Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding dumping of Dolochar - the hazardous industrial waste, District Saraikella Kharsawan, Jharkhand, 31/07/2015
Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Residents of Village Kadamdih Through Umang Choudhary V/s. State of Jharkhand & Ors. dated 31/07/2015 regarding dumping of Dolochar-the hazardous industrial waste, District Saraikella Kharsawan, Jharkhand.
The learned Counsel appearing for the Applicant pointed out from Study of iron and sponge industries conducted by the Centre for Science and Environment annexed to the rejoinder reply as annexure-1 dated 13.02.2015 that the Dolochar is a solid waste generated by sponge iron industries and its indiscriminate disposal would lead to ground water contamination as well as the effect of Dolochar on agricultural productivity.