Published: Friday 15 February 2002

The Karnataka High Court quashed the Karnataka state pollution control board (KSPCB) order, which rejected an application filed by Vijaynagar educational trust seeking environmental clearance for constructing a building on the banks of Kumdvathi river near Bangalore. The court gave the go-ahead to the trust for the construction work, subject to conditions to be imposed by the KSPCB. It has also directed the board to study all environmental aspects and ask the trust to take precautionary steps to prevent any adverse impact that the building could cause.

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