A team comprising officials from the GB Nagar district administration, local area police and Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) carried out an inspection drive on Saturday at various construction sites in Greater Noida West.
The drive was an attempt to curb practices that caused dust pollution at construction sites, and violated environment norms.
As many as 16 people have been arrested at different construction sites.
The inspection was carried out in Sector 4 (Galaxy builder), Town Central in Sector 16 and several other places.
An official with the UPPCB said, “Sixteen people have been arrested under Environment Protection Act 1986 for causing dust pollution at different construction sites in Greater Noida West. The team will initiate more inspection drives in the coming days.”
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