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NGT rejects residentsí plea to shift Okhla waste plant

Source: The Times of India, Date: February , 2017

The Times of India, New Delhi, Feb 2017: National Green Tribunal (NGT) rejected an appeal by the residents of Sukhdev Vihar to relocate the Okhla waste-to-energy plant. The residents had moved NGT, alleging that the plant was causing toxic air pollution in the area, which was taking a toll on their health. The tribunal imposed an environmental compensation of Rs 25 lakh on M/S Jindal Urban Infrastructure Ltd for pollution resulting from "deficient functioning" of the plant and its stack emissions, which didn't meet the prescribed standards.

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