Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding noise pollution by SRP Buildwell, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, 10/11/2020

  • 10/11/2020

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. Anupam Mahajan Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 10/11/2020.

Grievance in this application was against the failure to control noise pollution caused by SRP Buildwell Pvt. Ltd., Mathura who have installed motor pumps in the course of their operations. It is further stated that the Uttar Pradesh State Pollution Control Board (UPSPCB) had directed removal of such pumps. Even the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) vide letter September 30, 2020 had asked the District Magistrate, Mathura to look into the matter. However, action has not been taken on the ground. The NGT also took note of the letter of September 15, 2020 issued by the Regional Officer, UPPCB based on inspection carried out on September 14, 2020.

The NGT directed the UPPCB to take further remedial action as per law expeditiously.