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Air quality panel orders closure of 24 industrial units in three weeks

The closure notices come after the commission conducted a total of 472 incognito inspections carried out by the Commission in industrial areas and construction projects across NCR

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Nitin Kumar New Delhi
The Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) has issued closure orders on 24 grossly violating industrial units across the National Capital Region since the invocation of the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) Stage-I from October 6.

Overall, 52 grossly violating units/projects have been issued closure orders. “24 grossly violating industrial units and 28 construction and demolition (C&D) project sites were issued closer notices,” the Commission said. .

CAQM issues closure notices to those C&D projects which have an area greater than 500 sq metres and are not registered on a web portal for remote online monitoring, besides adhering to various directions of

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First Published: Oct 28 2022 | 7:36 PM IST

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