The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed private and government schools to submit an action plan on installing rainwater harvesting systems in their premises.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Doaba Paryavaran Samiti Vs. State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 06/06/2017 regarding groundwater pollution in six districts of western Uttar Pradesh. NGT directs CGWA to study the cause of groundwater contamination to know as to whether the contamination of water is due to geogenic or manmade reasons. NGT grants four weeks time to CGWA for conducting the study and submit its report before the Tribunal.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Arvind Press Caps Limited Vs. Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board dated 22/05/2017 regarding pollution caused by industries in RIICO Industries Area, Bhiwadi, Rajasthan.

AGRA: The National Green Tribunal on Monday directed four five-star hotels of Agra to get approval from the Central Ground Water Authority to extract groundwater and submit a report within two week

The tribunal bench headed by Justice Swatanter Kumar slapped a fine on the four units of Balrampur Chini Mills Ltd. situated in Balrampur, Gonda and Barabanki districts.

MEERUT: Angered by poor implementation of its repeated orders to provide safe drinking water to the affected villages in six western Uttar Pradesh districts, the national green tribunal warned the

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s Parul Fabricator Pvt. Ltd. Vs. Uttarakhand Environment Protection & Pollution Control Board dated 25/04/2017 regarding consent to operate for M/s Parul Fabricator Pvt. Ltd., Uttarakhand.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Asim Sarode & Ors. Vs the Collector, Nanded & Others regarding unregulated groundwater extraction leading to over exploitation of the groundwater resources with resultant increase in concentration of the fluorides in the groundwater, Maharashtra.

The National Green Tribunal has imposed an environment compensation of Rs 10 lakhs on a Noida- based water bottling unit for extracting groundwater without requisite permission since 2009.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mahesh Chandra Saxena Vs The Ministry of Urban Development & Others dated 16/01/2017 regarding rain water harvesting systems in Delhi. DJB and CGWA will conduct Joint Inspection of any five major government schools and five private major schools in Delhi and report if the rain water harvesting systems are in existence and are operational appropriately.

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