Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Girdhari Lal Vs. State & Others dated 03/06/2017 regarding M/s. Devdham Café restaurant being run near river Beas. The restaurant has obtained necessary permissions for running it as well as necessary infrastructure for disposal of MSW. NGT directs the Municipal Board to submit report with regard to the compliance made by the restaurant and further operation will be subject to report of the Municipal Board.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Society for Protection of Environment & Biodiversity & Others Vs. Union of India & Others dated 03/05/2017 regarding exemption of construction projects from the process of environment impact assessment (EIA) and prior environmental clearance. The Applicant wants MoEF not to grant any concurrence to any bye laws of any state exempting prior environmental clearance till the pendency of this Application.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ashwini Kumar & Anr. Vs. Central Pollution Control Board & Others dated 01/06/2017 regarding discharge of untreated effluents from industries, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh. NGT directs that water quality test be also done at the point where the industries particularly the paper industries are located. The report with regard to the water in nala along these industries may also be submitted on the next date of hearing (16/06/2017).

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Chandrakant Kele Vs Shree Tradco Deesan Pvt Ltd. & Others dated 31/05/2017 regarding pollution caused by Shree Tradco Deesan Pvt Ltd. (manufacturer of maize products), Dhule District, Maharashtra.The report submitted by Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) reveals that the water samples collected from open well and soil samples collected from the land showed presence of heavy metals.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Department of Public Health Engineering - Govt. of West Bengal Vs Society for Direct Initiative for Social & Health Action (DISHA) dated 31/05/2017 regarding digging of tube wells falling within CRZ area, Mouza Dadanpatra, District Purba Medinipur, West Bengal.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Tularam Gogoi Vs Union of India & Others dated 31/05/2017 regarding Subansiri Lower Hydro-Electric Project in Assam. The Applicant (Tularam Gogoi) has questioned the Subansiri Lower Hydro-Electric Project in Assam on the ground that after the grant of Environmental clearance, changes have been made to the scope of the work of the project for which, as per the applicant, fresh appraisal is required which in the present case, it has not been done.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s. Mehdad & Others Vs. Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change & Others dated 31/05/2017 regarding declaration and notification of the CZMP (Coastal Zone Management Plans) in relation to coastal states. NGT says that it is evident that the states are not coordinating and that despite lapse of more than 6 years the hazardous line which is a very foundation of the preparation of CZMP, has not been fixed.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rajendra Singh Bhandari Vs. State of Uttarakhand & Others dated 30/05/2017 regarding appointment of chairman and member secretaries of various pollution control boards. NGT notes that despite the Court's Order which granted three month's time to Pollution Boards to make appointment of qualified people to important posts the order was flouted. NGT issues show cause notice to all the Chairmen of the respective Boards who have not been appointed in consonance with the Judgment of the Tribunal.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of M.S. Thankappan Vs Union of India & Others dated 30/05/2017 regarding developmental or constructional activities in the Periyar Tiger Reserve in Idukki District, Kerala. Court directs that any activity undertaken in Periyar Tiger Reserve shall be in accordance with law and as per the approval granted by NTCA (National Tiger Conservation Authority) for the territorial areas situated in Kerala as well as Tamil Nadu.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Lt. Gen. Satyevir Yadav Vs Ministry of Environment and Forest & Others dated 30/05/2017 regarding mining of quartz in village Mukandpura, sub-division Narnaul, Mahendargarh District, Haryana. The Applicant also said that the mines are operating illegally for thirteen years without the requisite consent to establish under Section 25 and 26 of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and Section 21 of the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981.

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