Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Priyank Karnatak Vs State of Uttarakhand dated 11/01/2024.

In the Original Application, the grievance is about improper functioning of the sewage treatment plants at Badrinath and discharge of untreated water in river Alakananda, which ultimately forms part of river Ganga, thereby polluting the main river, in violation of the River Ganga (Rejuvenation, Protection and Management) Authorities Order 2016.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Nizamuddin West Association Vs Union of India & Others dated 09/01/2023.

The matter related to the issue of rejuvenation of river Yamuna.

In the proceedings dated October 17, 2023, the Tribunal had considered various reports and had found that the situation regarding cleaning of river Yamuna was far from satisfactory.

The NGT, January 9, 2024 considered the reports filed by the state of Haryana, NCT Delhi and Uttar Pradesh and called it "deficient".

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Avtar Singh & Others Vs State of Punjab & Others dated 08/12/2023.

The original application under Section 14 and 15 of National Green Tribunal Act, 2010 has been registered, considering the grievance that Jargari drain constructed by the villagers, crosses under the First Patiala Feeder Canal and outfalls into the Lassara drain and that Lassara, which is an interstate drain, has no outfall and it has become a pond.

Report filed by the Telangana State Pollution Control Board regarding human excrete collected from residences in and around Bandlaguda Jagir Municipal Corporation and other surrounding gram panchayats and being dumped into the Musi river at Tippu Khan bridge. The applicant, K Ravindran, resident of Madhu Park Ridge Apartment, Bandlaguda Jagir, Rangareddy district said that huge quantities of human excreta can be seen floating on the river.

Status report filed by the government of Kerala in Original Application No. 606/2018 before the National Green Tribunal on waste management and sanitation.

The report informed the NGT about the status of solid waste management; non-biodegradable waste management; biodegradable waste management; legacy waste management; liquid waste management and industrial wastewater management.

Report of the joint committee constituted in the Original Application No. 220 of 2022 in the matter of K. Ravindran Vs State of Telangana.

The matter dealt with dumping of human excreta through tankers into Musi river at Tippu Khan bridge, Rangareddy district.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mohammed Nayeem Pasha & Others Vs The State of Telangana & Others dated 05/04/2019 regarding pollution of river Musi at Hyderabad (Telangana). The river is contaminated due to disposal of industrial and domestic sewage effluents into it.

The purpose of scientific study is to ascertain contamination levels, related to human and animal faecal contamination in Environmental Medium viz. Water, Soil and Food in 4 numbers of villages each in one ODF and one non-ODF district in each of the three states viz. Bihar, Odisha and West Bengal.

The water quality data is required to be analyzed and primarily average values of Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) and Faecal Coliform (FC) need to be estimated. Then, based on the total score estimated for the parameters BOD (weightage- 70 %) and FC (Weightage- 30 %), the monitoring location is identified as ‘polluted’ location.

In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 6 and 25 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (29 of 1986), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986, namely:- These rules may be called the Environment (Protection) Amendment Rules, 2017.