Delhi air quality may suffer as state yet to allow more ethanol storage


Delhi air quality may suffer as state yet to allow more ethanol storage

Delhi will run out of environment-friendly ethanol supplies for blending with petrol in the next few days as the capital’s local government is not allowing oil firms to store adequate quantities, raising the risk of vehicular emissions in an already-polluted capital.

Delhi has experienced severe air pollution spells this year with thick smog covering the city because of fumes from agricultural fires along with industrial and vehicular pollution, that has taken air quality to hazardous levels, which puts the health of citizens at risk.

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