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Supreme Court raps Centre on dumping of hazardous water in India

Source: The India Express, Date: February , 2017

The India Express, New Delhi, Feb 2017: The Supreme Court has pulled up the Centre for ‘making money’ at the cost of citizens’ health by allowing dumping in India of hazardous waste from foreign countries. A bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar termed the issue as ‘important’ and said the authorities cannot bypass the regulations as the people of the country are facing the consequences. “You (the Centre) are taking waste from other countries and allowing it to be dumped here. You make money out of it but the citizens of this country face the consequences,” the bench, also comprising Justices N V Ramana, D Y Chandrachud and S K Kaul, said.

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