Delhi HC seeks Centre’s reply on PIL against municipal solid waste rules 2016
| Wednesday | 16th May, 2018
The petition has claimed that under the Municipal Solid Waste Rules of 2000 the responsibility of segregation of garbage was with the municipal bodies or state instrumentalities.
(Express photo: Ravi Kanojia/File)The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought response of the Centre on a PIL which has challenged the municipal solid waste rules to the extent they hold individuals and not local bodies liable for non-segregation of garbage at source.
While passing the order, the court asked the petitioner society, Sach, as to what was wrong with the public segregating the waste they generate as it was being done all over the world.
(Express photo: Ravi Kanojia/File) While passing the order, the court asked the petitioner society, Sach, as to what was wrong with the public segregating the waste they generate as it was being done all over the world.
It issued notices to the ministries of Environment and Urban Development and sought their stand on the plea by September 24.
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