Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Karan Singh Tanwar Vs. Govt. of NCT of Delhi dated 22/08/2017 regarding felling of trees by Delhi Cantonment Board. Amicus Curiae submits that more than 3500 saplings have been planted in the Cantonment area. The officers concerned of the Cantonment Board shall ensure that all these plants are looked after well, atleast for a period of 5 years and there are no tree casualties. The Cantonment Board shall not fell any trees except after obtaining permission from the concerned competent authority and thereafter, leave of the Tribunal.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of D. Kupendra Reddy Vs. State of Karnataka & Others dated 22/08/2017 regarding dumping of sewage in Bellandur lake, Karnataka. Counsel appearing for the State of Karnataka submits that he would place before the Tribunal a complete action plan, particularly in relation to:

1. Removal of silt from the lake

2. Treatment of the sewage which is going into the lake, untreated or partially treated

3. Establishment of STPs by all the residential complexes around/near the lake.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Tseten Lepcha Vs Union of India & Others dated 21/08/2017 regarding the notification issued by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change dated 27.8.2014 declaring eight protected areas as Eco-sensitive Zones in in the State of Sikkim.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Manjhi Parganas Abhen Baisi Vs Aligarh Muslim University, Kishanganj, Bihar & Others dated 21/08/2017 regarding illegal works of construction of embankment and boundary wall on the river bed of Mahananda and the flood plains as well as illegal mining of minor minerals.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Shyamal Kumar Mondal Vs West Bengal Pollution Control Board & Others dated 21/08/2017 regarding pollution caused to water bodies by industries in South 24 Parganas, West Bengal. NGT Eastern Bench directs the State Pollution Control Board to proceed against M/s Solux Galfab (P) Ltd. as the unit has been defying the process of law with impunity and institute coercive proceedings.

An online auction of rhino horn is set to open Monday, after a court in South Africa approved the site which has outraged conservationists.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of M/s. Puducherry Environment Protection Vs Union of India & Others dated 18/08/2017 regarding bio-medical waste treatment facilities of nursing homes and hospitals in Puducherry. The Puducherry Pollution Control Committee shall take appropriate action in accordance with law if the directions are not complied and shall submit a report before
the Tribunal on the details of the action taken.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Indian Council for Enviro- Legal Action (ICELA) Vs. Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change & Ors. dated 18/08/2017 regarding thermal power plants polluting river Ganga and its tributaries.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ashish Dixit Vs. State of Uttar Pradesh & Ors. dated 18/08/2017 regarding pollution of ponds and water bodies in District Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. NGT directs the State of Uttar Pradesh along with the concerned local authorities to identify all the water bodies in Lucknow and the same shall be put on the website of the said agencies as well as UPPCB. They shall be kept in public domain as well.

Samarco, a joint venture between BHP Biliton Ltd and Brazil's Vale, should be punished but not closed over the 2015 collapse of a tailings dam that killed 19 people, Brazil's mining and energy mini

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