Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding garbage burning in Kotdwar and Duggada, Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand, 17/09/2019
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Manoj Negi Vs State of Uttarakhand & Others dated 17/09/2019 regarding unhygienic conditions adversely affecting the environment at Kotdwara and Duggada, Uttarakhand on account of burning of garbage. The polluting activities are also affecting the Khoh River. The trenching ground at Muktidham Society has been adversely affected by pollution.
NGT directs the Uttarakhand Environment and Protection Control Board and the SDM, Pauri Garhwal to submit an action taken report on the matter within one month. The Uttarakhand Environment and Protection Control Board will be the nodal agency for compliance and coordination.