NGT issues notice to Centre, directs LG Polymers to deposit Rs 50 crore with DM
The National Green Tribunal issued notices to the Centre, LG Polymers India, Central Pollution Control Board and others on Friday in the Visakhapatnam chemical factory gas leak incident in which 11 people were killed and 1,000 exposed to it.
The NGT also directed LG Polymers to submit Rs 50 crore as an interim amount for damage to life. The amount should be deposited with the District Magistrate (DM). The Tribunal also set up a five-member committee to probe into the gas leak tragedy and submit a report by May 18.