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The onset of chilly weather in combination with the already degraded air quality will be more deadly for the residents, the authorities said.
This 2 per cent stretch from Wazirabad to Okhla sees maximum discharge of untreated industrial and domestic wastes.
The industry representatives said that the problem in switching from coal to natural gas is commercial viability and that there is no regulation of gas price currently.
The study released by ICMR, PHFI, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and The Lancet, stated that in 2017 in India 12.4 lakh deaths were caused due to air pollution.
Clearly, few countries are moving in the right direction to halt global warming.
Released on Thursday, the report said 12,322 deaths were attributable to air pollution in Delhi last year.
If you are the chalta hai types who thought air pollution in India was not as serious as it was made out to be, think again.
The report, released on Thursday, says that reduction in life expectancy is highest in Rajasthan at 2.5 years.
The study, led by researchers from the University of Utah in the US, shows that even a short-term exposure to air pollution elevated the risk of miscarriage by 16 per cent.
In India, emissions are expected to grow by a solid 6.3 per cent in 2018, pushed by strong economic growth of around 8 per cent per year.
All veterinary institutions and animal houses are required to ensure that biomedical waste is handled without any adverse effect to human health and environment.
The government has pledged millions of dollars and deployed extra teams to improve enforcement of existing environmental laws that include banning farmers from burning their fields.
The miners have been asked to comply with the direction of the board and submit an action plan for implementation of recommendations within 30 days.
According to pulmonologist Dr K Vinod there's been a visible rise in the number of patients who come to him with lung-related complications, that is caused due to the rise in air pollutants.
Sarma said post Fukushima accident, there has been worldwide anxiety about the consequences of catastrophic nuclear accidents, either due to manual lapses or natural calamities.