Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding brick kilns, Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh, 15/10/2020
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vikas Singh Vs Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board & Others dated 15/10/2020.
The issue for consideration was the remedial action against illegal operation of brick kilns in district Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh where 600 brick kilns were illegally operating. The Additional District Magistrate, Ghaziabad in its report September 14, 2020 has said that the brick kilns have been closed.
The NGT listed the matter for further consideration January 11, 2021. The concerned authorities in the state of Uttar Pradesh must keep a vigil against operation of illegal brick kilns so as to protect the air quality in the National Capital Region.