Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding cotton mill pollution, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, 17/12/2019

  • 17/12/2019

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Madhav Das Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 17/12/2019 regarding operation of a cotton mill in district Mathura, as in its process of separation of seeds from the cotton plants, air pollution is caused for which necessary safeguards are not taken. Further, the operation of the mill is in agricultural area, where such activities are not permitted.

The NGT directed the State Pollution Control Board and District Magistrate Mathura to furnish a factual and action taken report in the matter before March 6, 2020.