Judgment of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Protection of Environment and Public Service Committee Vs Union of India & Others dated 14/11/2022.

The matter related to illegal and unauthorized mining of limestone on large scale in districts Gir Somnath and Junagadh in Gujarat by 14 mining companies without any prior Environmental Clearance and in violation of the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) Notification, 2006.

Three new cities — Surat, Rajkot and Vadodara — have been added to the list of Critically Polluted Areas (CPA) in Gujarat while Odhav, Naroda (in Ahmedabad), Bhavnagar and Junagadh have been removed from the list, stated the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) in a report tabled in the Gujarat Assembly.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Kanhaiya Kumar Vs Central Zoo Authority & Others dated 16/08/2022.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of In re: News item published in The Indian Express dated 19.03.2022 titled “STP given nod to discharge treated sewage into Thol”.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of In re: News item published in Pragativadi dated 04.06.2022 titled “Huge Explosion at Chemical Company in Gujarat’s Vadodara” dated 05/07/2022.

Proceedings have been initiated in this matter in the light of media report to the effect that there was an explosion in Deepak Nitrite factory in Vadodara, Gujarat resulting in injuries to seven workers on account of inhaling the smoke and shifting of 700 people living in the area.

Joint committee report on Dahej industrial area in the matter of Aryavart Foundation Vs Hemani Industries Ltd. & Others in compliance to the NGT order, February 2, 2022.

The matter related to wastewater management by the industries and Gujarat Infrastructure Development Corporation (GIDC) in the Dahej industrial area.

Action taken report in the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order, March 29, 2022 (O.A. 228/2022) regarding permission granted to an STP for discharging treated sewage into lake Thol.

Report of Joint Committee in compliance of National Green Tribunal order, in the matter of OA No. 05 of 2022 regarding gas leak at industrial area in Surat, Gujarat.

Report of joint committee in compliance of the National Green Tribunal order, January, 5, 2022 (in the matter of OA No. 70 of 2021 - Brackish Water Research Centre Vs Gujarat Pollution Control Board & Others) under the chairmanship of Justice B. C. Patel.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Paryavaran Mitra Vs State of Gujarat dated 09/05/2022.

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