Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Peacock Environment & Wild Life Protection Society Vs. State of Punjab dated 24/11/2017 regarding felling of trees across the state of Punjab for different projects.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Society for Protection of Culture Heritage, Environment, Traditions and Promotions of National Awareness (CHETNA) Vs Ministry of Civil Aviation & Others dated 24/11/2017 regarding the issue of noise pollution caused by aircrafts in run way 11/29 of the IGI Airport, New Delhi. NGT refuses to impose night curfew on landing or taking off of aircrafts at the IGI airport and more particularly on run way no. 11/29.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Rohit Choudhury Vs Union of India & Others dated 23/11/2017 regarding encroachments on Deepor Beel, Guwahati, Assam. NGT Eastern Zone Bench directs the GMDA (Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority) to inspect and survey and ascertain as to whether any encroachments have been made on any of the protected water bodies near Deepor Beel.

The outcome of an appeal hearing against a verdict issued earlier this year in Britain is being eagerly awaited in Nigeria.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 22/11/207 regarding commercial establishments (hotels, lodges and restaurants) located in Buxa Tiger Reserve Forest Area.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Austin Francis D’souza Vs Slum Rehabilitation Authority, Mumbai & Others dated 21/11/2017 regarding withdrawal of directions under Section 5 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 on a project/ construction at Katraj Road, Wadala, Mumbai and the project did not have environmental clearance.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mahesh Chandra Saxena Vs. The Ministry of Urban Development & Others dated 16/11/2017 regarding installation of rainwater harvesting systems in all the schools and colleges (private or government) in NCT Delhi. NGT directs all the schools and colleges to install rainwater harvesting systems, if not already installed, within a period of two months from today at their own cost. Any institution which does not comply with these directions shall be liable to pay a environmental compensation of Rs.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Tenzing Lepcha & Others Vs Ministry of Environment and Forests & Others dated 15/11/2017 regarding Teesta-IV Hydro-Electric Project on the Teesta river near Chandey Village on left bank and near the Gyathang Village on the right bank in North district of Sikkim. The project envisages construction of a 65m high concrete gravity dam across Teesta river in downstream of confluence of Runchu with Teesta for a generation of 520 MW hydropower.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Calcutta Citizens's Initiative & Others Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 15/11/2017 regarding threat to the environment of the Rabindra Sarobar Lake and its surrounding due to football matches held during night time and other social activities including activities of the clubs located in the premises of Rabindra Sarobar Lake.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vardhaman Kaushik Vs. Union of India & Others dated 14/11/2017 regarding air pollution in NCT Delhi. Court directs that the express highway project of Eastern Peripheral Expressway would continue subject to Senior most officer of the NHAI filing an undertaking that they shall fully ensure that there are no dust emission and no pollution is caused by their activity.

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