Judgement of the National Green Tribunal regarding groundwater pollution caused by effluents discharged from bathrooms and toilets, Muttukadu Village, Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu, 10/10/2015

  • 10/10/2015

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of M. Kumaravel Vs The Collector, Kancheepuram District dated 10/10/2015 regarding environmental degradation caused due to open defecation by the fishermen community at Muttukadu Tsunami relief tenements located in S.F.No.97/3, Muttukadu Village, Kancheepuram District and to construct an Effluent Treatment Plant (ETP) to treat the effluent being discharged from the bathrooms and latrines (with just soak pits without any drainage system) in order to prevent ground water pollution and to maintain hygienic conditions in the said area and to prevent communicable diseases.