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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.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rashid Ali Warsi Vs. UPSIDC Ltd. & Ors. dated 29/05/2017 regarding industrial pollution caused by lack of functional CETP, Loni, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. NGT notes that the CETP which is the responsibility of UPSIDC is still non-functioning. NGT grants UPSIDC one week's time to make the CETP functional.

The National Green Tribunal has slapped a fine of Rs 1.5 lakh on Uttar Pradesh-based industrial unit after its chemical factory was shut down following a gas leak a year ago.

Western Cape businesses must do everything possible to save water and reduce consumption, the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry said on Wednesday.

Efforts by the African Development Bank (AfDB) to upgrade Africa’s agriculture sector is yielding good results with about 5.6 million people benefiting from the Bank’s interventions in the past year.

Companies' disclosure of risks to their business from climate change could become mandatory in a few years as investor pressure gathers pace, climate finance experts said on Tuesday.

Dakar, 23-24 May 2017 (IDEP) - As part of IDEP's policy dialogue series, a high-level roundtable on green industry, gathering Senegalese leaders, experts in industry, environment, energy, agricultu

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sarav Shikshit Evam Vs. State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 23/05/2017 regarding air and water pollution and consequent health hazards around the premises of Associate Cement Company Ltd., Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh. The Chief Medical Officer assures that he will take all possible steps to ensure treatment of the people who have suffered from the pulmonary, skin, ENT and other diseases.

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.

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