Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding legality of quarrying activities in District Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu, 21/01/2019

  • 21/01/2019

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s. V. Krishnamurty Vs Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board & Others dated 21/01/2019 regarding legality of the quarrying activities by K. Manoharan, in District Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu. The report submitted by the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) states that that no quarrying activities were being carried on. But the counsel for the applicant states that quarrying activity is still going on.

In view of above, NGT directs a joint inspection by a Committee comprising of representatives of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the TNPCB, the State Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) of Tamil Nadu and the District Magistrate, Kancheepuram, within one month and furnish a factual and action taken report in the matter.

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