Report filed by the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board regarding industries violating environmental norms, Mussoorie Gulawathi road, Hapur, Uttar Pradesh, 14/10/2022
Report filed by the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board in compliance to the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order, February 4, 2022 (Salman Miya Vs State of Uttar Pradesh).
The applicant in his application before the NGT alleged that illegal acid and chemical factories are operating without license as well as burning e-waste on the open in the area of village Chivra, district Hapur.
The report informed the court that the area mentioned in the complaint is not residential but an approved industrial area of the Uttar Pradesh State Industrial Development Authority (UPSIDA) at Mussoorie Gulawathi road. Under section 31A of the Air Act, 1981, UPPCB issued closure orders to illegal units and also imposed an environmental compensation of Rs. 52,60,000 on illegal polluting units. Electricity disconnection has also been done to ensure closure.