Eskom and Sasol are by far South Africa's biggest emitters of air pollution and of greenhouse gas emissions - which drive our climate change contribution, and which, through ambient concentrations, bioaccumulation or deposition, present a serious threat to health, well-being, and the environment. "As expected there is a significant intrusion of bio-mass generated pollution in Delhi which is increasing pollution levels and made it very poor in spite of moderate surface wind speed", an unidentified official of Safar told PTI.
The Ministry has formed 52 teams to undertake extensive visits to all the areas in Delhi and NCR to check the pollution sources and penalize the violators.
There is a halt on all construction activities involving excavation.
It warned that due to a high level of moisture in Delhi's atmosphere and a decline in temperature and stubble burning, Delhi's air quality will be badly affected. However, even at such trying times, when both the central and state governments are devising plans to curb the problem, environment ministers of four neighbouring states skipped an important meet to discuss Delhi's worsening air pollution. In the morning it was 231, which falls in the "poor" category, Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data said.
AQI is a number used to communicate to the public how polluted the air now is or how polluted it is forecast to become.
Now it's been nearly 10 days since light winds are prevailing over Delhi-NCR region and they are changing their direction also very frequently.
The measures imposed in the national capital to check pollution have led to a slight improvement in air quality which continued to remain in the lower limit of "very poor" category.
The Air Quality Index stood which stood at 393 in Delhi on Thursday has increased to 481 on Friday moving from Very poor to "Hazardous" category.
The CPCB teams will be monitoring the air quality index in Delhi and NCR region while the campaign will continue till 5 November.
An aggressive ten-day-long "Clean Air Campaign" from November 1 to 10 has been launched by Union Environment MinisterHarsh Vardhan to monitor and report polluting activities as well as to ensure quick action.
The CPCB has on Thursday put up guidelines for the public to file complaints of air pollution in Delhi-NCR on its social media page, website, and through its mobile application.
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