The order was issued while hearing a petition filed by All Kerala River Protection Council.

Kerala HC bans burning of hazardous waste like plastic rubber
news Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 07:52

The Kerala High Court on Friday banned burning of hazardous wastes like plastic and rubber, which is a punishable offence in the state, and directed police to take action against those violating the order.

A division bench, comprising acting Chief Justice Thottathil B Radhakrishnan and Justice Anu Sivaraman, also directed local government authorities to supervise and ensure that burning does not taken place in their area.

The order was issued while hearing a petition filed by All Kerala River Protection Council.

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