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Water Sprinkles On Road, Construction Ban: How Delhi Plans To Control Air Pollution

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New Delhi: A day after the air pollution stage within the nationwide capital rose to alarming ranges, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal-led authorities on Saturday banned 92 development websites for violating the norms.

The Delhi authorities additionally deployed 114 water tankers to sprinkle water on the roads to settle mud, which is likely one of the main contributors to air air pollution.

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“As an emergency measure, we’ve began spraying water on roads with the assistance of anti-smog water tanks to scale back the air air pollution. We’ve additionally banned 92 development websites for violating norms,” ANI quoted Delhi Atmosphere Minister Gopal Rai as saying.

Rai additional mentioned the Delhi authorities is operating a marketing campaign to examine the native supply of air air pollution within the metropolis.

This transfer by the Aam Aadmi Social gathering (AAP) authorities comes because the air high quality within the Delhi remained within the ‘hazardous’ class two days after the Diwali competition.

Many areas in Delhi recorded an AQI of over 600, making the ambient air unsuitable for respiration. The Delhi Air pollution Management Committee (DPCC), launched the numbers, primarily based on knowledge from the smog towers put in within the metropolis.

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This additionally comes amid stories that the air air pollution state of affairs is unlikely to enhance until subsequent week amid stories of stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana.

Earlier in August, Kejriwal inaugurated his authorities’s first smog tower in Delhi’s Connaught Place space in an endeavor to battle the rising air air pollution within the nationwide capital.


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