Pollution | VOL.13, ISSUE 78, May-June 2013 |

CNG and Pollution

CNG, a fossil fuel substitute for petrol, diesel and propane is widely considered a more environmentally ‘clean’ and safer alternative to conventional fuels—especially in the event of a spill wherein CNG can disperse quickly causing minimal environmental impact. In 1998, the Supreme Court of India ordered that all commercial passengers vehicles in the NCT of Delhi were to be converted to CNG, including taxis, buses and three-wheelers. After much controversy and protests, the shift happened, and the number of CNG...

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