Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding septic tank pollution, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, 14/08/2020

  • 14/08/2020

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vibhor Mittal Vs M/s Unnati Construction Pvt. Ltd. dated 14/08/2020. Grievance in this application was against violation of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 by M/s Unnati Construct Pvt. Ltd, Aligarh. It was alleged that the septic tank in the area was over flowing resulting in damage to the environment and public health. Also, no statutory consents had been taken. The court was informed that the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) vide letter dated August 28, 2019 had asked the project proponent to take remedial action but the violations continued.

Taking into consideration the above facts, the UPPCB was directed by the NGT to furnish a factual and action taken report within two months.