On April 12, NGT had issued a notice to the UPPCB
directing it to report to the tribunal on its actions taken against the Common Bio-Medical Waste Treatment Plant (CBMWTP) operating illegally in the state.
If they fail to obtain such permission and comply with the directions of the board, the CGWA and the UPPCB
shall take action in accordance with law." Yogesh Nagar said: " We welcome this order and the fact that NGT acted on our complaint so swiftly.
"Taking cognizance of a petition filed by Dharmendra Kumar Mehta, a Delhi based environmental activist, on the issue of illegalities committed by a biomedical waste treatment plant in Mathura, NGT has directed UPPCB
to submit its report till next date of hearing," an official statement read.
While the UPPCB
in July gave a clean chit to the plant, the CPCB said, " This is a major water polluting industry but there is no facility for online monitoring of the quality of effluents." " The plants need to ensure all its clean- up are functional.
During the course of hearing, advocate Gaurav Kumar Bansal appearing on behalf of the petitioner told the court that CBMWTP has to take No Objection Certificate (NOC) from UPPCB
under the Environment Protection Act, Water Pollution Act and Air Pollution Act, adding that in the present case, no NOC was issued by the pollution board.
New Delhi [India], June 14 ( ANI ): The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday took strong exception to an ad-hoc appointee holding the post of chairman of the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB
) and asked it to make a regular appointment within three months.
The plant at Mehandiganj village in Arajiline block was closed by the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board ( UPPCB
) on June 6 for using groundwater without an NOC from the Central Ground Water Authority ( CGWA).
TAKING a strong note to the alarming levels of pollution in the Ganges, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday directed the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB
) to take action against the polluting industrial units, especially sugar mills and a dairy firm, in the state that have been discharging effluent into the river.
is expected to study the feasibility of banning the usage of petcoke and wood in view of the " critical pollution level".
The farmers have now raised their objections at a public hearing conducted by the UP Pollution Control Board ( UPPCB
) on July 28.