Judgement of the National Green Tribunal regarding the location of chemical, petro chemical and also hazardous industries located in proximity of residential area, Navi Mumbai, 17/08/2015
Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Janardan Chandar Patil Vs. Union of India dated 17/08/2015 regarding the location of chemical, petro chemical and also hazardous industries which are located in proximity of newly developed residential area, Navi Mumbai.
In the present Application, Applicant Janardan has challenged illegal actions of the Respondents affecting the public at large on following grounds :-
i) Gross failure to maintain ambient air quality in the residential zone;
ii) Developing residential area by Respondent Nos.2 and 3 by destroying the mangroves which is adversely affecting the natural habitat in creek side of Talavali, Ghansoli and Gothivali in Navi Mumbai, in violation of CRZ Notification;
iii) Development of new residential areas in the above villages in violation of air pollution norms and also environmental norms.