Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta (In Re Report No. 72 filed by EPCA and Allocation fo Natural Gas to IGL) Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/10/2017 regarding use of furnace oil and pet-coke in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan and fixing pollution standards for industries.
Mains Points of the Order are the following:
1. Supreme Court places a ban on use of Furnace Oil and Pet-Coke in the States of U.P., Haryana and Rajasthan. The ban will take effect from 1st November, 2017.