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Bursting With Toxins: How Much Pollution Do Firecrackers Actually Cause?

by GoNews Desk Nov 09, 2020 • 02:30 PM Views 575

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday banned the sale of all types of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR from November 9 to November 30 citing mounting air pollution. Various studies on air pollution reveal that firecrackers trigger a rapid boost to harmful pollutants such as PM2.5. Snake tablet, a firecracker which burns within 10 seconds, causes pollution equivalent to 464 cigarettes