Supreme Court stays NGT orders imposing fine of ₹25 crores on bottling units of Coca Cola and Pepsico

A Bench led by Justice L Nageswara Rao issued notices in the appeals filed by the bottling units of the beverages' firms.
Coca Cola
Coca Cola

The Supreme Court recently stayed the operation of the orders passed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on two bottling businesses in Uttar Pradesh responsible for the products of Coca Cola and PepsiCo, to pay a total of about ₹25 crores as environmental compensation for illegal extraction of groundwater. [Moon Beverages Ltd. & Anr. v Sushil Bhatt & Ors.]

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