Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding environment clearance to M/s. Coromandel Sugars Limited, Mandya District, Karanataka, 13/02/2017

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M.D. Yogesh & Others Vs Ministry of Environment and Forests & Others dated 13/02/2017 regarding revalidation of Environmental Clearance to M/s. Coromandel Sugars Limited to expand the industry with Molasses/Grain based Distillery (45 KLD), Cogeneration Plant (30 MW) and Captive Power Plant (1.5 MW) at SF No.51, Makavalli Village, Krishnarajpet Tehsil, Mandya District, Karanataka.

NGT notes that after the industry installed new boilers with modern technology the State Pollution Control Board inspected the unit and found that all the parameters are within the prescribed standards. In such circumstances, considering the sustainable development and the interest of the sugarcane growers of that area, NGT said it "find no reason to interfere with the EC granted, as sought for by the appellants." Appeal dismissed by NGT.