Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sukhdev Vihar Residents Welfare Association & Ors. Vs. State of NCT of Delhi & Others dated 09/10/2017 regarding environmental pollution caused by waste to energy plant at Okhla, Delhi.
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Manjinder Singh Sirsa Vs. Union of India & Others dated 09/10/2017 regarding hookah bars in Delhi. NGT directs impleadment of associations of the Restaurants/Hukka Bars and other commercial places where Hukka is being provided for the purpose of smoke.
The Supreme Court has brought back the November 2016 ban on sale of firecrackers in the Delhi-NCR region. This order effectively means that no firecrackers will be available for purchase before Diwali, which is on Oct 19, 2017
Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Varun Seth & Others Vs Police Commissioner, Delhi Police & Others dated 05/10/2017 regarding use of loudspeakers and public address system on Jantar Mantar road causing adverse health effect on the residents and children. The applicants (permanent residents of Jantar Mantar road) have also requested that barricades at a sufficient distance be installed so as to prevent vehicular movement.