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India's SO2 emissions on the rise: NASA

WASHINGTON, Dec. 29 — Emissions of sulphur dioxide – atmospheric pollutant with health and climate impacts from power plants in India increased by over 60 per cent between 2005 and 2012, new data analysed by a NASA satellite found.

In 2010, India surpassed the US as the world's second highest emitter of SO2 after China, according to estimates previously published by Zifeng Lu of Argonne National Laboratory, and other scientists. (PNA/PTI)


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