EDMC launches pollution mitigation action plan

New Delhi: From a proposed project on bio-mining of 50 lakh tonnes of legacy waste at the Ghazipur landfill dump to setting up of a dust control and management cell, the EDMC has drawn up an action plan to combat pollution with short-term and long-term goals. The ‘Pollution Mitigation Action Plan 2021-2022’ was on Monday launched by the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) in the presence of its Mayor Shyam Sunder Aggarwal, Municipal Commissioner Vikas Anand, and other senior officials.
The plan envisions both short-term and long-term action items as part of the overall plan.
Minimising of legacy waste as well as reduction in fresh waste at Ghazipur dumpsite is one of the long-term goals. This also includes, 100 per cent processing of waste in the near future, according to the document of the action plan shared by the EDMC with the press.


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