Won't allow disposal of waste from outside state, says Minister

March 20, 2012

Mumbai, March 20: Stating that a showcause notice has been sent to a private firm owning a waste disposal facility in Taloja Navi Mumbai for agreeing to accept hazardous waste from Dow Chemicals, Bhopal, without first seeking the permission of the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board, Minister of State for Environment Sanjay Deotale said on Monday that the state government would not permit disposal of any waste from outside the state in dumping grounds or incinerator facilities within the state.

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