Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding Yamuna pollution, 19/05/2017

  • 19/05/2017

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of News Item Published in Hindustan Times “And Quiet Flows the Maily Yamuna” Vs. Central Pollution Control Board & Others dated 19/05/2017 regarding Yamuna pollution.

NGT directs the State of Uttar Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam, Namami Gange (Ministry of Water Resources) and State of Haryana to submit their proposed plan for prevention, control, rejuvenation and restoration of river Yamuna in this stretch. The plan should be submitted district wise keeping in view the drains that join river Yamuna. Court also directs the State of Haryana and Himachal Pradesh Pollution Control Board to jointly conduct a study of water quality, flow and other incidental aspects of river Yamuna at the point where it enters Haryana and submit that Report within four weeks from today along with the list of industries which are located on the catchment area of river Yamuna.

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