The matter of waste to energy is once again coming up before the Delhi High Court on 27/11/2009. Earlier, the case W.P.(C) 9901/2009 and CM No. 8154/2009 was heard by Chief Justice A P Shah and Justice Manmohan Singh. The order was paased on 12.08.2009.
The order reads: "Learned Additional Solicitor General inform us that the project in question is one of the pilot projects recommended by the Expert Committee appointed by the Hon'ble Supreme Court and two similar projects at Vijayawada and Hyderabad as recommended by the Committee have started functioning. Learned Additional Solicitor General submits that so far as the present
project is concerned, all the necessary permissions have been taken from the concerned authorities and the technicalities adopted for this project is similar to the projects at Vijayawada and Hyderabad. In our view, it is not possible for this Court to entertain the present writ petition. Accordingly, the writ petition and application are dismissed."
Now a review petition has been filed which is slated for hearing tomorrow.
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