Industries in Delhi NCR using unapproved fuels including coal to face closure from Jan 1

Taking a tough stand against pollution arising out of emissions from heavily polluting fuels like coal from various industrial, commercial, and other miscellaneous applications, the Commission for Air Quality Management in NCR and adjoining areas (CAQM)  reminded all sectors including industries and industrial units to desist from using unapproved fuels including coal except coal with low Sulphur in Thermal Power Plants from 1st January 2023 or face straight away closure along with the imposition of heavy Environmental Compensation (EC).

Approved fuels include BS-VI petrol and diesel, Natural Gas, Biofuels, LPG, and CNG.

The Flying Squad of the CAQM has been instructed to ensure compliance with its directions regarding the use of approved fuels in the entire NCR.

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