Pune NGT asks builder to pay Rs 40 lakh for 'environmental damage'

Source: /06-Mar-2017
The National Green Tribunal's bench here has directed a builder to restore the environmental damage allegedly caused to a housing society in Khandala due to illegal hill cutting and tree felling.
The western zonal bench of judicial member U D Salvi and expert member Ranjan Chatterjee asked the Mumbai-based builder to deposit Rs 40 lakh with Lonavala Municipal Council for the restoration work.
It also restrained the developer from resorting to any further tree felling or hill cutting.