A 32 page preliminary investigation report into the environmental carrying capacity for polluting projects and allied issues in Tamnar and Gharghoda blocks of Raigarh district, Chhattisgarh made public on Februry 26, 2020 on the National Green Tribunal (NGT) website. The report was in response to the NGT order of July 22, 2019.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of General public of Sheikhupur Panchayat, Bain Attrain Village Vs State of Himachal Pradesh dated 18/02/2020 regarding illegal operation of M/s ID Sood Ispat factory at Kandrori, District Kangra, Himachal Pradesh and polluting the ground water with fine iron particles.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sukhwanti Vs State of Haryana & Others dated 21/01/2020 regarding waste water being discharged from the Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) at Barwala, into the land of the applicant and other adjoining lands, resulting in damage to the crops, contaminating groundwater, death of the livestock and loss of soil fertility.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vikram Ahuja Vs State of Punjab & Others dated 17/12/2019 regarding treatment of sewage and effluents in District Fazillka and adjoining Districts. According to the applicant, large scale discharge of untreated effluents was taking place in the drains resulting in contamination of ground water and affecting public health.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Pollution of groundwater, 28/11/2019. As reported by States/ UTs on the Integrated Management Information System of the Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation, as on 27.11.2019, 3.22% rural habitations with 3.73% population are having drinking water sources with quality issues.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of In Re : Water Pollution by Tanneries at Jajmau, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh WITH In Re : Water Pollution at Rania, Kanpur Dehat & Rakhi Mandi, Kanpur Nagar, Uttar Pradesh dated 15/11/2019.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sumitra Devi Vs CPCB dated 13/11/2019 regarding violation of environmental norms by the industries in and around Dharuhera in Rajasthan.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of S. Gurdeep Singh, President’s Welfare Association, Sector-18, HUDA, Panipat & Others Vs State of Haryana dated 30/10/2019 regarding illegal operation of spinning mills manufacturing yarns from waste rugs imported from overseas. In the process, dye and bleach are released into water bodies.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Doaba Paryavaran Samiti Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 21/10/2019 regarding pollution in Kali Nadi, Krishni and Hindon Rivers resulting in diseases and deaths of inhabitants of the area.

Case History:

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anjani Jaiswal Vs Union of India & Others dated 11/10/2019 regarding thermal power stations operating in the Districts of Singrauli and Sonebhadra in the States of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh causing damage to the environment.

Summary of the Case:

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