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April , 2015
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1 lakh fine for stocking, making illegal plastic bags

Source: The Times of India, Date: April , 2015

The ministry of environment, forests and climate change has directed the state government to enforce a blanket ban on all plastic bag manufacturing units operating without a licence across all districts of the state. The Union ministry and the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) ordered the Haryana State Pollution Control Board to comply with Section 5 of the Environment Protection Act, 1986, regarding closure of unauthorized plastic manufacturing industries. Following the order, the urban local bodies department (ULB) has directed all deputy commissioners to impose a fine of Rs 1 lakh on shopowners found stocking or selling plastic bags less than 40 microns in thickness.

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