Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Nityanand Mishra Vs State of Madhya Pradesh & Others dated 12/09/2017 regarding discharge of untreated waste water and sewage into the river Mandakini.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of P. Palkunan Vs District Collector, Kanyakumari District & Others dated 12/09/2017 regarding industrial pollution caused by M/s. Devisree Metals in a residential area, Nagercoil Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu. Tribunal directs the SPCB to constantly supervise the functioning of the M/s. Devisree Metals regarding dust and noise pollution.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of K.C Bhargava Vs Union of India & Others dated 12/09/2017 regarding the illegal and unauthorised construction in the 7.5 acres of land in the Central Ridge area. Laxmi Narayan Temple Trust had illegally occupied the 7.5 acres of the concerned land and constructed a road, parking lots, chabutara and other pucca construction within the Central Ridge area.

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Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Bombay Environment Action Group Vs MoEFCC & Ors. dated 11/09/2017 regarding illegal constructions in Matheran an eco-sensitive zone in Maharashtra. The Applicant - Bombay Environment Action Group has submitted that the interim submitted before the Tribunal is silent on the actions that the State proposed to take and the timeline on violations under the Forest Conservation Act in the forest like area. NGT directs another affidavit to be filed within a week. 

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Jagdish Prasad & Others vs. State of Rajasthan & Others dated 11/09/2017 regarding acquiring of agricultural land (124.68 hectares) in village Keshaopura, Abhaypura and Bhankrota at Ajmer Road Tehsil Sanganer, District Jaipur for the purposes of urbanisation. It is alleged that the area in question had more than 13000 trees out of which 5000 green trees have already been cut without due permission from the tree officer.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Babulal Jajoo Vs. State of Rajasthan & Others dated 11/09/2017 regarding illegal mining in Bhilwara, Rajasthan. Counsel for the State of Rajasthan submitted that the Collector had identified certain areas where illegal mining had been done which was ordered to be backfilled with soil and over there 300 trees have been planted.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Noratmal Sharma vs. State of Rajasthan & Others dated 11/09/2017 regarding flooding of underpasses in Bhilwara, Rajasthan. Tribunal is of the view that solution for the same should be worked out by constructing proper drains with pumping sets and also by preventing the storm water from entering the underpasses and / or minimising the storm water flow into the under passes.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Krishna Roy Choudhury Vs The Secretary, Irrigation & Waterways Department of Government of West Bengal & Others dated 11/09/2017 regarding sand mining in Damodar river.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Umesh Prasad Singh Vs Union of India & Others dated 11/09/2017 regarding constitution of SEIAA, Bihar. NGT notes that the term of the SEIAA (State Level Environment IMPACT Assessment Authority) had expired on 2.7.2017. NGT questions why the Central Government has not yet constituted SEIAA and the SEAC (State Expert Appraisal Committee) considering the crucial role which these bodies play.

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