What’s being done to clean up Delhi’s toxic air? – DW – 11/24/2022

Winter usually brings higher levels of air pollution to India’s capital region and surrounding areas — leaving the people who live there to cope with the health impacts.

This year, pollution levels reached the “hazardous” category, forcing authorities to shut down schools.

The spike in air toxins has been attributed to a farming method known as stubble burning in neighboring Punjab and Haryana states, with exhaust fumes from Delhi cars and factories contributing to about 32.9% of the area’s pollution.

Indian Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav has accused Punjab state of causing Delhi’s smog crisis. Punjab is governed by the Aam Aadmi Party, which is in opposition to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). 

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said…

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