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NGT clears NMC’s solid waste project

Source: The Times of India, Date: , 2015

National Green Tribunal (NGT), western zone bench, has cleared Nagpur Municipal Corporation's (NMC's) municipal solid waste (MSW) to electricity project, thereby paving the way for its execution. NMC had earlier appointed Hanjer, which failed to execute it properly. On directives of NGT, it then appointed Essel Infrastructure, whose rates were high. Hence, NMC decided to get green signal from the Tribunal. The hearing on the project was held on Thursday. The bench of justice VR Kingaonkar and AA Deshpande stated in the order that in case there was any objection raised by any other party, it would be considered but NMC should treat as an obstacle as the project has already got delayed. The bench also directed Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) to monitor the project.

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