HSPCB shuts down factory in Yamunanagar

HSPCB shuts down factory in Yamunanagar

The site of the closed industrial unit. Tribune photo

Tribune News Service

Shiv Kumar Sharma

Yamunanagar, June 16

The Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB) has closed down the operations of an under-construction industrial unit, which was allegedly found installing machinery without obtaining permissions from the board at Damla village in Yamunanagar.

The authorities of the HSPCB has also asked the management of the industrial unit to shift the press mud to safer places and to store (dispose of) it according to rules and regulations to prevent air and water pollution.

They also wrote to the authorities of Uttar Haryana Bijli Nigam Limited (UHBVNL) to disconnect the power supply of the unit.

“Implementing the order issued by the higher authorities of the HSPCB, we closed down the operations related to the construction work of the unit situated at Damla village in Yamunanagar on Wednesday. We also wrote to the authorities of the UHBNL to disconnect the power supply of the unit,” said Nirmal Kashyap, Regional Officer, HSPCB, Yamunanagar.

The action was taken on a complainant lodged by Sumit Kumar Saini, a resident of Damla village, on the CM Window Grievance Portal. The Assistant Environment Engineer of the HSPCB, Naresh Kumar, and Municipal Engineer Deepak had conducted an inspection of the site on May 13.

During the inspection, they found that the unit was under installation of machinery for the proposed project of compressed biogas without having obtained prior consent to establish and operate from the HSPCB.

Machinery installed illegally

  • The unit was allegedly found installing machinery without obtaining valid permissions from the HSPCB
  • The unit was also found storing huge quantity of press mud, causing pollution illegally

#Environment #Pollution

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