Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Satpal Singh, Sarpanch, Gram Panchayat Singhpura Sithna, Panipat Vs Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.

Team finds sea level rising and more than 80% of Ernakulam’s coast eroding

AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat high court on Wednesday issued notice to the central and state pollution control boards in response to a PIL complaining about pollution in the Morbi-Wankaner ceramic industr

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of V. P. Krishnamoorthy Vs. The Union of India & Others dated 24/10/2018. The matter deals with incidents of leakage of petroleum oil manufactured and supplied by various oil companies from the pipelines laid and used by such companies contaminating drinking water in North Chennai, more particularly, in Thondiarpet impacting the wells on PH road and BP Koil street. The case was taken up on the basis of a newspaper report dated 16.07.2013 and other reports preceding it.

CHANDIGARH: Waste dumped in landfill sites is contaminating surrounding groundwater in the Tricity, according to a PGI study published recently in an international journal.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s Tanner India Vs Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board & Others dated 05/09/2018 regarding closure order under Section 33(A) of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974. Inspection was carried out on 24.05.2018 by the ITT, BHU and it was found that in the sample of effluent, chromium quantity was 10.28 mg per/liter, in excess of the laid down standards.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s N.G. Textiles Vs. Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board dated 05/09/2018. This appeal has been preferred against the order of the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board dated 03.08.2018, directing the appellant to close the industrial process of the industry. The impugned order states that sample of effluent was collected at the time of inspection by a Joint Committee and the sample was found to be having mercury beyond the prescribed limit. According to the appellant, no mercury is used, as such, in its activities.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Research Foundation for Science Technology & Natural Resource Policy Vs Union of India & Others dated 30/08/2018 regarding formulation of an Action Plan for supply of piped water in 42 localities of Bhopal affected by the Bhopal Gas Disaster.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tanseer Ahmad Vs. M/s Alnoor Exports & Others dated 24/08/2018 regarding a slaughter house and meat processing unit in Muzaffar Nagar, Uttar Pradesh operating in violation of environmental laws. According to the Applicant the unit is emitting foul smell and discharging animal wastes into the drain in the area. It has not installed antipollution device for treatment of the effluents. The permitted land use, as per Master Plan, is for agriculture. The said unit is also extracting ground water illegally.

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