Submission of Central Pollution Control Board report in compliance of National Green Tribunal order of January 30, 2020 in the matter of O. A. No. 1016 of 2019, Utkarsh Panwar Vs CPCB & Others and O.A. No. 1088/2018 Dinesh Chahal & Others Vs Union of India & Others.

A 32 page preliminary investigation report into the environmental carrying capacity for polluting projects and allied issues in Tamnar and Gharghoda blocks of Raigarh district, Chhattisgarh made public on Februry 26, 2020 on the National Green Tribunal (NGT) website. The report was in response to the NGT order of July 22, 2019.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dinesh Chahal & Others Vs Union of India & Others regarding pollution caused by the brick kilns in the State of Haryana dated 30/07/2019. The Director, Food, Civil supplies and Consumers Affairs allowed the brick kilns to be operated in non-NCR area without any study or the impact in the air quality and without safeguards is the grievance in the case.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ramesh Chand Vs State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 28/05/2019 regarding degradation of Kullu and Manali in Himachal Pradesh in terms of air and water pollution as well as encroachment of forest lands and construction in flood plains of Beas and Ravi rivers.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anil M. Puri & Others Vs State of Uttarakhand & Others dated 15/05/2019 on the issue of grant of consent to establish (CTE) to an industry in the area of river Kosi and Dabka in Tehsils Bazpur, Kashipur and Ramnagar.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own motion Vs State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 06/05/2019 regarding steps for eco balance in Rohtang Pass area in the State of Himachal Pradesh. The area is eco-sensitive and frequented by the tourists.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ajay Khera Vs Container Corporation of India Limited & Others dated 08/03/2019 regarding closing and shifting of operations of Depot of Container Corporation of India Limited (CONCOR) from Delhi on account of polluting activities.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matte of M/s Maruthi Building Materials Vs The Member Secretary, Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board & Others dated 16/01/2019 regarding stone crushing units in the village of Nemakal in Bommanhal mandal of Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ramesh Chand Vs. State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 19/09/2018 regarding severe degradation of environment in Kullu and Manali areas of the State of Himachal Pradesh. It was alleged that the consent to various projects was freely given in the area in violation of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 and encroachments of forest land was freely allowed in connivance with the concerned Authorities.

Increasing developmental pressures and rising insensitivity towards nature protection have resulted in intervention of Hon’ble Supreme Court of India and the National Green Tribunal towards protection and restoration of the ecology of the Western Ghats.

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