India | Report documents dangerous air quality in Raipur, Chhattisgarh

India | Report documents dangerous air quality in Raipur, Chhattisgarh

The State Health Resource Center and Doctors For Clean Air – Chhattisgarh have released a new report assessing the air quality, particularly the heavy metal content, in Raipur, Chhattisgarh. The report was released by SHRC in a meeting of governmental officials, doctors and public health specialists, at the office of State Institute of Health and Family Welfare, Chhattisgarh.

The report found that levels of iron, zinc, lead, nickel and manganese in Raipur were several times higher than in a large city in the U.S., indicating that the city’s overall air quality is poor. Furthermore, the …

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