• Monday, September 26, 2022

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India plans to battle pollution staining the Taj Mahal yellow and green

The Taj Mahal is slowly turning yellow

By: Sarwar Alam

India has proposed a ban on plastics, polluting factories and construction around its 17th-century monument to love, the Taj Mahal, a government document showed, in a bid to stave off pollution that is turning the structure yellow and green. The white marble mausoleum is located around 210 km (130 miles) from the capital New Delhi in the northern city of Agra, which the World Health Organization rated in May as the world’s eighth-most polluted. In a draft document submitted to the Supreme Court on Tuesday, authorities in Uttar Pradesh state, where Agra is located, said they would ban all plastics, switch…

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