Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Nand Kumar Versus Govt. of NCT of Delhi regarding illegal extraction of ground water at Mayapuri for commercial purposes.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jagtar Singh Vs State of Punjab & Others dated 14/02/2020 regarding absence of adequate safeguards for preventing extraction of ground water for commercial purposes, including construction of buildings, in violation of regulatory regime laid down or expected to be laid down by the Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vinod Kumar Jaiswal Vs State of Maharashtra dated 13/02/2020 regarding illegal running of an industrial unit for manufacturing of packaged drinking water in CTS No. 12369/361, Plot No. 40, Ahinsangar, Aurangabad which is stated to be a residential area. Unauthorized drawal of groundwater through dug well and bore well was also alleged.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gram Panchayat ARABA Vs State of Rajasthan & Others dated 31/01/2020 regarding industrial units extracting underground water illegally in Jodhpur, Rajasthan.

Field trial of a patented fluoride removal method, based on precipitation–adsorption, has been carried out in some villages of Assam, North East India, with groundwater sources containing 1.8–20 mg/l initial [F– ] at small community (220 l) and household (15 l) levels.

Compliance report in O.A. No. 160/2019 in the matter of Ranjeet Singh Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 20/01/2020. The matter related to M/s Awadh Sugar & Energy Ltd, Hata, Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh not following environmental norms. During inspection by the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB), hazardous waste like oil and oily sludge recovered from ETP was burned along with baggasse as a fuel in boilers. Also, there was no storage option for oil/oily sludge.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gram Panchayat ARABA Vs State of Rajasthan & Others dated 15/01/2020.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. Anil Kumar Pandey, Prakritik Sampada Sanrakshan Samiti, Gorakhpur Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 06/01/2020 regarding Saraya distillery operating in Sardarnagar, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh causing pollution.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gram Panchayat ARABA Vs State of Rajasthan & Others dated 11/12/2019 regarding Jojari river pollution, Jodhpur, Rajasthan. Counsel for Central Ground Water Board submits that they have by now inspected around 1000 units out of which 42 units were found illegally extracting ground water and the same has been sealed.

Ground Water Year Book is prepared annually by CGWB depicting changes in ground water regime of the country through different seasons. It is an effort to obtain information on ground water levels through representative monitoring wells. The important attributes of ground water regime monitoring are ground water level.

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