Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding unauthorized polluting units in Loni, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, 06/09/2016

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mohd. Arif Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 06/09/2016 regarding unauthorized polluting units which are engaged in the business of smelting of copper wire, aluminum wire, melting of batteries, plastic rubber and Iron furnace which are emitting toxic gases that is dangerous to the human life in the vicinity of Mandoli (East Delhi) and Amit Vihar, Loni, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

Counsel appearing for the State of Uttar Pradesh submits that the State Government had already issued a circular dated 10-09-2003 clearly giving directions that the industries, particularly the polluting industries, should not be permitted to carry out their business in the non-conformity zone i.e. residential areas. Counsel appearing on behalf of the East Delhi Municipal Corporation submits that the Corporation would take all effective steps, in accordance with the Judgment and ensure that no industry polluting or otherwise is permitted to operate in the non-conformity areas i.e. green or the residential areas.