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A bench led by justice SA Bobde referred to the timeline PESO submitted and ordered the organisation to stick to it.(Amal KS/HT FILE PHOTO)

SC seeks new formula for green firecrackers

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correpondent
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2019 11:55 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Thursday declined permission for firecracker makers to use barium nitrate, instead of barium, but directed the Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO) to approve a new formulation for green crackers by April 30.
The Gautam Budh Nagar administration has said no to the use of firecrackers on Christmas or New Year, making it clear that there are no ‘green’ firecrackers, as mandated by the Supreme Court (SC), in the district.(PTI File / Representative Image)
The Gautam Budh Nagar administration has said no to the use of firecrackers on Christmas or New Year, making it clear that there are no ‘green’ firecrackers, as mandated by the Supreme Court (SC), in the district.(PTI File / Representative Image)

No firecrackers on Christmas or New Year: Gautam Budh Nagar DM

Hindustan Times, Noida | By Preety Acharya
PUBLISHED ON DEC 20, 2018 03:40 PM IST
Gautam Budh Nagar district magistrate BN Singh has asked all police stations to ensure that no banned firecrackers are sold or used in their respective jurisdictions.
Union environment minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday said although less-polluting “green crackers” have been devised and the technology will be shared with the industry soon, it will not be available this Diwali.(Representative Image/AFP File Photo)
Union environment minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday said although less-polluting “green crackers” have been devised and the technology will be shared with the industry soon, it will not be available this Diwali.(Representative Image/AFP File Photo)

‘Green crackers’ won’t be available this Diwali: Union Minister

Nerw Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2018 07:01 PM IST
The green crackers manufactured were sent to the Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO) for safety checks and granting licences to the manufacturers.
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