A political commentator, has advised the Malawi government to continue negotiating with neighbouring Tanzania on the Lake Malawi dispute before going to the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Naveen Sarawat Vs. State of Rajasthan & Others dated 24/05/2017 regarding mining operations in village Hasanpura Mafi, Neemli, Zoda and Gwalda, Tehsil Tijara, Alwar District, Rajasthan which is in close proximity with the Aravali range.

NGT directs the Collector of Alwar to constitute a team comprising of Tehsil Tijara and get the distances measured from the boundaries of the Aravali range to the boundary pillars of the mining lease with respect to village Gwalda.

The Government of Kenya faces the African Court on Human and Peoples Rights, in Arusha, Tanzania as it delivers judgement in a long-awaited case brought before it, by the Ogiek indigenous peoples f

Governments around the world are increasingly being challenged in court to do more to combat the threat of climate change, with litigation ranging from a group’s attempt to stop an airport runway i

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Pallamari Pahadivali Banjari Devi Jan Seva Samiti Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change & Others dated 23/05/2017 regarding order dated 04.01.2017 & 05.01.2017 passed by the Union of India and State of Chhattisgarh respectively for the diversions of 79.56 hectares of forest land for iron ore mining in East Bhanupratappur forest division in favour of M/s Monnet Ispat and Energy Ltd. in Kanker District Chhattisgarh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Akhil Bhartiya Jeev Raksha Bishnoi Sabha & Ors. Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 23/05/2017 regarding environmental clearance to Gorakhpur Nuclear Power Plant, Fatehabad, Haryana.

Counsel appearing for Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) submits that the Forest Department and the Government of Haryana should cooperate with them and identify the places near the proposed nuclear power plant (Gorakhpur Nuclear Power Plant) where water holes for animals should be provided without any undue delay.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ashwini Kumar Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 23/05/2017 regarding National Policy in regard to protection of indigenous species of cows and livestock to be protected as in some of the States, the said species are diminishing at a very rapid speed. For instance in Kerala, it is 79.9% loss of the indigenous species in just over the period of one decade.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sarav Shikshit Evam Vs. State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 23/05/2017 regarding air and water pollution and consequent health hazards around the premises of Associate Cement Company Ltd., Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh. The Chief Medical Officer assures that he will take all possible steps to ensure treatment of the people who have suffered from the pulmonary, skin, ENT and other diseases.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Almitra H. Patel & Anr. Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 23/05/2017 regarding waste management in Delhi.

NGT directs NCT, Delhi and all the four Municipal Corporations and Delhi Cantonment Board to be present before the Tribunal on the next date of hearing and inform the court their proposal for dealing with the dumps of waste lying in various corners of Delhi particularly at Bhalswa, Ghaziapur and Okhla.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vardhaman Kaushik Vs. Union of India & Others dated 23/05/2017 regarding registration of BS-IV compliant diesel vehicle used for the purpose of transportation of LPG cylinders, bottling plant in Delhi.

NGT permits the registration of Euro-IV vehicle subject to the condition that they are BS-IV compliant and used only for the purpose of transportation of LPG cylinders, bottling plant to the designated places and it will have GPS fixed in them.

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