India’s National Green Tribunal fines Sitapur Paper Mills over water pollution

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India’s National Green Tribunal fines Sitapur Paper Mills over water pollution

July 10, 2019 - 18:29
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NEW DELHI, July 10, 2019 (Local News) -The National Green Tribunal has imposed an interim fine of Rs 10 lakh on a paper mill in Uttar Pradesh’s Sitapur district for causing pollution and extracting ground water illegally.

A bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel also directed a committee formed by it to assess the actual compensation within and asked the unit to deposit the amount with the Central Pollution Control Board, which will be used for restoration of the environment.

“Let a further action-taken report be furnished by CPCB, State Pollution Control Board and Central Ground Water Authority,” the bench, comprising Justices S.P. Wangdi and K. Ramakrishnan, said.

The Wire India - NGT Fines Paper Mill Rs 10 Lakh for Causing Pollution in Sitapur

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