Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding ban on sales and use of furnace oil and pet coke in Delhi NCR, 08/03/2018
Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 08/03/2018 regarding ban on sales and use of furnace oil and pet coke in NCR. Assistant Solicitor General (ASG) says that he will file an affidavit on behalf of the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change. ASG has also shown a copy of the affidavit that is proposed to be filed which shows that certain issues are pending with the ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas for almost a month.
Apex Court directs the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change to take up the question of delay with the Ministry of Petroleum " in view of urgency in tackling the problem of air pollution in the country".