Eco-experts: You can’t force waste on villages

The state government’s move to deploy a 1,000-strong police posse to escort garbage trucks ferrying waste to Mavallipura landfill, in the face of stiff resistance from farmers, has not gone down well with environment activists. On Wednesday, deputy chief minister and city in-charge minister R Ashoka directed the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) to allow dumping of garbage at Mavallipura. KSPCB had ordered closure of the Mavallipura landfill as villagers alleged that unscientific dumping of waste had caused pollution and affected their health. “Ashoka is arm-twisting KSPCB, which is yet to approve the opening of Mavallipura for dumping the city’s garbage. He has abused his powers as deputy chief minister and home minister […]
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