Order of the Supreme Court regarding vapour gas leak incident at LG Polymer, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, 19/05/2020

  • 19/05/2020

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of LG Polymers India Private Limited Vs Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board & Others dated 19/05/2020 regarding vapour gas leak incident at LG Polymer Plant, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

The SC directed LG Polymer to approach the National Green Tribunal on the issue of multiple committees being set up to probe the gas leak. The counsel representing the industry said that the matter was already being looked into by a committee appointed in pursuance to the Andhra Pradesh High Court order and that “there was no occasion for the NGT to appoint a further Committee.”