NGT imposes cost of Rs 25,000 on petitioner for filing false, misleading application

12:52 PM May 14, 2023 | PTI |

The National Green Tribunal has imposed a cost of Rs 25,000 on a petitioner for filing an application based on misleading and false facts.


The NGT was hearing a petition alleging a violation of environmental norms by a private company in operating multiple furnaces and other manufacturing processes resulting in the discharge of toxic liquids in drains to the detriment of the environment at Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh.

A bench of NGT Chairperson Justice A K Goel said the tribunal had sought a factual report from a panel on March 3. According to the May 9 report, no factory or manufacturing unit of the company was found in the area, it said.


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