India’s National Green Tribunal (NGT), established in 2010 for effective and expeditious disposal of cases relating to environmental matters, has directed that all coaches, buses and other vehicles plying the airport zone of Indira Gandhi International Airport should operate using Compressed Natural Gas (CNG).
It has ruled that these CNG-operated vehicles must comply with the prescribed emission standards.
Furthermore, the Bench, presided over by Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar, said that all the non-CNG buses/coaches or other vehicles being used at the airport, should be converted to CNG within six months.
The CNG initiative is one of several of measures aimed at reducing transport-related air and noise pollution at the primary civilian aviation hub for the National Capital Region of Delhi.
Source: New Delhi Times