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To mitigate the escalating PM2.5 pollution problem, the government recently approved a scheme worth 8 billion baht designed to incentivise sugarcane farmers to modify their harvesting methods. The initiative, which is set to be implemented in the 2022/23 harvest year, encourages farmers to cut fresh sugarcane without burning the residue, a practice known to be … …

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Let's be honest crop burning in the north has contributed little to this year's pollution . Bangkok was already under a pollution cloud of its own making with heavy traffic and tall buildings disrupting air follow. 

Every year crop burning is blamed and it's BS as the issue is the city structure its self.  I live in Isaan and the crop burning is almost no existent at the moment as the harvest is still being brought in. 

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