Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Society for Preservation of Kasauli and its Environs Vs Bird’s View Resort & Others dated 30/05/2017 regarding unauthorized construction of hotels in close vicinity of Kasauli area in the State of Himachal Pradesh. It was brought before the notice of the court that there are instances where plans were sanctioned for a limited purpose but they have been flagrantly violated, for instance, where 7 rooms were sanctioned, 50 rooms have been constructed.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of National Green Tribunal Bar Association Vs Dr. Sarva Bhoum Bagali dated 30/05/2017 regarding illegal sand mining in the middle river Bhima, District Sholapur, Maharashtra.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rashid Ali Warsi Vs. UPSIDC Ltd. & Ors. dated 29/05/2017 regarding industrial pollution caused by lack of functional CETP, Loni, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. NGT notes that the CETP which is the responsibility of UPSIDC is still non-functioning. NGT grants UPSIDC one week's time to make the CETP functional.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own motion Vs. State of Punjab dated 29/05/2017 regarding delay in Amritsar STP project. The affidavit filed by the Project Proponent as well as the State of Punjab states that that there are certain deficiencies which are still persisting in the functioning of the plant. Secondly, they are not able to take 100% sewage generated, for treatment of it in accordance with law.

With fracking in the Karoo having received the green light, environmental groups concerned about water contamination and depletion say they will fight tooth and nail to make sure it does not happen

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of M/s. S.P. Surendranath Karthik Vs Southern Railway Chennai & Others dated 26/05/2017 regarding encroachment alongside railway tracks in between Old Washermanpet and Vyasarpadi Jeeva stations, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Society for Preservation of Kasauli and its Environs (SPOKE) Vs. Nilgiri Hotel & Others dated 26/05/2017 regarding unauthorized construction in Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh. NGT noted that even though Hotel Devshikha was granted consent to operate no inspection was conducted by SPCB. NGT expressed its displeasure at the report submitted by the Junior Engineer of the State Pollution Control Board and said that the report is primarily prepared for convenience of the hotel.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rajeev Rai Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others dated 26/05/2017 regarding noise pollution caused by Punjabi Club, Noida, Uttar Pradesh. The Applicant has also prayed for issuance of of appropriate directions for closure of the said Punjabi Club and similar nature clubs, situated within 100 mts. radius of any hospital in order to enforce the ‘silence zone’ as stipulated in the Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) Rules, 2000 and the comprehensive guidelines framed by the UPPCB.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ashutosh Kumar Sharma Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 26/05/2017 regarding laying of storm water/sewer pipeline in Ward No. 6 for village Shobhapur, Rohata Road, Police Station Kankar Kheda, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh. It is the case of the Applicant Ashutosh Kumar Sharma that the said drain is just above the drinking water pipeline of the applicant which possibly will result in contamination of the drinking water supply in the entire village consisting of about 20,000 residents.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jan Sahyog Manch Vs Ministry of Environment and Forest & Others dated 25/05/2017 regarding environment and ecological damage caused by the use of lead in manufacturing of Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) pipes and other products. The Applicant Jan Sahyog Manch has also prayed for stringent directions for withdrawing the PVC pipes out of the market which are containing lead based heat stabilizer.

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