NOIDA, Dec. 6 -- The task force on the graded response action plan, during review of complaints received on social media, has identified two hot spots in Ghaziabad where pollution is 'exceptionally high'.

Officials of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) said the Loni-bhopra road and Vasundhara were identified as hot spots. "There must be local contributing factors resulting in high pollution in Vasundhara. It is up to local agencies to find them out and take up enforcement. We have been getting complaints of burning of e-waste at Loni-bhopra road," a CPCB official said.

The Loni-bhopra road is located next to the Hindon airbase where illegal factories are plenty. The area has many scrap dealers who deal in e-waste. The Vasundhara s...