A report of groundwater pollution in Luna village accessed by an environment NGO has once again pointed to the alarming rate of groundwater contamination in the industrial belt in Padra in Vadodara

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Residents of Saila Khurd, Raniala Vs State of Punjab dated 14/03/2019. The issue for consideration is the pollution caused by Kuantum Paper Mill adversely affecting the inhabitants of Saila Khurd, Raniala, Saila Kalan, Jassoval, Majari, Paddi Khusi and Pensara village, District Hoshiarpur, Punjab, by discharging polluted air and water.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the Vivek Kamboj & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 14/03/2019. The issue for consideration is the remedial measures against contamination of ground water on account of leachate discharge adversely affecting the inhabitants and failure to comply with solid waste management norms, including burning of waste. Foul smell emitted by the garbage dumped is affecting the air quality.

Nagpur: High blood pressure and diabetes are some of the known causes for chronic kidney disease (CKD), unsafe well water (naturally contaminated) and exposure to pesticides are also emerging as ot

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Adil Ansari Vs M/s. C. L. Gupta Exports Pvt. Ltd. & Others dated 08/03/2019. Prayer in this application is to stop illegal drawal of ground water and to stop discharging of hazardous effluent waste into the river Ramganga. A metal factory located in village Jivai, Jyotibaphule Nagar, Amroha District, Uttar Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Satpal Singh, Sarpanch, Gram Panchayat Singhpura Sithna, Panipat Vs Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. Panipat Refinery dated 01/03/2019 regarding air and water pollution caused by the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., Panipat Refinery, Panipat, Haryana resulting in diseases affecting large number of persons and the environment, including water, air and soil.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vivek Kamboj & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 01/03/2019 regarding damage to the environment and public health in absence of adequate steps for management of solid waste at Gurgaon in Haryana. According to the original application which was filed before this Tribunal on 16.09.2015, solid waste was being dumped in an open site in Aravali forest. Leachate generated was flowing to the seasonal water bodies contaminating the ground water and polluting the surface water.

Almost every coal-fired power plant in the US is contaminating groundwater with unsafe levels of toxic pollution, according to the first comprehensive analysis of the consequences of coal ash waste disposal.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Suresh Banarasilal Jaipuria Vs M/s. SMS Paryavaran Ltd. & Others dated 27/02/2019 regarding laying of the sewerage network and establishment of STP in Shegaon, District Buldana, Maharashtra. It has been alleged that certain mandatory requirements prescribed in the contract agreement have not been carried out, the most significant one being the leakage test of the network and the STP.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Ground Water Pollution, 08/02/2019. According to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and Central Ground Water Board (CGWB), the ground water available in the country in general is potable and suitable for various usages. However, localized occurrence of ground water having various chemical constituents in excess of the limits prescribed for drinking water use has been observed in some states. The commonly observed contaminants such as, Arsenic, Fluoride and Iron are geogenic, whereas contaminants such as, nitrates, phosphates, heavy metals etc.

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