Dirty fuel-based industries in Delhi, its suburbs to remain shut till Nov 11


Dirty fuel-based industries in Delhi, its suburbs to remain shut till Nov 11

The Supreme Court-mandated anti-pollution authority EPCA on Saturday said dirty fuel-based industries in Delhi and its suburbs will remain shut till November 11. EPCA The Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority also extended the ban on hot-mix plants and stone-crushers in Delhi-NCR till November 11.

The Supreme Court had on November 4 banned construction and demolition activities in the region till further orders.

In a letter to the chief secretaries of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan, EPCA chief Bhure Lal said all coal and other fuel-based industries, which have not shifted to natural gas or agro-residue, will remain shut in Faridabad, Gurugram, Ghaziabad, Noida, Bahadurgarh, Bhiwadi, Greater Noida, Sonepat, Panipat till the morning of November 11. Read More

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