Judges make order amid concerns that smoke and ash spewing from mausoleum could harm marble monument

India’s supreme court has ordered a state government to remove a wood-burning crematorium near the Taj Mahal to protect the monument from pollution damage.

The judges made the order after receiving a letter from another supreme court judge, who said he had noticed the mausoleum spewing smoke and ash during a recent visit to the monument and was concerned about the impact of air pollution on the marble structure.

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Source: Guardian Environment