In this December 1, 2015 photo, smoke billows out of a chimney of a small scale factory in New Delhi, India. (AP Photo /Tsering Topgyal)
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India's environmental court slammed the Delhi government Wednesday for failing to improve its notoriously toxic air, as the capital spent another day blanketed in grey smog.A senior official told AFP that a meeting of top environmental experts was under way late Wednesday following the court's demand.Successive Delhi governments have faced flak for failing to clean up the city's filthy air, ranked as the worst in the world by the World Health Organization. Smog levels soar in the winter when thousands of poor people light fires to keep warm.A WHO study of 1,600 cities released last year showed Delhi had the world's highest annual average concentration of PM2.5 particles, less than 2.5 micrometers in diameter.
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