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Atmosphere Ministry items new time crop-off dates for thermal energy vegetation to meet emission norms

SynopsisNon-attainment cities are those which absorb persistently did no longer meet the Nationwide Ambient Air Quality Standards. The CPCB has identified 124 such cities.ReutersThe union atmosphere ministry has extended timelines for complying emission norms by coal-basically based energy vegetation by three to 5 years, and fixed penalties for non-compliance as in opposition to the sooner mandate of closure. Below the outdated timeline, all coal-basically based energy vegetation had been to be in compliance by December 2022 or face closure. Giving in to demands by the energy ministry, the atmosphere ministry has also direct a extraordinarily low penalty price for non-compliance. Environmentalists mentioned the price of penalties will neither serve as a deterrent nor provide the funds fo...