Report on behalf of the Commissioner, Avadi Corporation in Original Application No 76 of 2020 (SZ) in the matter of Suo Motu Vs The Chief Secretary, Government of Tamil Nadu & Others.

The matter related to discharge of sewage generated from Manikandapuram into Arafath lake.

Joint Committee report as per the National Green Tribunal (SZ), Chennai order, 21/05/201 regarding dumping of waste along Tambaram-Maduravoil by-pass road starting from Irumbuliyur to Maduravoil and upto GNT road junction. During inspection, no bio medical waste was found dumped along roadside in the Tambaram Maduravoyal by-pass road from Tambaram to Madhavaram.

Report filed by the Greater Chennai Corporation in the matter of Tribunal on its own motion - Suo Motu based on the news item published in Dinamalar Newspaper, April 7, 2021 " Will garbage bin be installed' Vs Department of Environment & Forests, Tamil Nadu & Others dated 15/06/2021.

Joint Committee report in respect of Original Application No. 48 of 2020 taken up Suo Motu based on the news item published in Dinamalar newspaper of February 26, 2020 on sewage in Buckingham Canal, Chennai. The NGT in its order of February 28, 2020 directed the constitution of a Joint Committee to inspect the area in question and submit a factual and action taken report.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tribunal on its own motion Vs Department of Environment & Others dated 11/11/2020. The matter relates to unsegregated solid waste overflowing from bins on to the roads near Kodambakkam and Adyar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Tribunal on its own motion Vs The Secretary to Government of Tamil Nadu dated 20/10/2020. The matter related to disposal of sewage in Buckingham Canal by private lorries.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of In Re: Instagram BBC News with regard to Coastal Pollution on Marina Beach, Chennai dated 08/09/2020.

A report was submitted by a Joint Committee of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Municipal Corporation, Chennai and the Tamil Nadu State Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) on the matter of huge collection of foam at Marina Beach, Chennai.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tribunal on its motion Suo Motu based on the news item in Dinamalar newspaper dated 26/02/2020, Chennai Supplementary "Sewage in Buckingham Canal; Will action be taken against lorries?' Vs The Secretry to Government of Tamil Nadu dated 28/02/2020.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tribunal on its own motion SUO MOTU Based on the News Item in Dinamalar Tamil Newspaper dated 27.01.2020, “A Bridge has become a source of spreading Contamination and Communicable Diseases” Vs The Government of Tamil Nadu, Represented by its Chief Secretary and Others dated 03/02/2020 regarding dumping of solid waste and animal waste from the meat shops beneath the Pallavaram Round over bridge. Further, it has become a place where sewage water is also stagnated due to non maintenance of the sewage system in that area.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of P. Edwin Wilson Vs State of Tamil Nadu & Others dated 01/02/2019 regarding measures to protect the trees planted at public places and along the avenues in Chennai. The grievance in the application is that laying of concrete and cement around the trees, without any space is detrimental to the health of trees and environment. Avenue trees need to have adequate space around them.

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