Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding release of dioxin and furans by waste to energy plant at Okhla, Delhi, 09/10/2017

  • 09/10/2017

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sukhdev Vihar Residents Welfare Association & Ors. Vs. State of NCT of Delhi & Others dated 09/10/2017 regarding environmental pollution caused by waste to energy plant at Okhla, Delhi.

It is submitted in the Court that the Central Pollution Control Board does not have in-house mechanism in their laboratories to analyse Dioxin and Furans. The Central Pollution Control Board has been permitted by the Court to collect and analyse the samples of ambient air quality once in four months instead on a monthly basis. Also CPCB has been directed to conduct at lease two surprise inspections and analysis in a year.

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