Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Giriraj Parikrama Sanrakshan Sansthan & Others Vs Department of Environment & Forests & Others dated 29/05/2019 regarding renovation of an old three storeyed guest house in Radha Kund, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh. On renovation, this guest house would facilitate the stay of pilgrims who visit Parikarma Marg, Goverdhan/Giriraj Parvat.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of K. Kumar, Conscious Citizen Forum Vs State of Maharashtra dated 27/05/2019 regarding construction and selling of flats resulting in damage to the Parsik Hill and the green belt at Navi Mumbai. Construction would involve cutting of trees and disturbance of forest land. Quarrying along the hill is destroying the bio-diversity, forest and affecting the water bodies. It is submitted that to prevent further destruction of bio-diversity and the hills, there is need to debar any further construction adjacent to hill slopes and hilltops.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Human Rights Association of India Vs Principal Secretary, Port Blair & Others dated 28/05/2019 regarding illegal operation of a large number of stone quarrying and stone crushing units in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The stone mining is being carried out without Environmental Clearance and most of the crushing units are operating without Consent to Operate some of which have also do not have the necessary CRZ clearance. The areas where such activities are being undertaken have been indicated as South and North-Middle Andaman.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jagdish Singh Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi dated 28/05/2019 regarding release of hazardous gases from the STPs near Mayur Vihar Phase – III, Delhi. Report received from the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) and Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) acknowledged deficiencies in the operation of STPs and recommended some measures which include components of STPs be kept in operational condition so that chances of anaerobic process are minimal, effective odour control mechanism and plantation towards the residential areas.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Confederation of Trans Hindan RWA’s Ghaziabad Vs U. P. State Pollution Control Board & Others dated 28/05/2019 regarding inaction of the Municipal Corporation Ghaziabad in complying with the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016, in not collecting garbage from Indirapuram, Vasundhara and Vaishali which is being dumped at Shakti Khand, adversely affecting the air quality. Report received by the Tribunal from the State PCB acknowledges that garbage was being dumped in Shakti Khand and that there was no segregation of garbage.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ramesh Chand Vs State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 28/05/2019 regarding degradation of Kullu and Manali in Himachal Pradesh in terms of air and water pollution as well as encroachment of forest lands and construction in flood plains of Beas and Ravi rivers.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 27/05/2019 regarding exploitation of East Kolkata Wetland, to the detriment of the environment and ecology. Subhas Datta had conducted a survey that revealed large number of constructions that have sprung up within the said area for different purposes which includes commercial/ industrial and other activities that are deleterious to the water body in violation of the East Kolkata Wetland (Conservation and Management) Act, 2006 and rules framed thereunder.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Nanga Ram Dangi Vs Secretary, Department of Environment & Forests & Others dated 27/05/2019 regarding illegal mining in Rajasthan, especially in the catchment area of Jaisamand lake.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Aali Vihar Vikas Manch E, F, G, H Block (Regd.) Vs State of (Govt. of NCT of) Delhi & Others dated 27/05/2019 regarding pollution by jeans and dying units at Bhim Colony, Aali Vihar and Sarita Vihar, New Delhi. The Joint Committee of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) and the SDM, South East, confirmed that pollution was being caused. It is claimed that steps were being taken for closing the units and recovery of compensation.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shivansh Pandey Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 27/05/2019 regarding pollution in and around railway godown, Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh in the course of loading and unloading of cement, fertilizers and grains by trucks, polluting the air quality and causing respiratory problems.

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