Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gauri Maulekhi Vs. Union of India & Others dated 15/01/2018 regarding ground water pollution caused by M/s. Century Pulp & Paper Mill, Ghanshyamdham, Lalkua, Uttarakhand.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dharam Singh Dogra V/s State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 15/01/2018 regarding pollution caused by movement of stone crushing materials in open vehicles, Himachal Pradesh. The Applicant has alleged that there is gross violation of the direction that stated that no multi-axle vehicles shall ply on the village roads and all vehicles shall always carry stone crush material in covered condition. Court directs the Applicant to place on record every relevant material including the photographs supporting his contentions.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. Amandeep Aggarwal Vs. State of Punjab & Others dated 11/01/2018 regarding dead and fallen trees posing danger to human life and property, Punjab. NGT permits the State Forest Department, Government of Punjab to cut and or fell the dead, dry and fallen trees.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Mahanoy River Safety Society Vs State of Bihar & Others dated 11/01/2018 regarding construction on the Mahanoy river, Munger, Bihar. The Court directed the State to look into the matter as neither the river nor its banks can be used for any activity leave alone construction of permanent structures. The District Magistrate, Munger, is directed to make enquiry by visiting the spot.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Akhil Vishnu Sharma vs. Water Resources Department, Madhya Pradesh dated 10/01/2018 regarding Gwalior- Shivpuri section of NH-3 passing through Madhav National Park, Shivpuri District, Madhya Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Babulal Jajoo Vs. State of Rajasthan & Others dated 10/01/2018 regarding Chambal river conservation. Counsel for the State of Rajasthan submits that the work at Sajidera has already been completed and at Ram Dham it is 80% completed and he would be filing the time bound Action Plan for construction of STP.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of M/s Pioneer Vs Orissa Pollution Control Board & Others dated 09/01/2018 regarding closure of a printing press “M/s Pioneer Press” situated at Plot No. 23/128/154 in Khata No. 61/468, Mouza, Subhudhipur, Kalinga Nagar, Bhubaneswar by Odisha State PCB as the printing press had not obtained consent to establish and consent to operate required both under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and under the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of People United for Better Living in Calcutta (Public) & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 09/01/2018 regarding dumping of fly ash and filling up parts of Dankuni Wetland at Mollarber Mouza of Serampore Uttarpara Block, Dankuni, West Bengal.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Palwal Jithender Reddy Vs. Union of India & Others dated 08/01/2018 regarding operation of coal mines in Lodna area of Joyrampur Colliery near Dhanbad in the State of Jharkhand without any environmental clearance.

NGT finds that substantial question relating to environment is involved in the present case that requires determination.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Venkatesh & Ors. Vs Union of India & Others dated 05/01/2018 regarding use of an abandoned quarry at village Bagalur, Jala Hobli, Bengaluru North Talukas as a solid waste dumping site by BBMP (Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike) without authorization and contrary to the provisions of Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.

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