The courtroom was listening to a plea by Delhi Jal Board alleging that the water launched by Haryana in Yamuna river has pollution together with excessive ammonia content material which develop into carcinogenic after mixing with chlorine
New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday took suo motu cognizance of air pollution within the Yamuna after Delhi Jal Board (DJB) alleged that water containing excessive pollution is being launched within the river from Haryana.
A bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde was listening to the DJB plea alleging that the water launched by neighbouring state Haryana in Yamuna river has pollution together with excessive ammonia content material which develop into carcinogenic after mixing with Chlorine.
“We are issuing notice without argument. We are taking suo motu cognisance of pollution in entire Yamuna river,” stated the bench which additionally comprised Justices A S Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian.
In the proceedings performed by means of video conferencing, the highest courtroom additionally appointed senior advocate Meenakshi Arora as amicus curiae to help it in listening to the suo motu case.
DJB often halts water provide in Delhi after the Amonia content material in water rises and it just lately moved the highest courtroom alleging this and a sought a route to Haryana to make sure that pollutant-free water is launched within the river.
They must preserve ammonia therapy plan in Haryana and even the National Green Tribunal had stated that their STP should not working at Sonipat which is upstream, Arora stated.
“What should they do to reduce the pollutants,” the bench requested and glued the plea for listening to on Tuesday.
It requested the DJB to serve the copy of the petition and the discover on Haryana for submitting the response.
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