Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding pollution by locomotive engines of the railways, 17/01/2020

  • 17/01/2020

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of S.K. Goyal Vs Chairperson, CPCB & Others dated 17/01/2020 regarding pollution by locomotive engines of the railways.

The NGT in its order of October 4, 2017 had directed that the guidelines containing locomotive standards be put up on the website of CPCB and expeditious efforts be made by all the stakeholders including MoEF&CC, CPCB and any other Ministry that may be concerned with the same, to approve the final parameters for locomotive engines, after completing the study and then to notify the same. The NGT directed the CPCB to file a report about the compliance of the above directions within one month.