GURUGRAM: The city's groundwater quality has severely deteriorated over the past year.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s Avanti Metals Industries Vs. Uttarakhand Environment Protection & Pollution Control Board dated 08/08/2017 regarding grant of consent to operate for M/s Avanti Metals Industries, Uttarakhand. NGT permits participation of the CGWA in this proceedings as it appears the location of the factory in question is in Ganga basin.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Bishnu Prasad Mishro Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 21/08/2017 regarding fly ash brick units operating without clearance Ganjam District, Odisha. Counsel representing the fly ash brick units has sought permission to sell the existing stock of fly ash bricks produced by them prior to passing of the interim order dated 24.4.2017 undertaking that they shall not manufacture such bricks before obtaining NOC from the Central Ground Water Authority. NGT has agreed to the request.

NGT has directed the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to inspect the rain water harvesting systems (RWHS) being installed in private and government schools in Delhi.

In a significant order seeking a fundamental change in strategy in cleaning the river Ganga, the National Green Tribunal on Thursday directed that 100 meters from the edge of Ganga between Haridwar

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.

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