Delhi High Court

Delhi air pollution situation of an ‘emergency nature’: High Court

Date of Release: 
Dec 26 2015

Air pollution in the national capital is of an “emergency nature”, the Delhi High Court on Monday observed and said such a situation would not have arisen if the authorities had implemented laws and rules in place to prevent environmental degradation.

A bench of justices Badar Durrez Ahmed and Sanjeev Sachdeva was of the view that while legislations were in place for ensuring maintenance of air quality levels, individuals and departments tasked to enforce the rules “have not done their work”.

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