Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding waste-to-energy plant in Okhla, Delhi, 18/11/2015

  • 18/11/2015

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sukhdev Vihar Residents Welfare Association & Ors. Vs. State of NCT of Delhi & Ors. dated 18/11/2015 regarding waste-to-energy plant in Okhla, Delhi.

Tribunal noted that the plant is not working effectively which ultimately leads to discharge of pollutant higher than the prescribed limit. The Green Tribunal directed the Project Proponent to immediately take all effective steps and if necessary by installation of such improved technology so that segregation of municipal solid waste is complete in all respect and does not result in mix waste being put into the furnaces. The affidavit would be filed by the Project Proponent within one week from today, providing complete details of all steps taken by the Project Proponent for improving and ensuring the scientific, complete and effective segregation of the municipal solid wastes before it is put on the conveyer belt.