New Delhi, Nov. 22 -- : The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has turned down a plea seeking review of its earlier order that directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to lay down guidelines for disposal of cigarette and bidi butts, in the interest of the environment.

An NGT's bench headed by its chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel disposed of a review application filed by the Federation of All India Farmers' Associations.

"By way of the present review application, the applicant seeks rehearing of the matter which is not permissible," the bench said on November 19.

The application sought review of the order dated September 9, 2020, which dealt with the issue of regulation of disposal of cigarette and bidi butts, apart from prohib...