The ruling notes that the concept of “nature as a true subject of rights that must be recognized by states and exercised under the tutelage of their legal representatives.”

DURBAN - More than a dozen doctors, specialists and schoolteachers have come out in support of the Upper Highway Air (UHA) court bid to shut EnviroServ’s landfill site in Shong-weni.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mustak M Kadri Vs. State of Gujarat & Others dated 19/05/2017 regarding permission to buy 500 diesel buses by Gujarat State Transport Corporation. NGT permits the State Transport Corporation to buy the diesel buses provided they are BS-IV compliant.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Manoj Mishra Vs. Union of India & Others dated 19/05/2017 regarding pollution of river Yamuna generated in the area of Delhi. Tribunal is informed that within a period of one month the civil construction and mechanical work of STPs, sewage and connectivity would start and the same would be completed by May, 2019. NGT compliments the various stakeholders i.e.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s. Leeza Leathers Vs. Central Pollution Control Board & Others dated 19/05/2017 regarding discharge of effluents by Leeza Leathers into river Ganga, Uttar Pradesh. NGT allows the unit to operate its processing activity subject to it getting grant of consent from Pollution Control Board and obtain permission from the Central Ground Water Authority, in the event they are extracting ground water.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of News Item Published in Hindustan Times “And Quiet Flows the Maily Yamuna” Vs. Central Pollution Control Board & Others dated 19/05/2017 regarding Yamuna pollution.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kirti Vardhan Singh Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 16/05/2017 illegal and unauthorised mining particularly, mechanical mining being carried on in village Kalyanpur, Pargana Nawabganj, Tehsil Tarabganj, District Gonda. From the status reports and affidavits that have been filed NGT notes that it is evident that illegal mining of minor minerals has been carried on mechanically and also through suction pumps put into the water body quite near to the railway track.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Baljeet Singh Vs. UOI & Ors. dated 16/05/2017 regarding illegal sand mining along Neugal river, Palampur District, Himachal Pradesh.

NGT directs the miners whose tractors have been impounded to pay environmental compensation of Rs. 7,500 each which would be paid to the Himachal Pradesh Pollution Control Board and also file an undertaking before the Tribunal, the Pollution Control Board and the Police Authority that they would not use the tractors for carrying on illegal mining activity and transportation of such material.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vardhaman Kaushik Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 15/05/2017. This Application is moved from the President’s Secretariat for permission to get diesel BS-IV compliant 2149cc Ambulance bearing Chassis No. MC1E4CLA7HP043880 and Engine No. D61002858 to be registered in Delhi. NGT grants permission for registering of the BS-IV Compliant vehicle as it is used for medical purpose and directs the R.T.O. (Regional Transport Office) to register the same in accordance with law.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Almitra H. Patel & Others Vs. Union of India & Others dated 15/05/2017 regarding waste management in hospitals, hotels, colleges, malls, railway stations, bus terminals, Waste to Energy Plant and residential societies in Delhi.

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