Judgement of the National Green Tribunal regarding pollution of Ulhas river, Mumbai Metropolitan Region, 02/07/2015

  • 02/07/2015

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on 2 July 2015, ordered CPCB to ensure that Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) takes stringent action against polluting industries along Ulhas river and also asked Dombivili CETP, Ambernath CETP , Ulhasnagar Municipal Corporation and Dombivali Corporation to deposit 70 crores with the Konkan District Commissioner for restoration and restitution measures. Read full text of this judgement by National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Vanashakti Public Trust & Others Vs Maharashtra Pollution Control Board & Others dated 02/07/2015 regarding severe environmental and ecological damage due to illegal discharge of dangerous untreated effluents, sewage and pollutants in violation of environmental Laws in particular, Ulhas River in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region.

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