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Strange that environment ministry not accepting studies linking mortality to pollution: Panel

Source: Economic Times, Date: April , 2015

A house panel on Monday said it was "strange" that environment ministry was not ready to "accept" studies linking mortality with air pollution as it recommended restricting use of personal vehicles through an efficient and cost effective public transport system. The parliamentary panel also asked the government to encourage clean vehicle technologies through "fiscal incentives". The committee on Demands for Grants (2015-16) of the environment ministry noted that the problem  of air pollution is "real, widespread and critical" which also finds support in studies conducted by Central Pollution Control Board and other government agencies itself. 

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