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Thursday, February 15, 2024

In Delhi, Alleged Cases Of Poop Falling From Planes. National Green Tribunal Investigates

Imagine human excreta falling on you from airplanes flying above! A former senior armyman has moved the National Green Tribunal alleging dumping of human waste by aircraft over residential areas near the IGI airport here, which led the green panel to order an inspection of his South Delhihouse. Lt Gen (Retd) Satwant Singh Dahiya has sought criminal proceedings against commercial airlines and levy of hefty fines on them for endangering the health of residents, terming the act as violation of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Noting the submissions of the petitioner, the green panel directed Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to depute a senior environmental engineer to inspect his house and check the existence of human excreta on the walls. Plane toilets store human waste in special tanks.

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