Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding 375 brick kilns in Deoria, Uttar Pradesh, 31/05/2023
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Nirmal Kumar Tripathi Vs Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board & Others dated 31/05/2023.
Grievance in the application was against operation of 375 brick kilns in district Deoria. The said brick kilns are emitting black smoke and are located close to sensitive establishments. No action was being taken against pollution caused by the said brick kilns due to influence of higher level officers. The applicant has filed a list of all the brick kilns in question. It is stated that in many cases there are no consents from the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board.
The NGT, May 31, 2023 directed the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board and the District Magistrate, Deoria to look into the matter and take such remedial action as may be found necessary in accordance with law and file an action taken report within one month.