Whether the Respondent Industry is a hazardous one, based on what its pollution potentiality is considering the nature of the product manufactured, its effluents and location?
Whether active operation of the Respondent Industry is likely to affect the catchment areas resulting in pollution of the Osman Sagar and Himayat Sagar and subsequentially damaging drinking water supplied to the cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad?
The Precautionary Principle states that if a product or action has the potential to cause risk or damage to the public and/or the environment, immediate protective action must be taken before there is scientific proof of a completed or definitive occurred risk. The Principle states that science and technology should take preventive measures against increased environmental harm/damage.
The Principle of inter-generational equity is the conscious act and effort in order for future generations to have equitable access to planetary resources without compromising due to present inefficiency.