Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding construction of a Decentralized Micro Composting Centre, Salem, Tamil Nadu, 19/09/2018

  • 19/09/2018

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sanju Monica Vs. State of Tamil Nadu & Others dated 19/09/2018. The applicant seeks to assail construction of a Decentralized Micro Composting Centre under a Special Solid Waste Management Project in the city of Salem. It is alleged that the land on which the project is being set up on a site which is in the heart of the city surrounded by schools, hospitals, etc. It is further contended that the Corporation has not obtained necessary Consent to Establish and Consent to Operate under the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 and the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974. That apart, it is alleged that no Environmental Clearance has been obtained for the purpose.

The respondents, more particularly the Municipal Corporation Salem City, shall show cause before the next date as to why order for interim stay of the project be not granted.