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.

The order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ranjeet Singh Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 15/10/2019 regarding pollution by a sugar mill in Dhadha, District Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh in violation of environmental norms. The unit is emitting smoke and discharging polluting effluents affecting public health, health of animals, underground water as well as soil of the area.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of In Re : Water Pollution by Tanneries at Jajmau, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh With In Re : Water Pollution at Rania, Kanpur Dehat & Rakhi Mandi, Kanpur Nagar, Uttar Pradesh dated 27/09/2019 control of pollution in River Ganga. The matter has been taken up on receipt of two reports dated 25.09.2019 and 26.09.2019 from Justice Arun Tandon, former Judge of the Allahabad High Court, who has been appointed as a head of a Committee to oversee the compliance of the order of the Tribunal for control of pollution in River Ganga.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Balotra Textile Hand Processors Association Vs Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board & Other dated 04/09/2019 regarding discharge of industrial effluents from 23 textile industries into the Luni river at Gandhipura, Balotra, District Barmer, Rajasthan.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pankaj Sharma Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 30/08/2019 regarding dumping of hazardous waste at Meerut by Dev Priya Industries, Devpriya Paper Mills Pvt. Ltd., Dev Priya Products and Holy Commercial Pvt. Ltd.

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