National Mineral Policy: GreenMin wants ‘polluter pays’ principle included

indianexpress.com

Polluter should pay.

Now why do we need a policy for this, is it not obvious?  Polluter should pay for the damage caused.  It is amazing how some can make the obvious sound so grand and impressive.  I would have said that its such an Indian trait but for that Anglo-Saxon gentleman in the other hemisphere.  On a serious note, however, the polluter pays principle lies at the core of any pollution sensitive governance mechanism.

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