Baghjan Oil Field Operating Sans Environmental Clearance At Time Of Blowout

by M. Nuruddin Nov 04, 2020 • 01:19 PM Views 402

Baghjan oil field and 26 other oil wells in Assam were operating without mandatory environmental clearances at the time of the blowout, a National Green Tribunal (NGT) Committee has found. The Committee formed by Justice Katakey to probe the May 27 blowout, followed by a fire, which continued for 160 days and left at least 4 people dead, submitted its report on November 3