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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.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vivek Kamboj & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 05/03/2019 regarding setting up of solid waste processing facility, Gurgaon, Haryana. Damage to environment is taking place by contamination of ground water on account of leachate discharge. Wildlife and inhabitants are being affected in terms of health by air pollution, by burning of waste or foul smell for which penal action including prosecution and recovery of actual damages are required, apart from remedial measures.

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.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vijay Kumar Chugh Vs M/s. Magic Info Solutions Pvt. Ltd. & Others dated 19/02/2019 regarding violation of Environmental Clearance conditions by M/s. Magic Info Solutions Pvt. Ltd. in setting up a housing project at Sector 104, Gurugram. According to the applicant, sewerage was being collected in the collection sump. Sewerage disposal was unscientific. The Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) water supply was not connected with the project.

The Tribunal also directed that the “action plan” in the matter “be furnished to the Tribunal within three months”.

GURUGRAM: The first spell of winter rain lashed Gurugram and other parts of Delhi-NCR on Sunday, bringing mercury down by several degrees and a sharp decline in air pollution levels.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Belvedere Tower Condominium, Association (Regd.) Vs State of Haryana & Others dated 19/11/2018 regarding location of an electric sub-station within 100 m from the petrol pump in Zone-G, Sec-24, DLF Phase-II, Gurugram, Haryana.

Order of the National Green Tribunal Sandeep Mittal Vs. Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change & Others dated 30/10/2018. Grievance in this application is against grant of Environment Clearance by the State Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA), Haryana on 12.12.2013 to construct a project in villages – Dhumaspur and Maidawas, District Gurgaon, Haryana on a plot area of 151804.3 square meters. Objection of the applicant is that the construction is on a fertile cultivable land. The project will also result in depletion of ground water level.

GURUGRAM: The air quality in the city improved to ‘moderate’ levels on Sunday, after remaining in the ‘poor’ level for 48 hours in the previous days.

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