Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Samir Mehta Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 23/05/2017 regarding open defecation and waste dumping on Yamuna floodplains.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sumitra Devi Vs. CPCB & Others dated 23/05/2017. This is with regard to an industry called M/s Shanti Drugs Pvt. Ltd. From the report of the Joint Inspection Team, it appears that this industry has been operating without the consent of the Board with effect from 1st December, 2014. The Joint Inspection Team has pointed out serious deficiencies in the working of this industry including need for a suitable effluent treatment system to be designed and approved by the Experts.

The ruling notes that the concept of “nature as a true subject of rights that must be recognized by states and exercised under the tutelage of their legal representatives.”

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Arvind Press Caps Limited Vs. Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board dated 22/05/2017 regarding pollution caused by industries in RIICO Industries Area, Bhiwadi, Rajasthan.

DURBAN - More than a dozen doctors, specialists and schoolteachers have come out in support of the Upper Highway Air (UHA) court bid to shut EnviroServ’s landfill site in Shong-weni.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mustak M Kadri Vs. State of Gujarat & Others dated 19/05/2017 regarding permission to buy 500 diesel buses by Gujarat State Transport Corporation. NGT permits the State Transport Corporation to buy the diesel buses provided they are BS-IV compliant.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Manoj Mishra Vs. Union of India & Others dated 19/05/2017 regarding pollution of river Yamuna generated in the area of Delhi. Tribunal is informed that within a period of one month the civil construction and mechanical work of STPs, sewage and connectivity would start and the same would be completed by May, 2019. NGT compliments the various stakeholders i.e.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s. Leeza Leathers Vs. Central Pollution Control Board & Others dated 19/05/2017 regarding discharge of effluents by Leeza Leathers into river Ganga, Uttar Pradesh. NGT allows the unit to operate its processing activity subject to it getting grant of consent from Pollution Control Board and obtain permission from the Central Ground Water Authority, in the event they are extracting ground water.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of News Item Published in Hindustan Times “And Quiet Flows the Maily Yamuna” Vs. Central Pollution Control Board & Others dated 19/05/2017 regarding Yamuna pollution.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kirti Vardhan Singh Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 16/05/2017 illegal and unauthorised mining particularly, mechanical mining being carried on in village Kalyanpur, Pargana Nawabganj, Tehsil Tarabganj, District Gonda. From the status reports and affidavits that have been filed NGT notes that it is evident that illegal mining of minor minerals has been carried on mechanically and also through suction pumps put into the water body quite near to the railway track.

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