Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tarun Patel Vs Gujarat Pollution Control Board & Others dated 01/10/2019 regarding discharge caused by Vapi CETP and other units in Vapi/Daman region, Gujarat. The NGT orders that the CETP should adhere strictly to the inlet and outlet norms as prescribed under the rules and the Gujarat Pollution Control Board should monitor and maintain strict vigil over the CETP.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Arvind Pundalik Mhatre Vs Ministry of Environment and Forest & Climate Change & Others dated 03/09/2019 regarding pollution caused by the discharge of industrial effluents in Taloja industrial area on the outskirts of Mumbai.

History of the case:

NGT noted that the inspection report filed before the Tribunal from time to time clearly showed that untreated industrial effluents were being discharged in a water body causing damage to the eco system and health of the inhabitants.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Aryavart Foundation Vs M/s Vapi Green Enviro Ltd. & Others dated 28/08/2019 regarding pollution of river Daman Ganga and drain Bill Khadi in District Valsad in Gujarat on account of discharge of effluents by industries and CETP in Vapi Industrial Cluster.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rashid Ali Warsi Vs UPSIDC Ltd. & Others dated 08/08/2019 regarding discharge of untreated effluents by textile units using hazardous chemicals in Loni area, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vikram Ahuja Vs State of Punjab & Others dated 25/07/2019 regarding obstructions being faced in setting up STPs/ ETPs/ CETPs in District Fazillka, Punjab. Polluted water was affecting the environment and public health.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 22/07/2019 regarding extension of time for upgradation of CETP at Unnao and Banthar, Uttar Pradesh granted in the order of July 13, 2017 wherein two years time was stipulated for the project.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of The Collector, Daman Vs Tarun Patel & Others dated 19/07/2019 regarding the order of the NGT dated October 27, 2017 which according to the appellant would affect the quality of the water of the river Damanganga, particularly in the area outlying the Union Territory of Daman. The Tribunal had asked Vapi Environment Ltd to extend the discharge point through the pipeline and a diffuser system approximately 4.5 km downstream from existing discharge location of CETP, Vapi in the Damanganga estuary.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sidhgarbyang Kalyan Sewa Samiti Vs State of Uttarakhand & Others dated 09/07/2019 regarding remedial action against pollution being caused in the ESIPL (ELDECO SIDCUL industrial Park Ltd.), State Industrial Development Corporation of Uttarakhand Ltd (SIDCUL) industrial area, Sitarganj, District Udham Singh Nagar, Uttrakhand.

Chandigarh: A monitoring panel constituted by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) reviewed the progress of the implementation of action plans for cleaning the Satluj, Beas and Ghaggar rivers.

Surat: Sachin Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation industrial estate, the largest in Surat, has come under the radar of Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) for the alleged nexus between th

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