Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vardhaman Kaushik Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 02/08/2016. This application was filed on behalf of the Fire Department, NCT of Delhi on the ground that Fire Department has already condemned 66 diesel vehicles which are more than 10 years old and for maintaining the effectiveness of fire fighting system in Delhi they have purchased 10 new vehicles of BS-IV compliance.

It is further stated in the market no fire fighting equipments vehicles are available so far, which have any other source of energy except diesel.

Waste management company EnviroServ have been barred from dumping at their Shongweni landfill site by the Durban High Court.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs Ministry of Railways & Others dated 25/04/2017 regarding unhygienic conditions of platforms of Howrah Railway Station and Railway Yard. The issue also deals with inadequate capacity of the STP which is said to have been constructed in the year 1995.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 25/04/2017 regarding Royal Calcutta Turf Club (RCTC) ground in Hastings area of Kolkata which houses a stable consisting of about 500 horses and the area falls within the Kolkata Maidan. It is alleged by the applicant that considerable amount of effluents without treatment are being discharged and the veterinary hospital maintained by the club for treatment of the horses also releases biomedical wastes.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s Parul Fabricator Pvt. Ltd. Vs. Uttarakhand Environment Protection & Pollution Control Board dated 25/04/2017 regarding consent to operate for M/s Parul Fabricator Pvt. Ltd., Uttarakhand.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M.C. Mehta Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 24/04/2017 regarding restoration/rejuvenationn of River Ganga (Phase - I, Segment B, Haridwar Down to Kanpur Down).  Drains in Uttar Pradesh in Phase-I Segment B contributing to Ganga pollution includes Hemraj and Bijnor sewage drain.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Corporation of Coimbatore Vs Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board & Others dated 24/04/2017 regarding Coimbatore Corporation to obtain Environmental Clearance to establish Sewage Treatment Plant.

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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sangam Vihar Residents Welfare Association & Others Vs Ministry of Environment & Forest & Others dated 24/04/2017 regarding municipal solid waste management in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

NGT directs the Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam to explore the possibility of out-sourcing the MSW composting to avoid further continuous degradation of the atmosphere and adverse impact on the environment besides the life the local residents.

Three persons have been arraigned before the Bolgatanga Magistrate Court by the Municipal Assembly for various environmental offences.

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