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February , 2015
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Javadekar raps states for not acting on plastic ban

Source: The Economic Times, Date: February , 2015

Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday pulled up state authorities for not strictly implementing rules on plastic waste management and ban of plastic carry bags. He asked them and officials of his own ministry to "act" on the larger interest of the people of the country by strictly adhering to all green laws."We have the laws, but we don't implement (them) ... We must impose ... and the new government's commitment is on compliance," Javadekar said while addressing officials from across the country here at a workshop on linkages between national and state action plan on climate change.

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