Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zone Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Rammanohar Lodhi & Others Vs State of Madhya Pradesh & Others dated 11/01/2022.

The issue raised in the application is illegal operation of Kolhus (jaggery units) and power crushers operating in the district Narsinghpur, Madhya Pradesh causing air pollutant emission of obnoxious gases, dust and also polluting ground water and operating in violation of guidelines issued by CPCB and MoEF&CC.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Aditya Dubey & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 29/11/2021. The SC noted that the respondents are taking long term and short term measures to combat air pollution and have passed certain directions after consultation with the different state governments (National Capital Territory of Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh).

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Aditya Dubey & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/11/2021.

Response of the NTPC Vindhyachal to the quarterly report of OSC in OA No. 164 of 2018 (Ashwani Kumar Dubey Vs Union of India & Others). Vindhyachal Super Thermal Power Station Ltd. has informed that 100 per cent ash utilization has been achieved.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Dutta Vs State of West Bengal dated 09/11/2021.

The matter related to the operation of two hot mix plants in Palmer Bazar Road and Goragacha Road, Kolkata.

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.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs Union of India & Others dated 16/09/2021.

The bench led by Justice B. Amit Sthalekar of the NGT directed the Chief Secretary, West Bengal to ensure that all the impediments with laying of the gas pipeline for providing CNG gas to Kolkata, Howrah and adjoining areas is expedited.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sanjay Kumar Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others.

The issue for consideration is permissibility of operation of hot mix plants at Noida beyond ‘carrying capacity’ of the ambient air of the area as per assessment of the statutory regulators – the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board, thereby adversely affecting the environment and the public health.

Report of the Special Expert Committee as per the National Green Tribunal order, January 21, 2021 in Appeal No. 36/2020 (Larsen & Toubro Limited Vs Sanghi Industries Limited & Others).

The matter related to the proposed cement grinding unit of of M/s. Sanghi Cement at Suvali village, Hazira, Gujarat for which prior Environment Clearance (EC) was accorded by State Level Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) Gujarat on August 23, 2019 under the provisions of the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) Notification, 2006.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Govt of NCT of Delhi Vs Union of India & Others dated 09/07/2021.

The matter related to thermal power plants contributing significantly to air pollution in Delhi.

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