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Over half of India's coal-fired power plants to miss emission-norm deadline

India has a phased plan for plants to comply with the emission norms

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air pollution | power plants | Emission norms

Reuters  |  New Delhi 

More than half of India's coal-fired power plants ordered to retrofit equipment to curb air pollution are set to miss the deadline, private industry estimates and a Reuters analysis show, as millions in the country wake up to toxic air each day. Thermal power companies, which produce three-quarters of the country's electricity, account for some 80% of India's industrial emissions of sulphur- and nitrous-oxides in India, which cause lung diseases, acid rain and smog. India, currently struggling with some of the worst air pollution levels on earth, has previously already ...

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First Published: Fri, November 15 2019. 23:21 IST
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