Pollution & Civic Agencies To Reply By Aug 17

The NGT directive came after a plea expressed concern over the depletion of the water table in Delhi.

The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) has finalised its rainwater harvesting policy and plans to roll it out before the onset of the monsoon.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s Yash Papers Ltd. Vs. Krishan Kant Singh & Ors. dated 16/05/2016 regarding pollution caused by M/s. Yash Paper Ltd., Darshan Nagar, Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh. The Joint Inspection Report of the paper industry points out three deficiencies: 

1. installation of Tertiary Plant,

2. obtaining permission of the CGWAI

3. the unit should also maintain its ETP.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Shanmuga Aqua Industries Vs Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board & Others dated 27/04/2016 regarding running of a packaged drinking water Unit without obtaining consent under Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act 1974 and also without obtaining clearance from the Central Ground Water Authority, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Gurgaon: The Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA), in the affidavit filed on Tuesday before the National Green Tribunal (NGT), has partially agreed to the allegation in a petition that the groundw

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shailesh Singh Vs. M/S Aadi Best Consortium Pvt. Ltd. dated 19/04/2016 regarding extraction of ground water by Adi Best Consortium Pvt. Ltd., Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

Counsel appearing on behalf of Shailesh Singh admits that the water from the bore well was being extracted since the commencement of project for the purposes of human consumption that is for the labourers at the site and no permission from CGWA was obtained for extraction of this ground water.

The Counsel appearing for Uttarakhand Environment Protection Pollution Control Board , informed that the industry is compliant and non-polluting. Consequently the industry is permitted to operate in accordance with law and the consent granted by the Board can take effect.

The National Green Tribunal has directed Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) to submit within two weeks a list of slaughter houses in Uttar Pradesh after a plea alleged they were discharg

The principal bench passed the direction, while hearing a plea alleging unauthorised extraction of groundwater by three five-star hotels in Delhi.