Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding illegal withdrawal of groundwater by a paper industry, Muradabad, Uttar Pradesh, 26/03/2019

  • 26/03/2019

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Adil Ansari Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 26/03/2019 regarding illegal drawal of ground water by Genus Paper and Board Agwanpur, District Muradabad, Uttar Pradesh. According to the applicant, the Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA) and Uttar Pradesh State Pollution Control Board (State PCB) have failed to take action against such illegal drawal of ground water and also discharge of effluent in tributaries of river Ganga, through the drains. The NGT directs a joint Committee comprising the representatives of CPCB, CGWA and State PCB to visit the site and take appropriate action in accordance with law and furnish a factual and action taken report to the Tribunal within one month.