Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding dumping of waste in Gurgaon, Haryana, 10/08/2022

  • 10/08/2022

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pradeep Norula Vs Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon & Others dated 10/08/2022.

Grievance of the applicant was that malba/ waste material was being dumped behind the lane of T1, DLF, Phase – III, Gurgaon, Haryana.

Report filed by the authorities informed the court that waste material has been removed.

The court noted that the monitoring of the area was not carried on regularly causing dumping of malba again.

Looking to the facts and circumstances of the case and also recurring failure on the part of the Municipal Corporation, Gurgaon, the NGT directed a joint committee comprising Haryana State Pollution Control Board and district magistrate, Gurgaon to submit a factual report.

The tribunal also directed the Municipal Commissioner, Gurgaon to appear before the court on the next date (September 12, 2022) to "show cause as to why appropriate action be not taken for failing on his part to ensure non dumping of malba/waste material at the questioned area in compliance of orders of this Tribunal and failure in scientific disposal of the waste in accordance with environmental laws and for causing pollution air and water, in violation of Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 and Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and why appropriate environmental compensation be not computed and imposed upon the Corporation".