The National Green Tribunal has pulled up the Railways for failing to submit information about the capacity of the Inland Container Depot (ICD) at Tughlakabad in the city where a chemical spill took place recently.
A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar asked the Railways to file an affidavit in this regard within a week or it would impose Rs 25,000 as costs.
“The counsel appearing for the Railways further prays for time to file reply. By way of last opportunity, the reply be filed within one week. If the reply is not filed now, the Railway shall be liable to pay a cost of Rs 25,000 and their right to file reply shall also stands forfeited,” the bench said.
The matter is listed for hearing on October 4. Read More…