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MoEF mulls stringent penalties for green violators

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

The Environment Ministry is mulling stringent penalties including financial and criminal action for violators by bringing amendments to the Environment Protection Act and creating a "reign of enforcement". Rating itself six on a scale of 10 for its first year's performance, it said it wants to increase people's participation in all its schemes for achieving green growth."On a scale of 10, I will give 6 and we will try achieve the remaining 4 next year. People will give me 10 out of 10 after five years.

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