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, 2015
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150 experts brainstorm measures to tackle air pollution

Source: The Tribune, Date: , 2015

Discussing the increasing air pollution in the Capital, experts viewed that lack of public awareness and concern besides missing political will has led to Delhi acquiring the dubious distinction of being among the highest polluted cities in the world. Many among them blame it on poor air monitoring system while adding that more than 70 per cent of it is coming from the West side of Delhi, including Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan."Worldwide increased aggressive public concern over air pollution has forced ruling political parties to change agenda leading to introduction and implementation of strict environment laws. In Delhi as well as other parts of the country, the public concern is missing due to lack of awareness about air pollution.

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