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No tax on CO2 emissions in China's new environment law

 Regulate use of plastic flags, banners in polls: NGT to MoEF
Source: The Times of India, Date: December , 2016

New Delhi, Dec 25, 2016 : The National Green Tribunal has directed the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) to regulate the use of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and other forms of plastic in flags and banners by political parties during elections after a plea alleged that it damages environment. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar issued notice to the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) and asked it to take a view in relation to banning or regulating PVC within six months.  "The ministry would take a view in relation to banning or regulating PVC and chlorinated plastic in the use banners, flags, hoarding etc within a period of six months.

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