RAJ KUMAR HOSIERY Vs. DELHI POLLUTION CONTROL COMMITTEE
HIGH COURT OF DELHI
RAJ KUMAR HOSIERY
DELHI POLLUTION CONTROL COMMITTEE
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(1.) Issue notice. Mr. B.B. Gupta accepts notice for the Delhi Pollution
Control Committee, in all the cases; Mr. B.B. Gautam, Advocate accepts notice on
behalf of Ms. Aruna Tiku, for the Government of NCT of Delhi. Counsel for the
respondents state that they have the original files. With consent of counsel for
all the parties in these petitions, these cases were heard finally.
(2.) In these proceedings under Article 226 of the Constitution of India,
the writ petitioners' common grievance is that the Delhi Pollution Control
Committee, the first respondent, withdrew authorization and permission to engage
in industrial activity, in terms of The Environment Protection Act, 1986, the
Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 and the Hazardous Waste
(Management and Handling) Rules, 1989.
(3.) The petitioners are engaged in various industrial activities, such as
dyeing, bleaching and processing of hosiery clothes. They had earlier been
granted licenses and permissions, as applicable under various laws and
regulations, such as the the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act,
1981; Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974; the Environment
Protection Act, 1986 and the Hazardous Waste (Management and Handling) Rules,
1989. The Delhi Pollution Control Committee, by impugned orders in identical
terms, in almost all cases, dated 7-8-2007, intimated that such licenses,
permissions and authorizations were withdrawn.;
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