‘Green’ Civil Lines has foulest air in Delhi

by Paul Joseph on June 9, 2013 · 0 comments

NEW DELHI: The government might have hurried with the air pollution monitoring action plan had it known that its officials were breathing possibly the most polluted air in the city. The Civil Lines area has recorded the worst air quality levels in Delhi. The machine that monitors it is located next to Metcalfe House at Vikas Sadan-II which houses several government offices. During heatwave till Sunday, the area was recording extremely high levels of ozone, a byproduct of a reaction between sunlight and oxides of nitrogen. Between May 22 and May 27, the eight hourly levels of ozone ranged from 107 to 219.66 mg/cu m at Civil Lines. The standard

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