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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Residents Welfare Association, Laxmi Nagar Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi dated 16/01/2019 regarding running of an illegal factory in Laxmi Nagar a residential area.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mohit Joon Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi dated 16/01/2019 regarding illegal lead melting factory being operated in Punjab Khor Village, Kanjhawala, Delhi -81 and creating poisonous smoke, adversely affecting the health of the inhabitants.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anil Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi dated 14/01/2019 regarding a factory in Janak Puri, Delhi manufacturing clothes without any factory license from any Authority and by using chemical unauthorizedly, causing lot of pollution and danger to the public health. Hazardous activities in the residential area are not legally permissible.

Order of the M/S Southern Petrochemical Industries Corporation Ltd. Vs S. Joel & Others dated 11/01/2019 regarding NGT order banning supply of water to industries from Srivaikuntam anaicut, Thoothukudi District, Tamil Nadu. Attention of the Court is drawn to the problem faced by the Tuticorin Thermal Power Plant. Counsel of the Tuticorin Thermal Power Plant submits that subject to drinking water needs being met fully, permission should be granted for supply of any surplus water. The Court has also been assured of the fact that there shall be no drawal of ground water.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter Environmental Safety Association Vs State of Haryana dated 10/01/2019 regarding M/s Classic Steel Industry near Kaalli Matta Mandir, old Chacharauli Road, near Gate of F.C.I. Godown behind Kakku Ki Kothi, Prem Nagar, Jagadhri District, Yamuna Nagar, Haryana, discharging sulphuric acid and nitric acid into public sewerage by putting pipe and polluting the underground water.

Order of the National in the matter of C. Janardana Reddy Vs Jio Reliance Company dated 09/01/2019 regarding illegal felling of trees in Kurnool District of Andhra Pradesh for laying underground Optic- Fibre line from Nannoor to Veldurthy Village by ‘JIO-Reliance’. A report submitted by the Divisional Forest Officer states that about 125 avenue trees of species such as Kanuga, Seematangedu, Peltofurum and Neem on the left side of the road were felled without any permission.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Residents of New Mandoli Phase-I Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi dated 09/01/2019 regarding pollution being caused by a factory having furnace of aluminum casting at Khasra No. 12/21/2, Main Road, New Mandoli, Phase-I, Delhi-110093, emitting lot of smoke which pollutes the air. The factory was earlier sealed but the same has again been started illegally.

The government of Germany’s Baden-Wuerttemberg state has lodged a damages claim worth millions of euros against the carmaker Volkswagen (VW).

In yet another push for easing the environmental clearance regime, the government has now standardised the conditions for infrastructure, construction projects such as airports, ports, ropeways and townships.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Dheeru Powergen Ltd.

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