Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sanjay Kumar Vs. State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 23/03/2017 regarding hot mix plants operating illegally in Delhi NCR causing air pollution.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Anil Kumar Singh Vs Chief Secretary, Government of Jharkhand & Others dated 23/03/2017 regarding Harmu river pollution, Ranchi, Jharkhand.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Indian Council for Enviro- Legal Action (ICELA) Vs. Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change & Others dated 23/03/2017 regarding old and outdated thermal power plants operating in India. NGT directs the Respondent to furnish list of old coal based thermal power plant which are established more than 25 years ago and its performance data for the preceding 5 years.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Goutam Roy Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 22/03/2017 regarding permissible noise level for fire crackers within the State of West Bengal.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Santosh Daundkar Vrs. Secretary, MoEF, New Delhi & Others dated 23/03/2017. The present Application has been filed to seek shutting down of the manufacturing plant of Indian Rayon on the banks of Devaka River at Junagadh-Veravel, District Gir Somnath, Gujarat on the ground that the manufacturing activity of the Industry generates toxic effluents as well as emits foul odour, and the company is discharging heavy amount of hazardous chemicals in Arabian sea and Devaka river.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Mukta Sathe & Ors. Vrs. Ministry of Railways, Govt. of India & Ors. dated 21/03/2017 regarding equipping railway coaches with eco-friendly bio-toilets.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Anwar Jamadar Vs Collector, Kolhapur & Others dated 21/03/2017 regarding illegal sand mining carried out without Environment Clearance and use of suction pumps at Survey Nos.138, 267 of village Gourwad, Taluk Shirol, District Kolhapur, Maharashtra. According to Vijay Buran, Mining Inspector, the Additional Collector, Kolhapur had issued permissions for use of suction pump for sand excavation and NGT directs production of such permissions granted before the Court.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Biren Kr. Pradhan & Others Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 21/03/2017 regarding obtaining Environmental Clearance (EC) for the widening of National Highway-200 as the work would also involve extraction of minor minerals including soil, land and gravels. NGT impleads SEIAA, Odisha and DEIAA, Deogarh district as according to the court these are the competent authorities to decide on the question as to whether the project would require EC or not.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Rudranil De Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 17/03/2017 regarding utilization fly ash based products in construction activities within 300 km radius of any coal or lignite based Thermal Power Plant. Original Application stands disposed off.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sumitra Devi Vs. CPCB & Others dated 17/03/2017 regarding pollution at the industrial complex at Bhiwadi, Rajasthan. Central Pollution Control Board submits that the 10 industries which were referred in their Report and the Order of the Tribunal are not only electroplating industries but they also include pharmaceutical and other industries and they are polluting industries and that is why they are required to be shut down.

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