Media Mention•Jun 06, 2019
Gujarat First to Launch Emissions Trading
The Daily Hunt reports on how the Gujarat Emission Trading Scheme will change the outlook of industries towards issues pertaining to air pollution
Via The Daily Hunt
Ahmedabad, June 6 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani here on the World Environment Day on Wednesday launched the country’s first emissions trading scheme (ETS) to encourage and incentivize the industrial units to cut air pollution. The theme of the World Environment Day, 2019, was air pollution. Under the scheme, the government will fix a cap on emissions as advised by the Gujarat Pollution Control Board and then allow industries to buy and sell permits to maintain their emissions below the cap.