Judgement of the National Green Tribunal regarding cancellation of the environmental clearance granted to the Project Proponent (Lalitpur Power Generation Company Ltd.), 15/09/2015

  • 15/09/2015

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Mohar Singh Yadav Vs Union Of India & Ors. dated 15/09/2015 regarding cancellation of the environmental clearance granted to the Project Proponent (Lalitpur Power Generation Company Ltd.) vide order dated 31st March 2011.

The Applicant states that the pant of the respondent no. 6 (Lalitpur Power Generation Company Ltd.) is situated in District Lalitpur between the banks of two rivers, i.e. Sajnam and Utari. These rivers are running parallel to each other and have their own different natural flow of water. These rivers are major source of water for agricultural activities in the area and the farmers are largely dependent upon these rivers for their requirements of water for agricultural activities.