NGT Asks Defence Ministry to Submit Report on Compliance of Environmental Norms by Armed Forces

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Ministry of Defence to submit a report on a plea seeking scientific disposal of waste generated by weapons, hospitals and other establishments of the armed forces.

“We are of the view that the matter needs to be considered by the Ministry of Defence, Government of India.

“It will be appreciated that the Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Government of India files a status report in the matter after ascertaining the relevant facts and status of compliance of environmental norms from different concerned establishments within three months by e-mail,” the bench said.

According to the petitioner Anil Chopra, who is a retired Air Marshal and has also worked as a part of UP Solid Waste Management Monitoring Committee Read More

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