“The National Green Tribunal today pulled up the Delhi government over its ‘incomplete’ inspection report on air pollution caused by vehicles entering the capital. The Tribunal had constituted three teams with officials from transport enforcement, Central Pollution Control Board and Delhi Police to check vehicles entering Delhi at different entry points between 5pm and 7am. The Delhi government told the Tribunal that it checked 112 trucks for the age, weight and extent of pollution caused by heavy vehicles entering Delhi. While 97 trucks were found to be overloaded, only eight were not conforming to the permissible pollution standards, the Delhi government said.”How can you say that 97 overloaded trucks were not causing pollution. You found 97 vehicles to be overloaded but only 8 were polluting? Why so? How is that possible?” a bench headed by NGT Chairperson Swatanter Kumar said.” NDTV. Read it on delhiair.org.
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