Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding standards to be achieved in the treated sewage discharge, 12/03/2019

  • 12/03/2019

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Nitin Shankar Deshpande Vs Union of India & Others dated 12/03/2019. The issue for consideration in the main matter is the standards to be achieved in the treated sewage discharge. Vide order dated 21.12.2018, the Tribunal found that dilution of the standards would be extremely harmful to the public health and stayed the impugned notification till further consideration in the light of the report of the Expert Committee which has been constituted.

The present application filed by the applicant, Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) seeks recall of the said order on the ground that tender process as per the revised norms is at advance stage. NGT refuses to accept the application without due consideration to the matter.