Study Finds Alarming Air Pollution In India

Study by an environmental group finds high level of air pollution in Inda and inadequate mechanisms to track and regulate toxins.

"Lakhs of Indians are being exposed to high levels of poisonous gases, including cancer-causing volatile organic compounds and sulphur fumes, and the country lacks the mechanism to monitor or regulate these toxins, according to a report released in New Delhi on Saturday...Out of these, the toxic levels of 28 chemicals were found at upto 32,000 times higher than levels fixed as safe in residential areas by the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)."

Full Story: Lakhs of Indians exposed to toxic gases

Comments

Book cover of the Guide to Graduate Planning Programs 4th Edition

Thinking about Grad School?

New! 4th Edition of the Planetizen Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs just released.
Starting at $24.95

Prepare for the AICP Exam

Join the thousands of students who have utilized the Planetizen AICP* Exam Preparation Class to prepare for the American Planning Association's AICP* exam.
Starting at $209

City Coasters

Hand-drawn engraved maps of your favorite neighborhoods are divided up across 4 coasters making each one unique.
$36.00
Book cover of Contemporary Debates in Urban Planning

Contemporary Debates in Urban Planning

Featuring thought-provoking commentary and insights from some of the leading thinkers and practitioners in the field.
$18.95