Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of In re : News item published in The Hindu dated 25.07.2022 titled “Explosion in Bihar illegal firecracker unit kills five” dated 13/09/2022.

The NGT held that industrial incidents resulting in loss of lives is on account of failure to follow the environmental safety norms. The court was hearing the case of an illegal firecracker unit catching fire, July 24, 2022 and resulting in the death of five people.

Monitoring of ground water levels from 768 (745+23) Hydrograph Network Stations (HNS) were carried out in the year 2021-2022 with an objective to assess ground water regime of phreatic aquifer. The water level monitoring was carried out manually in the months of May’19, August’19, November’19, and January’20.

Factual and action taken report on behalf of the Joint Committee constituted vide the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order, January 28, 2022.

The matter related to health hazards being faced by the residents living near M/S N.U. Vista Ltd., village Durgawati, district Kaimur, Bihar. The unit is discharging its polluted water in the nearby agricultural land; the cement water slurry is released into the agricultural fields making them infertile and ultimately polluting the nearby rivers and also affects aquatic life, the application to the NGT said.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of In re: News item published in India Today dated 26.12.2021 titled “7 dead in boiler explosion at noodle factory in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur, probe ordered” dated 22/04/2022. Proceedings have been initiated based on media report that seven persons died and four sustained injury after a boiler explosion in the factory of the project proponent in Bela Industrial area, Phase-II, Muzaffarpur, Bihar.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rohit Kumar Vs State of Bihar dated 11/02/2022.

Grievance in the application is against illegal sand mining on the bank of Dakhner river near Paraiya (Gaya), Gaya-Rafiganj Road, Bihar, adversely affecting the environment. The applicant has filed photographs and mentioned coordinates of the location of illegal mining.

The impacts of climate variability, climate change, and extreme events are visible globally and in India. The Global Climate Risk Index 2021 ranks India seventh, considering the extent to which India has been affected by the impacts of weather-related loss events (storms, floods, heatwaves, etc.).

The impacts of climate variability, climate change, and extreme events are visible globally and in India. The Global Climate Risk Index 2021 ranks India seventh, considering the extent to which India has been affected by the impacts of weather-related loss events (storms, floods, heatwaves, etc.).

Report on behalf of the committee constituted by the National Green Tribunal vide its order, 08/11/2021 in the matter of Rohit Kumar Vs State of Bihar & Others.

The matter related to illegal sand mining on the bank of Dakhner river near Paraiya (Gaya), Rafiganj Road, Gaya Bihar, which is adversely affecting the environment.

The joint committee inspected sites along the river Morhar near Dakhner, Paraiya, Rafiganj Road, district Gaya, Bihar and carried out inspections at random spots to verify illegal sand mining.

Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding News item published in India Today dated 26.12.2021 titled “7 dead in boiler explosion at noodle factory in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur, probe ordered” dated 11/01/2022. Proceedings have been initiated based on media report that seven persons died and four sustained injury after a boiler explosion in the factory of the project proponent in Bela Industrial area, Phase-II, Muzaffarpur, Bihar.

The report provides an overview of tiger monitoring studies undertaken in Valmiki Tiger Reserve (TX2 site) using intensive camera trapping and line transect and tiger & prey population estimates. The study also highlights critical conservation issues, threats, challenges and opportunities for the recovery of tiger populations.

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