Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Amresh Singh Vs. Union of India & Others dated 14/03/2017 regarding dumping of debris from the construction of the road from Udhampur to Banihal in rivers Ravi and Chenab, Jammu & Kashmir. NGT directs NHAI and the State of Jammu & Kashmir to ensure that all the subcontractors are served notice and they appear before the Tribunal on the next date of hearing (26/04/2017).

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The High Court in Pretoria has recognised the significant effects climate change has on SA by setting aside a decision by Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa to authorise a new coal-fired st

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Rohit Choudhury Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/03/2017 regarding garbage dumping in Deepor Beel, Kamrup District, Assam. Advocate General for the State of Assam submitted before NGT that a Management Plan is being prepared by the IIT, Kharagpur which has been engaged as a consultant for the project and it would take some time to place it on record.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of National Green Tribunal Bar Association Vs. Dr. Sarvabhoum Bagali (State of Karnataka) dated 10/03/2017 regarding illegal and unauthorized mining in the middle of Bhima river, Kurugodu and Chinchapur Village, District Sholapur, Maharashtra.

Previous Order Dated 23/02/2017

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) dated 08/03/2017 in the matter of Chaitanya Sravanthi Vs Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board & Others regarding Visakhapatnam Port Trust from operating any coal cargo whether by way of import or export out of its unit at the Port Area.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M.C. Mehta Vs. Union of India & Others dated 08/03/2017 regarding Ganga pollution. Additional Municipal Commissioner, Nagar Nigam Kanpur submitted before NGT as stated that there are 110 wards and 1669 colonies in Kanpur city. The slums and illegal colonies have not been provided with any sewer line. The sewer or other discharge from these colonies and from the houses which are not provided the septic tanks is released into drains which meets the Corporation’s drain and ultimately it goes to the river Ganga.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal dated 07/03/2017 in the matter of Sadi Ram Vs Ministry of Environment & Forest & Others regarding mining operations without Environment Clearance in village Chokuni, District Almora, Uttarakhand. NGT directs payment of environmental compensation of Rs. 5 lakh for illegal and unauthorized felling/cutting of 27 trees, in violation of the laws in force.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M.C. Mehta Vs. Union of India & Others dated 07/03/2017 regarding Ganga pollution. NGT asks Ministry of Water Resources the prime object of the Ministry: Is it to clean and rejuvenate river Ganga or to clean the cities falling under the jurisdiction of different States under the Namami Gange Scheme.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vikrant Kumar Tongad Vs. Environment Pollution (Prevention Control) Authority & Others dated 07/03/2017 regarding crop residue burning in the states of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan and NCT Delhi.The states would take clear instructions and place on record the effective steps that each one of them is taking to prevent crop residue burning in the coming harvesting season.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Society for Preservation of Kasauli and its Environs (SPOKE) Vs Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation Ltd. & Others dated 06/03/2017 regarding protection of Kasauli, Solan District, Himachal Pradesh from the construction activity of Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation Ltd. from constructing 42 rooms hotel cum national museum and geo-park cum restaurant, conference hall, reception centre and park on the old site of Roscommon Annexe, Khetarpal Marg Kasauli.

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