Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pratiba Naitthani Vs. Union of India & Others dated 07/11/2017 regarding Gauri Kund spring near Kedarnath in the Himalayan Range in the State of Uttarakhand.

NGT directs the State of Uttarakhand and CGWA to make every effort to restore the hot spring which had been destroyed in 2013 during a natural calamity.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Shailendra Singh Vs. State of Rajasthan & Others dated 06/11/2017 regarding pollution in Pali river caused by industries. The Counsel representing the State of Rajasthan & Others has been directed by the Court to place a status report in respect of linking all the member industries to CETP through pipeline which was to be completed by 02.10.2017. It is also made clear, at that time, that those industries which were not linked with CETP are liable to be closed down.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ashwini Yadav Vs. Union of India & Others dated 06/11/2017 regarding construction of Signature City Project in Kanpur. The Application filed by journalist Ashwini Yadav said that the Kanpur Development Authority has not obtained the no objection certificate.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Shailendra Singh Bisen & Others Vs State of Madhya Pradesh dated 06/11/2017 regarding pollution in the river Narmada. NGT directs MPPCB to regularly monitor the quality of water in the places from where water samples were collected ealier and water analysis report be submitted before the Tribunal after every six months and in case there is abrupt deteriorations in quality of water it may be brought to the notice of the Tribunal immediately.

Polythene bags manufacturer Hi-Plast Limited has given the government 30 days to pay it Sh2 billion in compensation for damages caused by the plastics ban failing which it moves to court.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhash Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 02/11/2017 regarding eviction of encroachers from Santragachhi Jheel, Howrah, West Bengal. The part of the water body that has been encroached belongs to the South Eastern Railway.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Saikhowa Sadiya Min Samabai Samiti Ltd. & Dibrugarh Fishery Co-operative Society Ltd. Vs Union of India & Ors. dated 02/11/2017 regarding discharge of effluent from Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Limited (BCPL), Lepetkata, Dibrugarh, Assam into the Brahmaputra. The Court after going through the analysis report of the sample waste water collected from ETP on two dates i.e.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhash Datta Vs Union of India & Others dated 02/11/2017 regarding solid waste management and withdrawal of sweet water in the beach area of Puri, Odisha.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of S.P. Muthuraman Vs Union of India & Others dated 02/11/2017 regarding compliance by SSM Builders and Promoters on issues of source of water, use of energy efficient devices, ecologically and environmentally sensitive areas, natural topography, drainage system, rain water harvesting system, parking areas and compliance to other municipal and environmental laws.

Some of the directions of the Court are the following:

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Saidas R. Khorjuvekar V/s Directorate of Mines & Geology dated 01/11/2017 regarding clandestine sand mining during last six months at Island ‘Zuvom de Tuyem’ in Chapora river between Camurlim and Arabo villages in North Goa.

NGT directs the State of Goa to submit a report on the action taken against the illegal sand mining around the island 'Zuvom de Tuyem' in Chapora river, North Goa.

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