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HC asks GPCB to stop Morbi's coal gasifiers

DNAHM121525 | 6/14/2018 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :345



A division bench of the Gujarat High Court headed by Justice MR Shah has directed the Gujarat Pollution Control Board to take appropriate action against ceramic units who use coal gasifiers particularly those using Type-B gasifiers in violation of norms and consent terms.
The court said such a move was necessary to ensure that no further damage is caused to the environment by such ceramic industries in Morbi and Wankaner.
The court also directed the regulatory body to consider the request of the ceramic manufacturer association to provide trial run of the new technology that can help to reduce damage to environment to some extent which is caused at present by coal-based gasifiers.
The court's order came after a petit
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