Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Environment Pollution & Health Hazard in the State Vs.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Resident Welfare Association Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/08/2018 regarding tyre burning in the market of Gokalpur Village, North East Delhi. The Court observed that inspite of NGT's order which disallowed tyre burning or denting and painting wrks in the old mini market, Gokalpur Village. NGT directs DPCC to execute the order of this Tribunal.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 21/08/2018 regarding illegal mining in Choursil Reserve Forest, Lalitpur, Uttar Pradesh. The issue raised by the mining lease holder is that the mining lease area and the boundaries of the Choursil Reserve Forest, Lalitpur, Uttar Pradesh are required to be demarcated.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vivek Kamboj & Others Vs. Union of India & Others dated 21/08/2018. The applicant had approached NGT for direction to relocate the Solid Waste Plant (Bandhwari sewage treatment plant in Haryana's Gurgaon district) set up by M/s. Eco-green Energy at the instance of Municipal Corporation and the landfill site away from the Aravalli forest. National Green Tribunal had directed taking of steps for proper dumping of the waste and maintenance and an inspection conducted.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kaushambi Apartments Residents Welfare Association (KARWA) Vs. U.P. Pollution Control Board & Others dated 20/08/2018. The matter relates to pollution on account of vehicular emissions, illegal parking, encroachment of road and pavements, use of diesel generators in violation of CPCB standards in Kaushambi, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own motion Vs. State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 20/08/2018 regarding construction of ‘Palchan–Rohtang’ Ropeway. NGT questions why forest clearance has not been granted inspite the Court's directions.

Court expresses its unhappiness at the progress of compliance of directions of NGT and directs the Secretary, Forest Department and Secretary Urban Development of the Government of Himachal Pradesh to remain present on the next date to explain their stand.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sarvabhoum Bagali Vs. State of Karnataka & Others dated 20/08/2018. The grievance in this application is the order of State of Karnataka dated 18.11.2016 under the provisions of Karnataka Minor Mineral Concession Rule, 1994 permitting use of JCB for sand mining and permitting instream sand mining at the base of the river is in conflict with the Sustainable Sand Mining Management Guidelines, 2016 issued by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Varun Jain Vs. State of Rajasthan & Others dated 20/08/2018 regarding removal of trees for the Airport at Jaipur. The Applicant had earlier also approached the Tribunal and the NGT had permitted the Applicant to approach the concerned authority. NGT dismisses the Application stating that a statutory authority is already looking into the matter and there is no "substantial question of environment requiring adjudication by this Tribunal".

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