Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M.C. Mehta Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 28/04/2017 regarding industries in Unnao polluting river Ganga. NGT directs that all these industries should be put to a joint inspection where their pollution control systems be verified and effluent should be analysed and it should be ensured that no system for injecting the trade effluent into the groundwater are existing in any area of any industry.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Maharashtra Pollution Control Board Vs Union of India & Others dated 01/05/2017 regarding industries operating in the critically polluted area situated at Additional Ambernath, Dombivli Phase-I and Phase – II wherein the Common Effluent Treatment Plants (CETPs) are found to be not performing upto the standards and do not have adequate hydraulic load capacities and discharging untreated effluent into the River Ulhas.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Nigam Priyae Saroop Vs State of Jammu and Kashmir & Others dated 01/05/2017 regarding transfer of 159 hectares of forest land to the Higher Education Department for establishment of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Nagrota area of Jammu district.

National Green Tribunal dismisses the Application on the count that the Tribunal does not have jurisdiction to adjudicate the present controversy as it does not fall within the purview and scope of Section 14 of the NGT Act, 2010 so as to settle the dispute herein.

A Swiss court issued a ruling obliging Egypt to pay a compensation of $2bn to Ampal-American Israel Corporation for the damage caused by the cessation of the export of natural gas from Egypt to Isr

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shailesh Singh Vs. Beltek Canadian Water Ltd. dated 28/04/2017 regarding groundwater extraction by Beltek Canadian Water Ltd. a Noida based water bottling unit. NGT finds the inspection report of the unit incomplete as it does not fulfill the very purpose of the inspection which was to get direct material information on the extraction of ground water and quantity of water extracted.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Nikhilesh Singh Vs Union of India & Others dated 28/04/2017 regarding forest clearance granted for the construction of Agra-Lucknow Expressway.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shailesh Singh Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 27/04/2017 regarding distilleries causing pollution to water bodies by extracting groundwater and simultaneously discharging large quantity of effluent/waste water without treatment into river Ganga through river Rapti and Ghaghra, Uttar Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Society for Preservation of Kasauli and its Environs (SPOKE) Vs. Bird’s View Resort; Chelsea Resorts; Hotel Pine View; Narayani Guest House; Nilgiri Hotel; Hotel Divshikha dated 27/04/2017 regarding banning construction activity in Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh.

Waste management company EnviroServ have been barred from dumping at their Shongweni landfill site by the Durban High Court.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs Ministry of Railways & Others dated 25/04/2017 regarding unhygienic conditions of platforms of Howrah Railway Station and Railway Yard. The issue also deals with inadequate capacity of the STP which is said to have been constructed in the year 1995.

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