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January , 2015
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Govt pushes to ease industrial pollution norms and inspections

Source: Business Standard, Date: January , 2015

The Union environment ministry has begun work to ensure greater self-certification and self-regulation by industries. It has also asked state governments to do away with their licensing powers under environmental laws. These changes, the ministry said, were being sought under the National Democratic Alliance government’s plans to provide ‘ease of doing business’ to industry. In an advisory to all states, issued on December 23, the ministry said industries should not require mandatory consent-to-establish (CTE) certificates from state pollution control boards for power connections.

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