Final written submission on behalf of Paryavarana Parirakshana Sangham for the protection of Sompeta wetlands, Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh, 16/02/2022
Final written submission on behalf of Paryavarana Parirakshana Sangham & Others dated 16/02/2022.
The original application has been filed in order to protect the Sompeta wetlands in Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh from the imminent destruction due to construction and consequent filling up of the wetlands in violation of the Wetland Rules 2010 and the Wetland Rules of 2017.
The applicant has requested the NGT for directions to protect the Sompeta wetlands. Sompeta wetland has been inventorised as wetlands in the National Wetland Atlas prepared by ISRO, the affidavit pointed out.