A vacation bench headed by Justice Jawad Rahim imposed environmental compensation on Active Toys Pvt Ltd, BG Steel, Kesri Steels Limited (Unit-II), Agrawal Metal Works Pvt Ltd Asiatic Electrical an

CUDDALORE: Residents of villages near SIPCOT here have alleged that a chemical company in the SIPCOT compound discharged untreated effluents into River Uppanar on Saturday, causing irritation to ey

Pune: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) bench here has imposed a Rs20,000 cost on a prominent automobile sales and service station at Wakdewadi for operating without a valid consent from the Mahara

The textile industry is one of the major industrial polluters, and water recycling is yet far from being standard practice. Wastewater generation remains a serious and growing problem, affecting ecosystems, human health and freshwater availability for other uses. India is the world’s third largest exporter of textiles and the sector directly employs 45 million people. This case study explores the socio-technical transition of Tirupur, a textile cluster dubbed as the first in India to shift to 'zero liquid discharge' (ZLD) in a systematic manner.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ashwini Kumar & Anr. Vs. Central Pollution Control Board & Others dated 01/06/2017 regarding discharge of untreated effluents from industries, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh. NGT directs that water quality test be also done at the point where the industries particularly the paper industries are located. The report with regard to the water in nala along these industries may also be submitted on the next date of hearing (16/06/2017).

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Chandrakant Kele Vs Shree Tradco Deesan Pvt Ltd. & Others dated 31/05/2017 regarding pollution caused by Shree Tradco Deesan Pvt Ltd. (manufacturer of maize products), Dhule District, Maharashtra.The report submitted by Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) reveals that the water samples collected from open well and soil samples collected from the land showed presence of heavy metals.

Abuja — The Senate has commenced legislative processes aimed at prohibiting gas flaring and imposing stiffer penalties on defaulting oil and gas firms, as proposed by the Gas Flaring (Prohibition a

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sumitra Devi Vs. CPCB & Others dated 23/05/2017. This is with regard to an industry called M/s Shanti Drugs Pvt. Ltd. From the report of the Joint Inspection Team, it appears that this industry has been operating without the consent of the Board with effect from 1st December, 2014. The Joint Inspection Team has pointed out serious deficiencies in the working of this industry including need for a suitable effluent treatment system to be designed and approved by the Experts.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sumitra Devi Vs. CPCB & Ors. And Dr. Laxman Raghav Vs. State of Rajasthan & Others dated 03/05/2017 regarding pollution at the industrial complex at Bhiwadi, Rajasthan, 03/05/2017. NGT constitutes a Committee for conducting inspection of the 10 industries, the CETP and Acid Treatment in that area. The Rajasthan Pollution Control Board and RIICO shall submit their report regarding status of their plan for de-sludging and cleaning the pond and drain.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M.C. Mehta Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 28/04/2017 regarding industries in Unnao polluting river Ganga. NGT directs that all these industries should be put to a joint inspection where their pollution control systems be verified and effluent should be analysed and it should be ensured that no system for injecting the trade effluent into the groundwater are existing in any area of any industry.

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