31 January, 2020
3 Min Read
Syllabus subtopic: Conservation, Environmental Pollution and Degradation, Environmental Impact Assessment.
Prelims and Mains focus: about the issue and the directions given by NGT; about various categories of industries; about NGT; CPCB
News: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed pollution control boards of all States to obtain information from all local bodies pertaining to pollution caused by dairy farms and submit relevant data to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).
The directions came when the green panel was hearing a set of pleas seeking remedial action for compliance of environmental norms by the dairies.
Directions given by NGT
The State PCBs/ PCCs (pollution control committees) may publish an appropriate notice on the subject within two weeks requiring furnishing of information and also adopting all necessary safeguards in the matter.
Various categories of industries
Source: The Hindu
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