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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Society for Preservation of Kasauli and its Environs (SPOKE) & Others Vs. M/s Kasauli Glaxie Resorts & Others dated 05/10/2018 regarding construction of 42 rooms hotel-cum-National Museum and Geo-park–cum-restaurant by Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (HPTDC) in Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sagardeep Sirsaikar & Others Vs. Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority & Others dated 01/10/2018 regarding construction of an illegal structure for commercial purpose for running bar and restaurant, in violation of CRZ Notification, 2011. The construction was within the prohibited distance from the High Tide Line (HTL) from the sea and also within the prohibited distance from the river and no prior approval was taken from the authority.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ramesh Chand Vs. State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 19/09/2018 regarding severe degradation of environment in Kullu and Manali areas of the State of Himachal Pradesh. It was alleged that the consent to various projects was freely given in the area in violation of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 and encroachments of forest land was freely allowed in connivance with the concerned Authorities.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Union of India & Others Vs D. R. Parekh & Others dated 14/08/2018 regarding Synclair Hotel and Corbyns Cove falling under CRZ II category, Port Blair.

Supreme Court sets aside the High Court Order of 2004 and said that the Coastal Regulation Zone Notification issued by the Ministry of Environment and Forests has come into force with effect from 6th January, 2011 and that all the parties shall abide by the said Notification.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ramesh Chand Vs State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 16/07/2018 regarding hotels operating in the city of Kullu without following the environmental norms.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: The Indian Express and the Tribune Dated 2nd May 2018 Regarding Kasauli Incident dated 09/05/2018 regarding unauthorized constructions in Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh.

Supreme Court directs the State of Himachal Pradesh to file a status report within a period of two months giving information on the following issues :

a) The names and designation of the officers who were posted at the time when unauthorized construction was being carried out

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Andaman Chamber of Commerce Industry & Others/ Hotel Sentinel & Others Vs. The Andaman & Nicobar Administration dated 26/04/2018 regarding non-compliance of environmental regulations by hotels operating in A&N Islands. Counsel for the A&N Pollution Control Committee informs the Court that inspections conducted reveal large scale non-compliance with regard to 84 hotels and resorts as well as 19 automobile service centres as they were found not to have functional STPs/ETPs.

The major hotels in Madurai in association with the Madurai City Corporation have launched a green initiative in which they will recycle their waste and use the manure to cultivate vegetables to be

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Manali Hoteliers Association Vs Ramesh Chand & Others dated 05/03/2018 regarding hotel, lodges, home stays operating without consent of the State Pollution Control Board and flouting environmental laws in Manali, Himachal Pradesh. Manali Hoteliers Association had objected to the NGT Order which had asked for closure of hotels flouting environmental laws and said that Section 39 of the Town and Country Planning Act, 1977 prescribes the procedure for non-compliance which has to pass a statutory provision.

SHIMLA: Considering threat to sustainable development with unplanned, unregulated and illegal expansion of hospitality industry in Kullu and Manali, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed t

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