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CFL firms follow rules in Europe but not in India: Govt to HC

Source: Business Standard, Date: September , 2016

The Centre today claimed before Delhi High Court that manufacturers of CFL bulbs, mostly multinational firms, do not want to adhere to the new e-waste management rules in India though they complied with similar regulations in Europe and other countries. The government told a bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal that these new rules were in accordance with the international convention and these mercury containing lights cannot be allowed to be thrown in open as it has an adverse impact on the environment.

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