As per recent reports of Greenpeace International, emission of which of the following pollutants by thermal power plants has increased maximum within last 6 years in India?

Answer: [A] Sulphur dioxide

As per recent reports of Greenpeace International, emission of the toxic sulphur dioxide gas increased by 31 per cent from 2009 to 2015. The emission of nitrogen dioxide, increased by 20 per cent during the same period and the concentration of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) increased by 13 per cent.

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