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HC summons Delhi civic commissioners on poor waste management

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The High on Friday directed the Commissioners of the three Municipal Corporations of (MCDs) to appear before it and apprise it of the waste management situation in the national capital.

A division bench of Justice B.D. Ahmed and Justice Jayant Nath asked the senior officials to appear before it on December 1.

The direction came after it was informed by amicus curiae and senior counsel Kailash Vasdev that the Municipal Corporations of are not adhering to the rules regarding solid waste management and regulations of landfill sites.

The also observed that pollution watchdog, the Pollution Control Committee (DPCC), has not initiated proceedings against the civic corporations for non-compliance of the rules, and asked DPCC Member-Secretary to explain whether anyone has been prosecuted for causing pollution in the national capital region.

The observed that the DPCC has the responsibility to check pollution in the national capital.

The was hearing a public interest litigation initiated by it on the issue of air pollution in the national capital.

--IANS

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(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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HC summons Delhi civic commissioners on poor waste management

The Delhi High Court on Friday directed the Commissioners of the three Municipal Corporations of Delhi (MCDs) to appear before it and apprise it of the waste management situation in the national capital.

The High on Friday directed the Commissioners of the three Municipal Corporations of (MCDs) to appear before it and apprise it of the waste management situation in the national capital.

A division bench of Justice B.D. Ahmed and Justice Jayant Nath asked the senior officials to appear before it on December 1.

The direction came after it was informed by amicus curiae and senior counsel Kailash Vasdev that the Municipal Corporations of are not adhering to the rules regarding solid waste management and regulations of landfill sites.

The also observed that pollution watchdog, the Pollution Control Committee (DPCC), has not initiated proceedings against the civic corporations for non-compliance of the rules, and asked DPCC Member-Secretary to explain whether anyone has been prosecuted for causing pollution in the national capital region.

The observed that the DPCC has the responsibility to check pollution in the national capital.

The was hearing a public interest litigation initiated by it on the issue of air pollution in the national capital.

--IANS

akk-gt/nir/vt

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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HC summons Delhi civic commissioners on poor waste management

The High on Friday directed the Commissioners of the three Municipal Corporations of (MCDs) to appear before it and apprise it of the waste management situation in the national capital.

A division bench of Justice B.D. Ahmed and Justice Jayant Nath asked the senior officials to appear before it on December 1.

The direction came after it was informed by amicus curiae and senior counsel Kailash Vasdev that the Municipal Corporations of are not adhering to the rules regarding solid waste management and regulations of landfill sites.

The also observed that pollution watchdog, the Pollution Control Committee (DPCC), has not initiated proceedings against the civic corporations for non-compliance of the rules, and asked DPCC Member-Secretary to explain whether anyone has been prosecuted for causing pollution in the national capital region.

The observed that the DPCC has the responsibility to check pollution in the national capital.

The was hearing a public interest litigation initiated by it on the issue of air pollution in the national capital.

--IANS

akk-gt/nir/vt

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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