Compliance of National Green Tribunal in the matter of O.A. No. 716/2019 in the matter of Ajay Kumar Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 30/12/2019. The matter relates to air pollution by emission of coal dust and cement dust by operation of JP Cement factory and its power plant at Churk, District Sonbhadra, Uttar Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tanuj Shivhare Vs Union of India & Others dated 20/12/2019 regarding operations of cattle sheds and dairy farm located in the vicinity of the green belt area and parks around Ram Ji Dham Colony and Rishipuram Colony, Sikandra, Agra, Uttar Pradesh. The sheds were demolished and sealed but the sea was broken and illegal activites have started again.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Akash Vashishtha Vs Union of India & Others dated 20/12/2019 regarding illegal construction of a road on the river bed of Yamuna in Vrindavan, Mathura between Shringarvat and Keshi Ghat and other illegal constructions including multistoried buildings which have come up on the active floodplains and riverbed of the Yamuna in the town of Vrindavan.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Madhav Das Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 17/12/2019 regarding operation of a cotton mill in district Mathura, as in its process of separation of seeds from the cotton plants, air pollution is caused for which necessary safeguards are not taken. Further, the operation of the mill is in agricultural area, where such activities are not permitted.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Umashankar Patwa & Others Vs Union of India & Ors. (Earlier titled as D.K. Joshi Vs. Union of India & Ors.) dated 13/12/2019 on the issue of Hindustan Institute of Technology & Management, Agra (HIT) and Anand Engineering College, Agra (AEC) falls within the Soor Sarovar Bird Sanctuary.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shariq Abbas Zaidi & Others Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 11/12/2019 regarding encroachments in green belts of Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Giriraj Parikrama Sanrakshan Sansthan Vs State of Rajasthan & Others dated 11/12/2019 regarding regulating traffic congestion in and around Giriraj Parvat and Parikrama Marg, Govardhan, District Mathura, Uttar Pradesh.

The Tribunal noted that the work with regard to ring road was not complete and a part of the work still remains. The same was with the case of service road of 10 meters wide around the Parikrama Marg, behind the existing houses and ashrams.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of L. R. Tomar, President, Dushit Paryavaran Hatao Samiti Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 04/12/2019 regarding allegation of disposal of infected bio-medical waste, discharge of untreated hazardous effluents and causing air pollution by M/s Medicare Environmental Management Pvt. Ltd. at Phase – I, Uttar Pradesh State Industrial Development Corporation, Masoori, Gulawati Road, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 04/12/2019 regarding environment protection of Taj Mahal. Among the various directions passed by the apex court are the following:

a. The Agra Municipal Corporation has been directed to submit the report (Environment Impact Assessment) of the waste to energy plant submitted by M/s Spaak Bresson Pvt. Ltd. to the NEERI.

Compliance Report of the Chief Secretary, Government of Uttar Pradesh in O.A. No. 116 of 2014 with O.A. No. 437 of 2015 in the matter of Meera Shukla Vs Municipal Corporation Gorakhpur & Others on control of pollution in river Gomti.

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