Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding permission to set up Waste to Energy Plant at the Kuberpur landfill site at Agra, Uttar Pradesh, 22/02/2019

  • 22/02/2019

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 22/02/2019 regarding permission to set up Waste to Energy Plant at the Kuberpur landfill site at Agra. Supreme Court directs National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Nagpur and the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to look into the matter and after considering the proposal of the Agra Pollution Control Board and jointly inspecting the site, suggest whether this Waste to Energy Plant would help in reducing toxicity in the air and soil or would increase it or/and would also recommend whether this plant should should be set up at this site or any other suitable site. They shall both visit the site and submit a joint report within a period of six weeks.