Here's an unusual story: the chairman of a plastics trade show is suggesting that any film extruder that breaks a law in India and makes plastic bags less than 20 microns thick should go to jail. Jigish Doshi, chairman of the Plexpo India 2010, told reporters that the plastics industry in India "will support a government initiative for a consensus on providing a jail term for such law violators." "We would like to assure the authorities that the associations of plastic manufacturers themselves would help the authorities to identify such errant manufacturers and put them behind the bar," Doshi said. According to the report, he added that plastic manufacturers are "equally concerned about the environment as anyone else." Sounds harsh, certainly. Here's a guy who knows how to make a promise!
Jail for making thin plastic bags?
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