Landfill site at Bhalswa to be cleared out

  • | Thursday | 12th July, 2018

New Delhi: The standing committee of north corporation on Wednesday approved the reclamation project for Bhalswa landfill site to prevent a Ghazipur-like accident. A portion of east Delhi’s Ghazipur landfill had collapsed in September 2017 claiming two lives.Standing committee chairperson Veena Virmani said, “We are going to appoint a consultant for remediation of the landfill site. “The lines in place are inadequate for the quantum of leachate being generated,” an official said.The guidelines of Gauria (Mumbai) landfill reclamation project will be followed in this project. We have also given a go-ahead for four bio-methanation plants and six composting plants. In June, we had approved a 2,000MT waste-to-energy plant at the site.”The areas under north corporation produce almost 4,000MT garbage every day.

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