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Dhaka air pollution 5 times higher than tolerable level: Study


Air pollution in Dhaka city is five times higher than the tolerable level, according to a study of the Center for Atmospheric Pollution Studies (CAPS) at Stamford University. The level of air pollution varies at different places. Farmgate area in Dhaka was the most polluted for four years, but Lalbagh of Old Dhaka took the position this year. Farmgate is now in second position while air pollution at English Road of Old Dhaka, Segunbagicha, Shankar of Dhanmondi, Naya Paltan and Hazaribagh is on the top. CAPS monitors air at 70 places in the capital between November and December. The environment department fixed 70 places to monitor sound and air pollution. Air monitoring devices of four organisations were used to assess the quality of air. The quality of air is mainly determined by assessing Particulate Matter PM-1, PM-2 and PM-10 in the air. The study has been done based on the level of air pollution determined by World Health Organisation (WHO).

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