Pollution | VOL.13, ISSUE 78, May-June 2013

The Dirty TEN

1) Ludhiana PM 10: 251 Global rank: 4 A June 2010 Report by Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) states that industrial units have been worsening the air quality of the city. As per inventory prepared by PPCB there are 994 polluting industries in Ludhiana emitting the aforesaid pollutants. Furthermore, due to an erratic power supply most of the establishments, residential houses and industries have installed diesel gensets to cater to their power needs, which are spewing uncontrolled emissions within the...

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