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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Bihar Cement Plant Vs. Bihar State Pollution Control Board & Ors. dated 15/03/2017 regarding pollution caused by Bihar Cement Plant. A Joint Inspection Report filed by the Committee recommended that the unit could be permitted to operate, as required anti-pollution devices have been installed and measures have been taken.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Dr. Shailendra Kumar Modi Vs. Bhopal Sahkari Dugdh Sangh Maryadit & Others dated 14/03/2017 regarding pollution of both air and water being caused by the plant of Bhopal Sahkari Dugdh Sangh Maryadit at Habibganj Railway Station, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) regarding Environment Clearance to M/s Proctor and Gamble Home Product Ltd., Madhya Pradesh, 14/03/2017.

Counsel for the MoEF submits that term of EAC having expired matter could not be taken up for consideration and that new EAC is under the process of constitution. In the light of the above,

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Hanuman T. Rakte & Others Vs. Aurangabad Distillery Ltd. & Others dated 14/03/2017 regarding pollution caused by M/s Aurangabad Distillery Pvt Ltd., Pune, Maharashtra. Affidavit filed by Regional Officer, MPCB, Pune, who visited the site and collected samples for water analysis from dug well and tube well located in the vicinity of M/s Aurangabad Distillery Pvt Ltd, reveals that water samples taken from the dug well of the Applicant had pale brownish colour.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Discharge of Sewage into Ganga River, 09/03/2017. As per data available from Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the total sewage generation in Ganga basin states from all the Class-I and Class-II cities is 11386.60 Million Liters per Day (MLD).

According to the Delhi Government, the economy of the national Capital is booming with the Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) estimated to grow at 12.76 per cent in 2016-17. It claimed that the advance estimate of Delhi at current prices during 2016-17 is likely to attain level of Rs 6,22,385 crore. However, in terms of constant prices, which does not take inflation into account, the economy growth rate saw a decline from 8.82 per cent in 2015-16 to 8.26 per cent in 2016-17 as per advance estimates

Prepared on behalf of Champions 12.3, The Business Case for Reducing Food Loss and Waste analyzes the financial impacts of historical food loss and waste reduction efforts conducted by a country, a city, and numerous companies. The results show that the financial benefits of taking action often significantly outweighed the costs.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of A.B. Infrabuild Pvt. Ltd. V/s Union of India & Ors. dated 06/03/2017 regarding the ready mix concrete plant at Survey No.137/1, Village Chene, Taluka and District Thane, Maharashtra. It is revealed before the Court that the entire Village Chene has been declared ‘Eco-Sensitive Zone’ of Sanjay Gandhi National Park vide Notification dated 5th December, 2016.

The Tamirabarani river is a part of the ecological and cultural landscape, and traditions of the people of Tamil Nadu. Unfortunately, public resources like the river water are sold at throwaway prices to corporations, who in turn resell the water either in the form of packaged drinking water or as aerated beverages. The political economy of the river and the state’s industrial plans, require radical rethinking.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sona Bricks Maker Vs Joydeep Mukherjee & Others dated 02/03/2017 regarding brick kilns in Purba Medinipur (West Bengal) functioning without consent to operate. NGT directs the brick kilns to be closed until the consents to operate are granted by the State PCB.

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