Judgement of the National Green Tribunal regarding activities not permissible under Eco Sensitive Zone Notification in Pulicat Bird Sanctuary, 02/08/2016

  • 02/08/2016

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone Bench, Chennai) in the matter of Nimmala Ankaiah Vs Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change & Others dated 02/08/2016 regarding activities not permissible under ESZ Notification in the lands falling within the Eco Sensitive Zone (ESZ) limit of Pulicat Bird Sanctuary (second largest brackish water lagoon in India).

The Applicant stated that industries which are earmarked as Red Category, are proposed to be started within ESZ limit of sanctuary and Pudi village, Tada (Mandal) SPSR Nellore District. Tribunal in its Judgement said that the purpose for which the allotment of lands was made cannot be carried out in the disputed site.