Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding setting up of a petrol pump in a residential area, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, 17/08/2020

  • 17/08/2020

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Roshan Joshi Vs State of Uttarakhand & Others dated 17/08/2020. Grievance in this application was against setting up of a petrol pump in Dehradun in violation of siting guidelines - so as to maintain safe distance from residential area in view of health and safety concerns. It was submitted that ignoring the said guidelines, the District Magistrate had issued the no objection certificate.

The NGT directed the constitution of a joint Committee comprising of the Uttarakhand Environment Protection & Pollution Control Board, District Magistrate, Dehradun and the State Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA), Uttarakhand to furnish a factual and action taken report in the matter within two months.