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[Baghjan Gas Leak] NGT directs OIL to pay Rs. 25 Crore as ‘initial amount’, Expert Committee to submit preliminary probe report in 30 days
Finding that a prima facie case has been made out against OIL with respect to the environmental damage caused, the company has also been directed to deposit “an initial amount” of rupees 25 crores.
Expressing concern over the environmental damage caused after a natural gas blowout in an Oil India Limited (OIL)-controlled oil well, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) yesterday issued notice in pleas against the company for its failure to control the leak and ensuing fires (Bonani Kakkar v. OIL and anr.)