Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding a stone crusher, village Khatoli Jat, Nangal Choudhary, district Mahindragarh, Haryana, 26/10/2021

  • 26/10/2021

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tejpal Vs State of Haryana dated 26/10/2021.

The matter related to functioning of a stone crusher operated by M/s KSY Buildcon, village Khatoli Jat, Nangal Choudhary, district Mahindragarh, Haryana in violation of environmental norms, particularly the siting criteria.

The report filed by the joint committee comprising of the CPCB, Haryana State Pollution Control Board and Deputy Commissioner, Mahindergarh, September 27, 2021 informed the court that the Consent to Establish was granted, March 13, 2018 which was revoked on December 7, 2018 for not complying with the consent conditions. Later, consent was granted, December 30, 2019 by reducing the size of the area but in the light of laid down siting criteria with regard to distance from educational institutions, the consent was again refused, April 22, 2021 and the unit was not permitted to operate. Further, prosecution has been initiated, March 15, 2021 for violations of the Air Act, 1974.

In view of the above, the NGT decided to dispose of the case.