Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding the use of environmental compensation and other penaltiies received by SPCB, 03/02/2017

  • 03/02/2017

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Samir Mehta & Others Vs. Union of India & Others dated 03/02/2017 regarding spenting of environmental compensation or other penalty received by the State Pollution Control Boards (SPCB).

NGT directs that the 25% of the amount should be deposited with the Central Pollution Control Board and CPCB shall maintain a seprate head of account for the amounts received by it from the State Pollution Control Boards or the Pollution Control Committees and would also pay in that account 25% of the amount received by it under the Orders of the Tribunal from the various industries, bodies etc.