centre issues guidelines to check diversion of imported pet coke - pet manufacturing process
New Delhi: In order to keep a close eye on polluting industrial fuels, the Ministry of Environment has issued guidelines for supervision and monitoring of imported pet focus in India.
China is currently the world's largest consumer of fuel.
Use of pet Cola
A by-product of the refinery, a dirtier alternative to coal
Because fuel is banned in this country.
However, the import of this highly polluting energy source is allowed to be used in the cement, lime kiln, calcium carbide and gasification industries as raw materials or on the basis of "actual users" for the manufacturing process.
The guidelines issued in September 10, while complying with the Supreme Court's order on air pollution issues, aim to check diversion and monitor whether these industries comply with conditions of use.
It has been stipulated that pet focus can only be used in these industries after obtaining consent and registration from pollution control agencies.
"Pet cola is not allowed for trade purposes," the guide said, while stipulating that only registered industrial units with valid consent can be imported directly.
According to the guidelines, electronic records must be maintained by all pollution control committees.
These records will also be shared with the Central Pollution Control Commission (CPCB)
The SC order is a public interest lawsuit filed by environmental activist M.
C. Mehta on air pollution in the capital