Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding manufacturers of formaldehyde in Haryana, 09/12/2020

  • 09/12/2020

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dastak Vs Synochem Organics Pvt. Ltd. & Others dated 09/12/2020. This application seeks quashing of the order of state of Haryana dated November 10, 2020 allowing manufacturers of formaldehyde, requiring prior Environmental Clearance, to operate for six months without EC, subject to making application for EC within 60 days. The applicant submits that requirement of prior EC is mandatory. There is no jurisdiction with the state to exempt the same.

The NGT said that the impunged order is without jurisdiction and requirement of prior environmental clearance cannot be dispensed with and listed the case for January 8, 2021.