Single use plastics a menace, Madras HC upholds Tamil Nadu Plastic Ban

Meera Emmanuel July 12 2019

The Madras High Court on Thursday confirmed the Tamil Nadu Government's ban on single-use/throwaway plastic starting from January 2019 through its June 2018 Government Order (GO).

In doing so, the Court also commented on the need to curb the menace of plastic in general, given its increasingly harmful impact. The Division Bench of Justices R Subbiah and Krishnan Ramasamy said,

"... we wish to observe that slowly and steadily, plastic had . . .

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