Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding pollution by Grasim Chemical Division, Birlagram, Ujjain district, Madhya Pradesh, 11/09/2020
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shankarlal Prajapat Vs State of Madhya Pradesh dated 11/09/2020. The Court vide order dated October 30, 2019 had sought a report from the Madhya Pradesh Pollution Control Board (MPPCB) on the allegation of pollution caused by M/s Grasim Chemical Division Limited, Birlagram, Nagada, District Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh. It was said that, there was contamination of water and damage to the environment and the public health.
The NGT noted that even after one year and reminders, no report was furnished by the MPPCB and directed the Member Secretary of the SPCB to remain present with the report before the Tribunal on October 12, 2020.