Report by the Uttarakhand Pollution Control Board to the NGT on a new petrol pump in Mothrawala, tehsil Sadar, Dehradun, 29/04/2022

  • 29/04/2022

Factual and action taken report in compliance of the National Green Tribunal order, February 21, 2022 in the matter of O.A. No. 134 of 2022 (Tejasvi Chandra Vs Madhu Kamboj).

The matter related to setting up of a new petrol pump in Mothrawala, tehsil Sadar, Dehradun. Complaint was that the petrol pump was situated in close proximity to a school.

The joint committee constituted to look into the matter found that the school and residential house are situated within 50 meters radius of the petrol pump and thus, the petrol pump does not fulfil the siting criteria of retail outlets prescribed by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

The Uttarakhand Pollution Control Board has asked the District Magistrate, Dehradun, April 18, 2022 to cancel the permissions issued by the District Magistrate, Dehradun as per rules.