The National Green Tribunal seeks Centre’s response on plea for ban on microplastics

NEW DELHI: The National Green Tribunal has sought response from the Centre on a plea seeking ban on use of microplastics in cosmetic and bodycare products in India alleging their use is extremely dangerous for aquatic life and environment. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Swatanter Kumar issued notice to Ministry of Environment and Forests and Ministry for Water Resource and sought their reply on next date of hearing on April 18. (…) (economictimes.indiatimes.com, 14/03/16)

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