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Appellate Authority

The Hon’ble Appellate Authority under the Chairmanship of Hon’ble Justice Thiru. T.V.Masilamani, Hon’ble Judge (Retd.) High Court of Madras with two members namely Thiru. G.Rengasamy, formerly Member Secretary, Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board and Dr. K.Thanasekaran, formerly Director, Centre for Environmental Studies (Retd.), Anna University, Chennai have been constituted.  Vide G.O.Ms.No.66, Environment and Forests Departments, dated 7.5.2013 and the same is functioning at No.51, Gangadeeswarar Koil Street, Purasaivakkam, Chennai-86.  The Hon’ble Appellate Authority entertains and disposes of the appeals preferred by the industries against the order of the Board issued under Section 25/26 and 27 of Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974, as amended and any orders issued under Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act,1981 as amended in 1987.

 

National Green Tribunal

 

Under the Chairmanship of Hon’ble Justice Thiru. Lokeswar Singh Pante, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) was established at New Delhi on 18.10.2010, for effective and expedition disposal of cases relating to Environmental Protection and Forest Conservation. Any person aggrieved by an order or decision of the Board and /Appellate Authority order issued under Section 28, 29 and 33A of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974, under Section 13 of Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act, 1977, under Section 31 of the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 and under Section 5 of the Environmental (Protection) Act, 1986 may apply to NGT with in 30 days of the order issued by the  Board / Appellate Authority .

National Green Tribunal (NGT) for Southern Zone has been constituted and functioning at Chennai.

 
   

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