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Farm fires gone, weather now polluting Delhi’s air?

ByAbhishek Jha
Dec 04, 2021 07:14 AM IST

The recent spike in Delhi's air pollution comes despite a fall in the contribution of pollutants from stubble burning and underlines the importance of climatic conditions in pollution levels, not just in Delhi but entire north India.

The Union government told the Supreme Court on Friday that it is constituting an enforcement task force and 17 flying squads to implement pollution control measures through surprise checks, inspection and closure of polluting units. On Thursday, the top court observed that it could set up a task force itself since “nothing is really happening to control pollution”.

Delhi’s Air Quality Index (AQI) has been in the “severe” category in four out of the last seven days ending December 2,(HT Photo/Sanchit Khanna)
Delhi’s Air Quality Index (AQI) has been in the “severe” category in four out of the last seven days ending December 2,(HT Photo/Sanchit Khanna)

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