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.

Compliance report in compliance to the NGT order, February 24, 2021 in the matter of OA No. 19/2021 (Sanjay Kumar Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others).

The matter is related to the operation of hot mix plants in village Wazidpur, Noida, Uttar Pradesh. The court had directed the Joint Committee of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) to look into the carrying capacity of the area, where the hot mix plants are in operation.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own motion Vs State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 08/06/2021.

The issue for consideration is the remedial steps for maintaining ecology in the area of Manali and Rohtang Pass in Himachal Pradesh.

Joint inspection report of Committee constituted by the National Green Tribunal, Southern Bench, Chennai in pursuance to the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order, September 8, 2020 in the matter of Venkatapathi Raja Yenumala Vs Union of India & Others). An application was filed before the NGT, Southern Bench, alleging air, sound, soil and water pollution caused on account of activities by M/s GAIL India Ltd and M/s ONGC units in Andhra Pradesh along the Krishna-Godavari (KG) basin located in East Godavari and West Godavari districts.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kulwant Singh & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 07/04/2021.

The issue for consideration is the remedial action for violation of environmental norms by Talwandi Sabo Power Limited (TSPL), Mansa, Punjab, resulting in damage to the soil, apart from air pollution.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pawan Kumar Tiwari Vs Union of India & Others dated 19/03/2021. Grievance in this application is that Panki thermal power plant was set up at Kanpur in the year 1977 and approval for expansion was granted in the year 2017 (construction of a new unit (1x660 MW coal based supercritical thermal power plant) and revamping of ash dykes. The plant is causing air and water pollution resulting in damage to public health and the environment. Remedial measures needed to be taken as Kanpur city is already suffering from air pollution.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shivansh Pandey Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 16/03/2021.

The issue was remedial action against pollution at and around Railway Godown, Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh in the course of loading and unloading of cement, fertilizers and grains by trucks, polluting the air quality and causing respiratory problems.

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