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Vizag gas leak: NGT issue notices to LG Polymers, Environment Ministry, CPCB; company to pay Rs 50 crore for damages

News Agencies | Updated on: 8 May 2020, 14:09 IST
Vizag gas leak

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday issued notices to LG Polymers, Union Environment Ministry, and Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) regarding the Vizag gas leak incident.

NGT has directed LG Polymers, India, at whose plant the gas leakage occurred, to forthwith deposit an initial amount of Rs 50 crore taking note of damages caused due to the incident.


On Thursday, a styrene gas leak at the plant of LG Polymers in RR Venkatapuram village in Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh claimed 11 lives.

An FIR has been registered against LG Polymers in connection with the incident.

(ANI)

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First published: 8 May 2020, 14:09 IST
 
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