Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ganga Lalwani Vs Union of India & Others dated 15/10/2019 regarding remedial action to prevent burning of crop residue resulting in air pollution particularly in the NCR Region. The hearings are in continuation of the hearings taking place in the matter since December 2015.

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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Indian National Trust for Art & Cultural Heritage Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi & Others dated 10/10/2019 regarding declaring a water body falling partly in NCT Delhi and partly in Haryana as a wetland.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Stench Grips Mansa's Sacred Ghaggar River With Yogender Kumar dated 01/10/2019 regarding pollution of river Ghaggar. The matter has been put up for consideration on the letter dated 30.09.2019 from Justice Pritam Pal, former Judge of the Punjab and Haryana High Court and Chairman of an “ Executing Committee” constituted by the Tribunal for overseeing the execution of orders of the Tribunal to remedy the pollution of River Ghaggar.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ganga Lalwani Vs Union of India & Others dated 01/10/2019 regarding remedial action to prevent burning of crop residue resulting in air pollution particularly in the NCR Region. For the last six years, the matter has been a subject matter of consideration before the Tribunal and according to certain statistics, 25-30% air pollution in NCR is caused by burning of crop residue in and around Delhi in October and November every year.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Nagar Panchayat Moonak & Others Vs State of Punjab & Others dated 23/09/2019 regarding the problem of flood in the Ghaggar basin. The Central Water and Power Research Station (CWPRS), Pune through an order of April 29, 2019 was asked to "expedie the enquiry pertaining to the mitigation of the flood problem in the Ghaggar basin and submit a report by the first week of July, 2019." The enquiry was not completed as Haryana and Punjab did not provide the required information.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gurinder Singh & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 23/09/2019 regarding illegalities in the project of setting up of commercial towers on built up area of more than 12 lakhs sqm in Haryana. The activity started in May 2016 and environmental clearance was given only May 2018. Also, no clearance was taken from the National Board for Wildlife (NBWL).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kanwal Jeet Singh Vs Union of India & Others dated 23/09/2019 regarding illegal construction in forest land adjacent to Kant Enclave, Faridabad.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sudhir Bhargawa Vs State of Haryana dated 18/09/2019 regarding dumping of garbage and encroachment of pond in Pratap Pur area of Rewari District, Haryana.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Asha Devi, Sarpanch, Gram Panchayat Bhagwanpur, Khand Chhanchhrauli, Yamunanagar Vs State of Haryana dated 18/09/2019 regarding industrial pollution in village Bhagwanpur, Tehsil Chhachhrauli, District Yamuna Nagar, Haryana on account of ply wood and chemical factories operating in violation of environmental norms and spreading diseases like typhoid affecting 70% population of the village.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sukhwanti Vs State of Haryana & Others dated 18/09/2019 regarding a sewage treatment plant (STP) at Barwala, Haryana discharging untreated water into adjoining lands resulting in damage to the crops, contaminating groundwater, death of the livestock and loss of soil fertility.

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