Judgement of the National Green Tribunal regarding contamination of groundwater by a small scale industry, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 20/09/2016

  • 20/09/2016

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Venugopalapuram & Nateson Nagar Vs Government of Tamil Nadu & Others dated 20/09/2016 regarding contamination of ground water due to discharge of waste water by an industry in the business of water servicing of vehicles. Also it is alleged that the industry is operating within the residential area without getting prior Consent or Environment Clearance from the Tamil Nadu State Pollution Control Board.

Court dismisses the Application as the business has got Consent under Water Act 1974 and Air Act 1981.