Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding pollution of Cooum river, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 15/03/2017

  • 15/03/2017

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tribunal on its own motion on the News item reported in “the Hindu” dated 25.10.2013 about beach at Adyar Estuary with trash, rubble Vs Environment and Forests, Government of Tamil Nadu & Others dated 15/03/2017 regarding the progress of the Integrated Cooum river Eco Restoration Project.

The Principal Secretary to Government MA and WS Department in his affidavit has enumerated the current status of various sub projects connected with the Integrated Cooum Eco Restoration Plant. The said sub projects is under the control of PWD like desilting, demarcation and the project is under the control of Chennai Corporation which includes parks and walk ways apart from the projects under the control of Commissioner of Municipal Administration which includes removal of solid waste, developed parks, fencing etc.