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May , 2017
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Delhi gas leak: Pollution body starts probe, container corp put on notice

Source: Hindustan Times, Date: May , 2017

Source: Hindustan Times, New Delhi, May, 2017 :-The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) is probing the Saturday’s chemical leak in Tughlakabad, which triggered toxic fumes that left 475 schoolchildren sick with breathlessness, eye irritation, nausea and severe headache.According to a Delhi environment department official, DPCC officials have already collected samples from the spill site on Saturday night and they are being tested. “Gas samples from the site has been collected and are being tested by the DPCC. We need to ascertain what the chemical is,” the official said. Delhi environment secretary Keshav Chandra told HT a report is being prepared on the leak. “We have also issued a show cause notice to the Container Corporation Of India Ltd (CONCOR) regarding the incident involving hazardous chemicals,” Chandra said.

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