During monsoon the situation worsens with the industrial waste and particularly Ash flowing to rivers and drains.

Kochi: All companies, except Merchem Ltd, one of the companies directed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to contribute to the remediation of streams that join Periyar River, on ‘polluter pays’

Greening Pakistan’s industry has become an imperative to minimize its adverse impacts on the environment and society, but also to sustain the sector’s growth. Despite substantial growth in recent decades, the

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Action for Vigilance and Knowledge for Empowerment Vs Lalitpur Power Generation Company Limited & Others dated 24/05/2019 regarding non compliance of environmental norms by M/s Lalitpur Power Generation Company Limited (LPGC), Lalitpur, Uttar Pradesh. Allegations in the application are that the LPGC is using fresh water in excess of permitted limit, not monitoring ambient air quality, not carrying out waste water treatment and is violating green belt plantation requirement around the plant.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vikas Arun Bhor Vs Maharashtra Pollution Control Board & Others dated 22/05/2019 regarding discharge of hazardous chemical waste water in the open spaces around the industry - K2 Metals Private Limited and also storing of hazardous waste in unscientific manner. Due to percolation of this waste and hazardous waste in the ground, the well water of the applicant - Vikas Arun Bhor was getting polluted to such an extent as to result in infertility of soil and non-use of well water.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gram Panchayat ARABA Vs State of Rajasthan & Others dated 17/05/2019 regarding pollution by industries in Jodhpur city along Jojari river. It has come to the notice of the NGT that inspite of repeated directions, the CETP have not treated or fully treating the effluent and the same is discharged in river/storm water drain/open places. This practice has been continued by the industries and the treatment plants continuously except for a period of short intervals.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Aryavart Foundation Vs M/s Vapi Green Enviro Ltd. & Others dated 13/05/2019 regarding pollution of river Daman Ganga and drain Bill Khadi in district Valsad in Gujarat due to discharge of untreated polluting industrial effluents by more than 500 industrial units in Vapi Industrial Cluster.

The extension was given to balance environmental protection as well as socio-economic well being.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rajankumar B. Solanki Vs M/s AYM Syntex Ltd. & Others dated 09/05/2019 regarding discharge of untreated effluents in river Kotar in village Sayli in Silvasa, Dadar and Nagar Haveli.

As many as 153 waterbodies in Gurugram district of Haryana have practically vanished and are beyond recovery or revival says this report submitted by Gurugram Municipal Development Authority (GMDA) to the National Green Tribunal on May 8, 2019

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