India's NGT seeks INR 3 million in compensation from Century Pulp and Paper for polluting water stream in Nainital

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India's NGT seeks INR 3 million in compensation from Century Pulp and Paper for polluting water stream in Nainital

May 09, 2016 - 00:28
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NOIDA, India, May 9, 2016 (Local News) -The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Century Pulp and Paper Ltd to pay Rs 30 lakh as environmental compensation for failing to manage pollution caused due to effluents discharged in a local water stream from its paper mill in Nainital.

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar said release of effluents exceeding the permissible norms were bound to cause environmental imbalance placing the flora and fauna under illegitimate stress.

The Indian Express - NGT asks Century Pulp and Paper Ltd to pay Rs 30 lakh for polluting water body in Nainital

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