Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding use of diesel generator sets in Indirapuram, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, 22/10/2019

  • 22/10/2019

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Justice A. K. Roopanwal (Retd.) & Others Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 22/10/2019 regarding Presidium School and Indirapuram Habitat Centre using diesel generator sets creating air and noise pollution at Indirapuram, Ghaziabad in violation of the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981. Diesel was being stored in painting drums in open which was life threatening.

The Ghaziabad Development Authority and the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board has submitted a report which acknowledged the violation and stated that necessary statutory action has been initiated for closure and recovery of compensation. In view of the action taken, NGT directs the application to be disposed of.