A Bill for an Act to establish a regulatory framework for the Water Resources Sector In Nigeria, provide for the equitable and sustainable development, management, use and conservation of Nigeria's Surface Water And Groundwater Resources; and for related matters. The Bill introduced into the House of Representatives by Dr.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shailesh Singh Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 18/08/2020 regarding illegal operation of slaughter houses in Khurja in Bulandshahr District, Uttar Pradesh, discharging effluents into the groundwater, drains, rivers and extracting groundwater without any lawful authority. They are also alleged to be violating the siting norms. Further case of the applicant was that a State Level Committee was constituted in terms of orders of the Supreme Court dated August 23, in Writ Petition (Civil) No. 309 of 2003, Laxmi Narain Modi v.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pramod Kumar Jha Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi dated 07/08/2020. A report was sought from the Delhi Jal Board and Delhi Pollution Control Committee with reference to the allegation of illegal extraction of ground water in village Jagatpur, Civil Lines Delhi near Yamuna biodiversity park for sale through tankers and further grievance was that charcoal drums were being burnt in open causing air pollution.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Raj Kumar Singal Vs State of Haryana dated 05/08/2020. A report was sought from the Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB) with reference to the allegation of illegal extraction of groundwater and discharge of polluted water with dyes and chemicals into the drain by the National Woollen & Finishers at Plot No. 302, Sector 29, Part-II, Panipat, Haryana.

The unit was found to be extracting ground water without Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA) permission.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jagriti Sansthan Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 16/07/2020.

Report by the Central Pollution Control Board, Regional Directorate, Lucknow to look into the matter of pollution by M/s Speciality Industries Polymers & Coating Pvt. Ltd. SIDCUL, Sitarjanj, Udham Singh Nagar district, Uttarakhand. The unit is engaged in production of polymer emulsion and acrylic water based emulsions.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rakesh Kumar Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi dated 13/07/2020.

Action taken report by the Delhi Jal Board of June 15, 2020 against illegal extraction of ground water at Maya Puri for commercial purposes after survey in compliance of National Green Tribunal order in the case of Nand Kishore Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi in OA No. 970/2019.

Report by Central Groundwater Authority (CGWA) in OA No. 685 of 2019 in the matter of Rakesh Kumar Vs GNCTD in compliance of National Green Tribunal order of May 15, 2020. The report deals with remedial action against falling groundwater levels in the NCT of Delhi. The NGT had directed for devising suitable effective mechanisms for preventing extraction of groundwater by way of unauthorized tubewells and wherever such illegalities are found, prompt coercive measures should be taken.

Counter affidavit/reply on behalf of the Ministry of Jal Shakti, Department of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation. An application was filed before the NGT to prevent wastage and misuse of groundwater on account of overflow from overhead tanks in residential and commercial areas. The applicant had also pointed out various other methods by which the potable drinking water was wasted.

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