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Government moving too slow on pollution problem, fear experts

Source: DNA, Date: , 2017

Source: DNA, Mumbai, April, 2017 :-While the Capital and the NCR grapple with the problem of pollution, the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government is moving so slow in this regard that any solution seems like a distant dream. Though the Comprehensive Action Plan, suggested by the Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA), is soon to be notiified, the basic infrastructure that will be required after the notification is nowhere in sight. As part of the plan, the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC), under the Environment Department, has to set up 20 more monitoring stations. The deadline for 14 of these stations is October this year. According to sources, however, the Department of Environment has not even called for tenders as of now.

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