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How 'toxic' is Delhi's air? Study sheds light

Source: Economic Times, Date: July , 2017

Source: Economic Times, New Delhi, July 24, 2017:- The fact that Delhi's air is laden with ultrafine particulates is undisputed. But does that automatically make it "toxic"?A study has found that the ultrafine particulates in Delhi's air, mainly PM2.5 and PM10, are made of relatively less harmful chemical components. Scientist Gufran Beig, project director of System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR) that undertook the study last December, told PTI that the chemical characterisation of particulates, meaning what they are made of chemically, primarily decides the toxicity of air.

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