Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding dumping of garbage on the river bed of River Yamuna by Mathura Cantonment Board, Uttar Pradesh, 18/07/2017

  • 18/07/2017

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tapesh Bhardwaj Vs. Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board & Others dated 18/07/2017 regarding dumping of garbage on the river bed of River Yamuna by Mathura Cantonment Board, Uttar Pradesh. In the Judgement dated 13/04/2017 NGT had directed Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board to pay Environmental Compensation of Rs. 5 Lakhs and Mathura Cantonment Board shall pay Environmental Compensation of Rs. 10 Lakhs.

NGT directs that the sum of Rs. 10 lakhs that the Cantonment Board is directed to pay to Central Pollution Control Board shall be paid to CPCB, however, the Cantonment Board will submit its proposal along with its payment, the manner in which they wish to develop the dumping site maintained by it.

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