Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of In re: News item published in Hindustan Times dated 03.06.2022 titled “178 women workers fall ill after gas leak in Andhra’s Visakhapatnam”.

Proceedings were initiated suo-moto in view of a report to the effect that there was a gas leak at Porus Laboratories Private Limited, Visakhapatnam affecting the health of 178 women workers.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Raghu Ramakrishna Vs State of Andhra Pradesh dated 06/05/2022.

Grievance in the application is against violation of environmental norms in the course of construction work over the Rushikonda Hill near Visakhapatnam, in violation of the Master Plan notified by the Urban Development Department under the AP Urban Development Areas (Development) Act of 1975.

Report of the Joint Committee in the matter of Original Application No. 106/2020 submitted to the National Green Tribunal in compliance to the NGT order of July 6, 2020. The matter related to the accident which occurred at M/s Sainor Life Sciences Pvt Ltd. at Visakhapatnam on June 29, 2020.

Status report by the District Collector Vishakapatnam district on leakage of hydrogen sulphide (H2S) vapors at M/s. Sainor Life Sciences Private Limited, JN Pharma City, Thanam village, Parawada mandal on June 29, 2020. Two persons died due to inhalation of H2S gas, which was released while transferring 'mother liquor of stage-III of Benzimidazole into SSR-107'.

The high-power committee (HPC) formed by the government to probe into the styrene vapour leak from LG Polymers in Visakhapatnam, in its report, has stated that human negligence and serious lapses in safety and security had led to the accident.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of In re: Gas Leak at LG Polymers Chemical Plant in R R Venkatapuram village Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh dated 01/06/2020.

Affidavit filed on behalf of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in the matter of gas leak at LG Polymers chemical plant in R R Venkatapuram village, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. Status of approvals and compliance The unit has been issued Consent to Operate by Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board to manufacture 313 TPD of polystyrene and 102 TPD of expandable polystyrene which was valid up to December 31, 2021.

Affidavit on behalf of LG Polymers India Private Limited in terms of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order of May 8, 2020. The matter related to gas leak at LG Polymers chemical plant in RR Venkatapuram village in Andhra Pradesh.

Report dated May 28, 2020 of the Joint Monitoring Committee constituted by the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Original Application No. 73/2020 regarding gas leak of styrene at LG Polymers Chemical Plant in R. R. Venkatapuram village, Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh in compliance of NGT order of May 8, 2020.

The committee appointed to look into the matter visited the gas leakage site along with Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board officials and interacted with the industry officials.

Order of the High Court of Andhra Pradesh at Amaravathi in the matter of WP (PIL) No 112 of 2020 and WP (PIL) No 117 of 2020 dated 22/05/2020. The matter related to leakage of poisonous gas from LG Polymers factory at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

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