CSE welcomes Supreme Court nod to tax diesel cars

CSE has welcomed the SC proposal to tax diesel cars in Delhi. The proposal mooted in the court by amicus curae Harish Salve is based on report from Environment Pollution (Prevention & Control) Authority.

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has welcomed a proposal to tax diesel cars. The proposal -- mooted in the Supreme Court today by amicus curiae Harish Salve -- is based on a report from the Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA), which calls for restraining the rapid increase in diesel cars with effective tax measures (both Salve’s proposal and the EPCA diesel report are available on the CSE website). The apex court has responded positively to the proposal.

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