“Air pollution in the national capital is of an “emergency nature”, the Delhi High Court on Monday observed and said such a situation would not have arisen if the authorities had implemented laws and rules in place to prevent environmental degradation. A bench of justices Badar Durrez Ahmed and Sanjeev Sachdeva was of the view that while legislations were in place for ensuring maintenance of air quality levels, individuals and departments tasked to enforce the rules “have not done their work”. The bench directed officers of all concerned authorities, including Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC), that “all the rules have to be followed to the ‘t’ as the situation today is of an emergency nature.” Hindustan Times. Read it on delhiair.org.
Delhi air pollution situation of an ‘emergency nature’: High Court
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