US sponsored Cordisons International (K) Limited has served the National Land Commission chairman Muhammad Swazuri, and the NLC with court restraining orders against interference with a wind power

South Africa’s mining companies have applied to the High Court in Pretoria to block the government’s Mining Charter, arguing that the new rules would destroy the industry.

A rhino breeder in South Africa is planning an online auction of rhino horns to capitalise on a court ruling that opened the way to domestic trade despite an international ban imposed to curb poach

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of of Court on its own motion Vs. State of Punjab dated 20/06/2017 regarding functioning of the STP at Amritsar. NGT notes that the bacterial culture and the chlorination processing plant which is said to be now at the slab stage, are yet to be completed apart from some others pointed out by the Punjab Water Supply and Sewerage Board.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Birendra Singh Matura & Ors. Vs. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Ors dated 19/06/2017 regarding widening of NH-34 which is in violation of the Bhagirathi Eco Sensitive Zone Notification.

The Order notes that all the Parties are at consensus that 94 kms of stretch of NH-34 from Dharasu to Gangotri Forest falls within EcoSensitive Zone and any developmental activity in ESZ needs to conform with Zonal Master Plan.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Naresh Kumar Jindal & Ors. Vs. Union of India & Others dated 16/06/2017 regarding construction activities going on without obtaining prior environmental clearance of 281.577 acres namely “Vatika India Nort” at Sector 81, 82, 82A, 83 & 85, Gurgaon, Haryana.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Society for Protection of Culture, Heritage, Environment, Traditions & Promotions of National Awareness (CHETNA) Vs. National Capital Territory of Delhi & Others dated 16/06/2017 regarding excavation activity taking place for the purpose of creating the five lakes in the Qutab Garh Course in Lado Sarai, Delhi.

The main concern of the applicant is the concretization of excavated portion of the land, which would hinder the recharge of the ground water. Matter listed for 04/07/2017.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sanjay Kumar Vs. State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 16/06/2017 regarding pollution caused by hot mix plants, Noida, Uttar Pradesh. Application disposed of with NGT directing joint inspection of of UPPCB, CPCB and representative of MoEF & CC of the hot mix plants.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jai Prakash Vs. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others dated 16/06/2017 regarding illegal sand mining with the unauthorized use of mechanical implements namely JCBs in the river bed of Yamuna in Khand No. 3, 4 and 5 of Village Daulatpur, Tehsil Bhognipur, District Kanpur Dehat, Uttar Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Bharat Bhushan Uppal Vs. Govt. of NCT of Delhi & Others regarding desilting of storm water drains, Inderpuri, Delhi. It is stated before the Tribunal that desilting of the storm water drain is being done on priority but because of inflow of sewage due to defective pipe line installed by the DJB, the process has become difficult. However, the process is continues and it is assured that within short period the desilting would be completed making the storm water drain free flow.

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