Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of The Chief Executive Officer Zilla Parishad, Ahmednagar Vs The Commissioner Municipal Corporation, Ahmednagar & Others dated 01/11/2017 regarding the sewage system in the city of Ahmednagar, Maharashtra.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs Visva Bharati University & Others dated 01/11/2017 regarding the pollution caused during the Poush Mela, 2015 held in the Visva Bharati University in the month of December.

Oil spill victims under the aegis of Oil Spill Victims Vanguard (OSPIVV) have initiated a lawsuit in the United Kingdom against Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCO), a subsidia

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone Bench, Chennai) in the matter of M.Gobineelan Vs Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board & Others dated 30/10/2017 regarding illegal dumping and burning of garbage in Sirumugai, Coimbatore by Sirumugai Town Panchayat. NGT Southern Bench directs that the Sirumugai Panchayat shall obtain necessary “authorisation” from the appropriate authorities within three months and shall remove all the Solid Waste dumped in the S.F.No.148/2 and 189/2 and shall not dump the solid waste in open space or burn solid waste.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 27/10/2017 regarding arsenic contaminated areas in West Bengal. Subhas Datta the Applicant has filed an affidavit highlighting the specific arsenic contaminated areas for conducting survey on the plight of the people living there and names of some experts, which is ordered to be taken on record.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Almitra H. Patel & Others Vs. Union of India & Others dated 27/10/2017 regarding landfills in Delhi. The Commissioner of the East Delhi Municipal Corporation, Special Secretary of Urban Development and officers of Fire Department gave assurance to the Court that steps would be taken up to ensure that none of the landfill sites in Delhi do not catch or are put on fire in future.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Namita Maniktala Vs. State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 26/10/2017 regarding municipal solid waste problem of District Solan and surrounding areas in Himachal Pradesh. Counsel appearing for State of Himachal Pradesh submits that policy decision have been taken by the State Government to establish a plant and Himachal Pradesh Pollution Control Board has been asked to conduct study and submit DPR through the concerned department.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pankaj Sharma Vs. MoEF & Others dated 26/10/2017 regarding restaurants in South Delhi running without obtaining environment clearance. Counsel appearing for Delhi Pollution Control Committee and the Corporation submit that they would ensure that no restaurants are permitted to carry out their operations or commercial activities unless they have obtained consent to operate from Delhi Pollution Control Committee and license from the Municipal Authorities.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rear Admiral AP Revi IN (Retd.) Vs. Delhi Jal Board & Others dated 26/10/2017 regarding use of fresh water for gardening purpose in Vasant Kunj area of Delhi. NGT passes direction that DDA/MCD shall ensure that DJB shall supply treated sewage water for gardening at the fixed rate which will be the primary responsibility of the public authority. The residents, DDA/MCD and DJB are prohibited to use fresh water for gardening purpose.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ram Avtar Singh Vs. State of Rajasthan & Others dated 26/10/2017 regarding illegal and unauthorized mining at Parbabar, district Nagore, Rajasthan. Photographs placed before the court shows that illegal mining has practically reduced the greenery to half also the project where mining is carried has no environmental clearance obtained by any person whatsoever.

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