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Centre for better implementation of law meant to insure people near hazardous industries

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

Sensitizing the country's pollution watchdog to the vulnerability of general public in areas around hazardous industries, the Union environment ministry has asked the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to ensure better implementation of the existing 'Public Liability Insurance' law that had come into force seven years after the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy. The ministry also issued direction that the pollution watchdogs at state level (state pollution control boards) should not renew the periodic 'Consent to Operate' (CTO) certificate to any such hazardous chemical industry which do not comply with the obligation under Public Liability Insurance (PLI) Act, 1991.

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