Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding brick kilns operating near place of habitation, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, 04/02/2022
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ajay Garg Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 04/02/2022. It is said that illegal brick kilns are operating within 8 km from Raj Nagar Extension on the pipeline road going from Teela Mod to Murad Nagar. Even mining is also going on in the said area causing environmental damage and health hazards to the nearby residents of the area.
The NGT directed the constitution of a joint committee comprising the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board and the District Magistrate, Ghaziabad. The joint committee would undertake a site visit and submit a factual and action taken report within three months.