Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Tilok Ram Vs State of Rajasthan dated 20/02/2017 regarding illegal mining in the catchment area of the Sardar Samand Lake in Distric Pali, Rajasthan.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own Motion Vs. State of Karnataka dated 20/02/2017 regarding environmental disaster that had taken place at Bellandur Lake in Bangalore. From the photographs and the clippings displayed on the Television, it had been shown that the entire lake was on fire, emitting highly pollutant gases.

National Green Tribunal issues Suo-Moto issue Notice to the following:

1. State of Karnataka

2. Lake Authority of Bangalore

3. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

The Western Cape High Court will on Monday begin hearing the case of Australian mining company Tormin, which is accused of large scale environmental destruction in the province.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Ghasiram Panda Vs District Collector, Subarnapur & Others dated 17/02/2017 regarding plastic waste disposal in Sonepur Municipality, Subarnapur District, Odisha.

The Counsel for Sonepur Municipality submits that steps have been taken to declare the Sonepur Municipality as ‘plastic free zone’ but issuance of the final notification has been delayed due to the ongoing panchayat elections.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Durga Kishan Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 17/02/2017. The principal ground raised in this OA (Original Application) is that the expansion of State Highway No. 10 from Rourkela to Sambalpur in the State of Odisha is being carried out by without obtaining Forest Clearance.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Tribunal On Its Own Motion (Reg. Sunderban Forest) Vs Union of India & Others dated 17/02/2017 regarding construction in the Sundarbans. The affidavit filed on behalf of the State PCB containing the inspection report in respect of the hotels on Sagar Island is ordered to be taken on record.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s Ankur Khusal Construction LLP Vs. Union of India & Others dated 17/02/2017 regarding use of potable water for construction activity, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Counsel appearing for the Chennai Water Supply and Sewerage Board submits that they have not provided any water to the M/s. Anjali Infra Housing and M/s. Ankur Khusal Construction or to any other Project Proponent for that matter for construction activity.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Joydeep Mukherjee Vs Pollution Control Board dated 15/02/2017 regarding illegal operation of brick fields in the State of Jharkhand without obtaining consent from the State Pollution Control Board, Jharkhand.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anil Kumar Singhal Vs. Union of India & Others dated 15/02/2017 regarding untreated sewage dumped in river Ganga.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sanjay Kumar Vs. State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 14/02/2017 regarding hot mixing plants and ready mixing plants operating illegally at the Noida and Ghaziabad borders. National Green Tribunal directs the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board to examine the said plants and submit a Report to the Tribunal before the next date of hearing (23/03/2017).

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