Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vikram & Others Vs Indian Synthetic Rubber Private Limited & Others dated 29/04/2022. M/s Indian Synthetic Rubber Private Limited, has its unit opposite Neptha Cracker Polymer Terminal Gate, PO Panipat Refinery, Panipat, Haryana, set up in 2013, for manufacture of Emulsion Styrene Butadiene Rubber (E-SBR).

Report of the Joint Committee in the matter of Tumkunta Narsa Reddy Vs Union of India & Others. 

The applicant, Tumkunta Narsa Reddy, filed an application before the NGT on the commencement of the construction of Industrial Park by R4 (TSIIC) in an extent of 972.05 acres in Wargal and 374.06 acres in Mulugu, Siddipet district, without obtaining Environmental Clearance as required under EIA Notification, 2006.

Judgment of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Farkul Islam Barbhuiya & Others Vs State of Meghalaya & Others dated 11/04/2022.

The matter pertains to rat hole mining in Meghalaya. The NGT directed the state of Meghalaya to ensure that rat hole mining is completely restrained and regular monitoring carried out by the Department of Mines and Geology and the police department.

Joint inspection report in OA No. 326 of 2021 (Behari Lal Chaturvedi Vs Ministry of Jal Shakti & Others).

The matter related to alleged encroachment of Yamuna flood plain by Yamuna Mission, Mathura. It is alleged that in the garb of preserving and cleaning the river Yamuna and undertaking plantation drive, the Yamuna flood plain is being encroached.

The Action Taken Report (ATR) of the Committee deals with the action taken by the Government on the recommendations/observations contained in Three Hundred Twenty Fourth Report of the Committee on 'Status of Forests in India' of the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vinod Kumar Jangra Vs State of Haryana & Others dated 26/10/2021.

The issue for consideration is the remedial action for enforcement of the environmental norms under the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 and the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 by the stone crushers in district Charkhi Dadri, Haryana.

Joint Committee report in compliance of the National Green Tribunal order in the matter of Jila Bachao Sangharsh Morcha Vs Union of India & Others.

The matter related to M/s Singhal Enterprises, Taraimal, Raigarh and its ownership of the land including diversion of land. The unit claimed the land of about 137 hectares has been owned by the company since 2000. However, the Joint Committee report said that 51.470 hectares of land (38%) is owned by the company and the rest 68% land is owned by other people.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Residents of Delhi Through Shobha Agarwal Vs Delhi Metro Rail Corporation & Others dated 17/03/2021.

Observations made by a four member committee and task force on Polavaram Irrigation Project in compliance with the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order in O.A. No. 857 of 2018.

The Polavaram Irrigation Project (PIP) officials has said that the overall progress so far made in the project was 71.88%. As per the construction schedule, concrete in spillway including construction of bridge, concrete in spill channel and construction of coffer dams should have been completed by May 2019.

The paper provides a comprehensive assessment of the changes witnessed in the forest sector in China during the last three decades and the key drivers that have contributed to the country’s forest transition.

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