Action taken report on behalf of Delhi Pollution Control Committee in terms of the National Green Tribunal order dated November 19, 2019 regarding 90 stainless steel pickling units operating in Wazirpur Industrial Area, SMA Industrial Area, GT Karnal Road and Badli Industrial Area.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of R. Kandasamy Vs Ministry of Environment And Forest & Others dated 28/01/2020 regarding discharge of untreated effluent into the Cauvery river at RTP Pallam without any purification. Also, in nearby place there are dying factories which also let out the untreated effluents. Though there is sewage treatment plant provided it is not functional and the discharge standard is not in tune with the standard provided by the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Aryavart Foundation Vs M/s Jaytex Silk Mills & Others dated 21/01/2020 regarding industries like Jaytex Silk Mills in Bhestan, Surat discharging untreated coloured chemical liquid into Bhedwad Khadi through Surat Municipal Corporation drain which finally falls into Arabian Sea and is also emitting black and toxic smoke which is causing air pollution, injurious to the people living in the vicinity.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gram Panchayat ARABA Vs State of Rajasthan & Others dated 11/12/2019 regarding Jojari river pollution, Jodhpur, Rajasthan. Counsel for Central Ground Water Board submits that they have by now inspected around 1000 units out of which 42 units were found illegally extracting ground water and the same has been sealed.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) passed an order on October 31, 2019 in the matter of Yunus Daud Shaikh Vs State of Gujarat in in O.A. No. 910/2019. The matter related to air pollution in Vapi due to burning of waste and scrap from paper mills in the night and chemical contamination of ground water in Vapi area. In the said order, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) were jointly asked to furnish a factual and action taken report in the matter.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Adil Ansari Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 13/11/2019 regarding illegal drawal of ground water and illegal discharge of effluents in Ganges and its tributaries by Genus Paper and Board, Agwanpur, District Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh. Grievance is also against emissions of gases in the environment and illegal expansion of the unit.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of S. Gurdeep Singh, President’s Welfare Association, Sector-18, HUDA, Panipat & Others Vs State of Haryana dated 30/10/2019 regarding illegal operation of spinning mills manufacturing yarns from waste rugs imported from overseas. In the process, dye and bleach are released into water bodies.

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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Varun Vs Delhi Pollution Control Committee & Others dated 21/10/2019 regarding red category industries located in Bawana Industrial Area, Mayapuri Industrial Area, Uttam Nagar and Khyala discharging pollutants into the ambient air, water and soil.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Chandra Bhan Yadav, Member of Distt. Office, Hindu Yuva Vahini, Ghonda Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 18/10/2019 regarding Bhabhnan Sugar Mill and Distillery at Ghonda, Uttar Pradesh and Bhabhnan Chemical Mill at Faizabad causing pollution by discharging effluents and not managing fly ash.