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The National Green Tribunal has directed a committee to take groundwater samples and study the methodology of recharging it after a plea alleged that rainwater harvesting structures built by the mu

NEW DELHI: The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday directed the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to submit an action taken report in regard to the closure of defaulting industries which were

NGT directs Delhi Pollution Committee to submit action taken report with regard to closure of default industries making shoe soles and other plastic goods in Narela and Bawana area.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jagdish Singh Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi dated 28/05/2019 regarding release of hazardous gases from the STPs near Mayur Vihar Phase – III, Delhi. Report received from the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) and Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) acknowledged deficiencies in the operation of STPs and recommended some measures which include components of STPs be kept in operational condition so that chances of anaerobic process are minimal, effective odour control mechanism and plantation towards the residential areas.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Aali Vihar Vikas Manch E, F, G, H Block (Regd.) Vs State of (Govt. of NCT of) Delhi & Others dated 27/05/2019 regarding pollution by jeans and dying units at Bhim Colony, Aali Vihar and Sarita Vihar, New Delhi. The Joint Committee of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) and the SDM, South East, confirmed that pollution was being caused. It is claimed that steps were being taken for closing the units and recovery of compensation.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. Arun Kumar Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi dated 24/05/2019 regarding violation of norms by plastic industries making shoe soles and other plastic goods in Narela and Bawana in Delhi. Report submitted by a committee found open dumping of waste and open burning of plastic waste, drains fully chocked by waste in absence of collection of waste generated by industries and untreated waste water from industries being directly discharged into the drains in Narela as well as Bawana industrial areas.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Deepak Datta Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi dated 21/05/2019 regarding illegal running of banquet halls in Punjabi Bagh, Delhi. Report submitted by a Joint Committee comprising of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC), the District Magistrate, Punjabi Bagh and the North Delhi Municipal Corporation states that only eight banquet halls were inspected, though there are many others in the area. They could not produce building plans/maps. None of them have authorized parking arrangement.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ram Kumar Panwar & Others Vs Government of NCT of Delhi & Others dated 17/05/2019 regarding illegal dumping of garbage at Neb Sarai, New Delhi in violation of Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Veterans Forum for Transparency in Public Life Vs Delhi Pollution Control Committee & Others dated 29/04/2019 regarding compliance of Bio-Medical Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2016 in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Man Mohan Lal, Editor Aman Ishara Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi dated 25/04/2019 regarding violation of environmental norms at main road Koyala tall, opposite transport authority village Gokalpuri, Delhi. The action taken report submitted by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) reveals that the unit has not applied for Consent to Establish and Consent to Operate. The DPCC through East Delhi Municipal Corporation got the unit sealed and required compensation of Rs.

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