waste, non-compliance of pollution rules at construction sites and unpaved roads in the Industrial Estates, among others.
Mr. Javadekar asked the Delhi government and other related agencies to act and address the causes emanating from the city and adding up to the air pollution. He stated that even after the season of stubble burning has almost come to an end, the air quality in the city remains a matter of serious concern.