You are at Toxics Alert > News > Experts call proposed landfill on Yamuna riverbank ‘preposterous’
Toxics Alert, an environment news bulletin from toxics link Toxics Link
Issue 73
December , 2016
View issue number:
  Home  |  Editorial  |  Feature  |  Interview  |  News  |  Policy  |  Updates  |  Reports / International News  |  Partner

* NEWS

Experts call proposed landfill on Yamuna riverbank ‘preposterous’

Source: The Hindu, Date: December , 2016

New Delhi, Dec 10, 2016 : Concerned about the East Delhi Municipal Corporation’s (EDMC) proposal to develop a 150-acre landfill and a waste-to-energy plant on the banks of the Yamuna, environmentalists have started a petition asking the Delhi government to put the brakes on the move. Initiated by Manoj Misra of NGO Yamuna Jiye Abhiyaan and Vimlendu Jha, the petition will be submitted to Lieutenant-Governor Najeeb Jung and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. According to the petition, the plan is the “most preposterous and ill-conceived proposal in the history of the Yamuna and urban governance in the country”.

Read More at :  http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/Experts-call-proposed-landfill-on-Yamuna-riverbank-%E2%80%98preposterous%E2%80%99/article16786425.ece

EDITORIAL  • FEATURE  • INTERVIEW  • NEWS  • POLICY  • UPDATES  • REPORTS / INTERNATIONAL NEWS  • PARTNERS