Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shikhar Stone Crusher Vs. Central Pollution Control Board & Others dated 13/04/2017 regarding illegal running of stone crushers in Uttar Pradesh.

Applications disposed of. Counsel appearing for the stone crushers have submitted before the Court that they have not applied to the State Pollution Control Board either for joint inspection or for consent to operate, after 02nd December, 2016. Therefore the question of submission of report by the Board does not arise. Parties are at liberty to proceed in accordance with law.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vimal Bhai Vs Tehri Hydro Development Corporation & Others dated 13/04/2017 regarding dumping of construction debris into River Alaknanda. It is the case of the applicant that this indiscriminate dumping of construction material and debris into River Alaknanda is polluting it and the Project Proponent of the Vishugud-Pipalkoti Hydroelectric Power project is responsible for this pollution of the River.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tapesh Bhardwaj Vs UP State Pollution Control Board & Others dated 13/04/2017 regarding dumping of garbage on the river bed of River Yamuna by Mathura Cantonment Board. The oxygen level in the River Yamuna in Mathura is close to zero and the landfill site created by the Cantonment Board is a huge contributor to this. The Board is causing destruction of the river bed and the flood plain of River Yamuna.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Suo motu proceedings initiated based on the news item published In “The Times of India” Chennai –Edition dated 20.1.2017 on the caption “Bhavani river water unfit Chennai – 9 for consumption” and “waste from Mettupalayam Government Hospital ends up in Bhavani River” Vs Government of Tamil Nadu & Others dated 12/04/2017 regarding pollution of Bhavani River, Tamil Nadu.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of 108 Super Complex RWA Vs. Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation & Ors. dated 12/04/2017 regarding collection, transportation and disposal of municipal solid waste by different colonies in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

NGT had banned registration of all diesel vehicles – including heavy vehicles but it has allowed authorities like – DJB. Special Protection Group, Delhi Fire Service – to get their new public utility vehicles registered. Registration of heavy duty vehicle for carriage of petroleum products within NCR was also allowed.

This document consists of select NGT orders.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M.C. Mehta Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 11/04/2017 regarding cleaning and rejuvenating river Ganga.

In futherance to NGT Order of 30th March, 2017 senior officers from the Ministries, State of Uttar Pradesh and other stakeholders including Central Pollution Control Board held a meeting. Some of the decisions taken were

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Niranjan Sharma & Others Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest & Others dated 11/04/2017 regarding mining lease over government and tenancy land irrespective of the area even if the area of mining lease is less than 5 Ha.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Ram Lakhan Singh Vs State of Jharkhand & Others dated 11/04/2017 regarding encroachment of forest land, Dumka District, Jharkhand. Various Govt. structures and establishments had been set up in the protected forest.

A list of Court Orders (Supreme Court, High Court, National Green Tribunal) on slaughter houses in India. Updated till April 11, 2017.

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