Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding consent to operate granted to M/s Simbhaoli Sugars Ltd. & Distellery by the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board, 12/02/2014

  • 12/02/2014

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Krishan Kant Singh & Anr. Vs. National Ganga River Basin Authority & Ors. dated 12/02/2014 regarding consent to operate granted to M/s Simbhaoli Sugars Ltd. & Distellery by the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board. In its Inspection Report dated 4th September, 2013 the Central Board has specifically noticed that Distillery Unit was operating at 63.91 KLD alchohal production in July, 2013 against the restricted capacity of 60 KLD which according to the State Board is further been restricted to 30 KLD in November, 2013. In the order the judges noted that "It is strange that the Officers who are present from the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board cannot say with certainty that when they inspected; whether they collected trade effluents samples and analyzed them in accordance with law or not." Original Source: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/orderinpdf/879-2013(MApp)_12Feb2014.pdf