The decision in MC Mehta v. Union of India that propounded the principle of absolute liability is without a sound basis. The absence of a sound basis for the same causes threat to the country after liberalization due to the absence of a sound judicial framework to deal with issues of hazardous materials leaking.
"Hazardous Industries and Liberalization,"
National Law School of India Review: Vol. 5:
1, Article 11.
Available at: https://repository.nls.ac.in/nlsir/vol5/iss1/11