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India's Once-Gleaming Golden Temple Dulled by Air Pollution

The chronic air pollution blanketing much of northern India is now threatening the holiest shrine in the Sikh religion, making the once-gleaming walls of the Golden Temple dingy and dull.   There is little to be done short of replacing the 430-year-old temple's gold-plated walls — an expensive project already undertaken more than a century ago and then again in 1999.   To cut down on pollution, environmentalists and religious leaders have launched a campaign that...

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