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Emitting a cocktail of dust and smoke

Source: The Times of India, New Delhi, Date: October , 2017

Source: The Times of India, New Delhi, Oct 26, 2017:- It comes as no surprise that Sahibabad has been identified as one of the five most polluted areas in the National Capital Region by the Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority. This is because out of 356 air polluting industries in the city, around 200 are in Sahibabad alone. "We have identified 356 air polluting industries in Ghaziabad, with more than half being in the Sahibabad area," said Ajay Sharma, regional officer of the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB). "We have also identified 21 industries in the city that run on pet coke and nine that uses furnace oil, the use of which has been banned by the Supreme Court. We have started issuing notices to these industries and by November 1, we will ensure they are sealed if they do not switch to other energy sources," he added.

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