Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding the pollution of Gobind Vallabh Pant Sagar (Rihand Reservoir) caused by industries, 13/05/2014

  • 13/05/2014

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Jagat Narayan Viswakarma & Ors. Vs. Union of India & Ors. And Ashwani Kumar Dubey Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 13/05/2014 regarding the pollution of Gobind Vallabh Pant Sagar (Rihand Reservoir) caused by industries. It is seriously polluted with discharge of fly ash and other effluents from the industries. The Tribunal has directed the states of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh to ensure that pure drinking water, free from any contamination is available to all the people living in the area defined as critically polluted area forthwith. 

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