Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding pollution by the Kutch unit of Saurashtra Enviro Project Pvt. Ltd., (SEPPL), Gujarat, 14/08/2019

  • 14/08/2019

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ashok Gohil Vs Saurashtra Enviro Project Pvt. Ltd. dated 14/08/2019 regarding pollution by the Kutch unit of Saurashtra Enviro Project Pvt. Ltd., (SEPPL).

Report was sought by NGT from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) and thereafter another report on August 9, 2019 on the study carried out by the National Productivity Council (NPC) with regard to operation of the secured landfill at SEPPL, Kutch. The report mentioned that the presence of high COD and BOD needs to be investigated and that leachage has been duly treated and the salt generated disposed of in a secured landfill.

The NGT directs CPCB to conduct a study within three months and the GPCB has been asked to ensure that the unit maintains the "norms of disposal of the salt generated in the process of leachate treatment.'

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