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Air quality panel bans coal in Delhi-NCR from 2023

Scroll | 08/06/2022 04:17 PM | Click to read full article

Air quality panel bans coal in Delhi-NCR from 2023 However, the use of low-sulphur coal in thermal power plants have been exempted.

The Commission for Air Quality Management on Tuesday issued a ban on coal in the entire Delhi-National Capital Region from January 1, 2023, PTI reported. In an order issued on June 3, the air quality panel said the coal ban will come into force from October 1 in areas with Piped Natural Gas, or PNG, connections.