Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding illegal dumping and burning of municipal solid waste, Thazhambur Village, Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu, 11/05/2017

  • 11/05/2017

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of S.P.Surendranath Karthik Vs Thazhambur Village Panchayat & Others dated 11/05/2017 regarding illegal and wrongful dumping and burning of Municipal Solid Waste in Survey No.99 and 100 of Thazhambur Village, Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu.

Status Report dated 3rd February, 2017, filed by the Block Development Officer, Thiruporur shows that the dumping of garbage which was going on for the last several years has been completely stopped and almost major portions of the material has been removed and the area has been sanitized. He also states that the Revenue Department has given permission to Thazambur Panchayat to use Survey No.80/4 which is classified as wasteland, for disposal / management of solid waste and he has also stated before the Tribunal that steps have been taken for scientific disposal of already dumped waste by biomining and composting either by the Panchayat itself or by engaging NGOs who are specialized in the field.

In view of the steps having been taken by the Block Development Officer the Application stands closed.