Tahlka News Bureau
New Delhi: National Green Tribunal (NGT) have announced that those who found dumping hazardous waste in river Ramganga (Uttar Pradesh) will have to pay compensation of Rs 1 lakh. Dumping any electronic waste in holly river ganga in Moradabad in UP will be charged as amount of 1 lakh.
Bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar also directed to immediately remove the waste lying on the river bank and have also asked to submit a detail report within two weeks.
"It has been brought to our notice that huge quantity of hazardous e-waste generated from various industries in powder form is being disposed on the bank of river Ramganga in Moradabad," the bench said, adding that this fact has been duly verified in the joint inspection conducted by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).