Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board report to the NGT on the establishment of a petrol bunk, Sethanagaram Grama Panchayath, East Godavari district, 20/05/2022
Report of the Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board as per the directions of the National Green Tribunal, Southern Zone, Chennai vide order, March 15, 2022 in the Original Application No. 28 of 2022 in the matter of Chidipi Nakula Suresh & Others. The complaint is against the establishment of petrol bunk at Sy No. 81/34a, Sethanagaram Grama Panchayath, East Godavari district.
The report mentioned that the Seethanagaram Primary Agricultural Cooperative Society (PACS) established a petrol bunk at Sy No. 81/34A, Sethanagaram Grama Panchayath, East Godavari district. The proposed site is located in commercial and residential area. The APPCB has not issued permission for establishment and operation of petrol bunk (diesel and petrol dispensing unit).
Establishment and operation of fuel dispensing units are exempted from consent management of APPCB as per CPCB File No. B-29016/ROGW/IPC-VI/2020-21 dated April 30, 2020 communicated to all SPCBs/PCCs.