Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding industrial activities in residential areas of Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, 17/05/2019

  • 17/05/2019

Order of the Gopeshwar Nath Chaturvedi Vs U. P. Pollution Control Board & Others dated 17/05/2019 regarding industrial activities in residential areas of Mathura, Uttar Pradesh.

The NGT had directed that the polluting units in the residential area be shifted to the industrial area and a joint inspection report filed by the UPPCB and the CPCB in January 2019 reveals that units operating in the industrial area were having requisite facilities but there was no CETP or TSDF. The UPPCB has stated that some units were operating illegally after taking fresh electricity connection and operating in night.

The NGT directs for a detailed report to be submitted with regard to the illegal operation of polluting units at Mathura city as well as Jai Singh Pura/Guar Kendra within three months.

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