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The High Court in India’s capital said Monday it would not stop the city’s alternate-day driving trial, giving a boost to the 15-day program officials hope will curb some of worst urban air pollution in the world.”

.”..Officials have said the odd-even plan has brought down pollution levels during peak hours and removed more than 1 million cars a day from the capital’s normally jammed roads…Critics had questioned whether the Delhi government’s plan was improving the city’s air, a foul-smelling haze of construction dust, vehicle exhaust, industrial output and smoke….Air-quality experts said it would be weeks before the results could be fully analyzed.” The Washington Post. Read it on

Delhi’s drastic scheme to clean up its air could actually be working – maybe