Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding thermal power plants contributing significantly to air pollution, Delhi, 09/07/2021

  • 09/07/2021

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Govt of NCT of Delhi Vs Union of India & Others dated 09/07/2021.

The matter related to thermal power plants contributing significantly to air pollution in Delhi.

The Delhi government, July 9, 2021 withdraw its public interest litigation (PIL) filed before the Supreme Court (SC) for closure of 10 thermal power plants in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Haryana till they install Flue Gas Desulphurization technology.

The bench of Justices Navin Sinha and R. Subhash Reddy dismissed the writ petition as the Delhi government had decided to withdraw it.