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PM Modi promised to crack down on single-use plastic from October 2019 with a plan to completely ban it by 2022.
CPCB said Delhi's Air Quality Index the morning after Diwali was a 'very poor' 368, while SAFAR reported a 'severe' reading of 506.
AAP spokesperson Raghav Chadha said it was "distressing" that PM Modi's Varanasi constituency had recorded the highest levels of pollution.
Uncertainty lingers over whether Modi govt will completely ban single-use plastic. And if it does, stakeholders are unsure what products will fall in the category.
The Centre has already released Rs 2,522 crore out of the sanctioned amount under the National River Conservation Plan (NRCP).
The latest data shows high level of coliform bacteria in the river making the water unsafe for consumption.
The groundwater in Khan Chandpur and surrounding villages is contaminated with a carcinogenic heavy metal, thanks to 45,000 tonnes of toxic waste dumped nearby.
In its report, a panel set up by the National Green Tribunal stated that Volkswagen cars released around 48.678 tonnes of nitrogen oxide in 2016.
Tribunal says money should be deposited with central pollution borad, says failure to abide by order will lead to a further Rs 10 crore per month fine.
According to SAFAR, a government-run agency, the air quality of the national capital is expected to "significantly deteriorate" Sunday due to a decline in temperature.
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