Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jai Prakash Vs. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others dated 16/06/2017 regarding illegal sand mining with the unauthorized use of mechanical implements namely JCBs in the river bed of Yamuna in Khand No. 3, 4 and 5 of Village Daulatpur, Tehsil Bhognipur, District Kanpur Dehat, Uttar Pradesh.

KANPUR: Hundreds of fish have died in the historical Sher Shah Suri lake in Chakeri's Lal Bangla area of the city.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M.C. Mehta Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 11/04/2017 regarding cleaning and rejuvenating river Ganga.

In futherance to NGT Order of 30th March, 2017 senior officers from the Ministries, State of Uttar Pradesh and other stakeholders including Central Pollution Control Board held a meeting. Some of the decisions taken were

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M.C. Mehta Vs. Union of India & Others dated 30/03/2017 regarding cleaning and rejuvenation of river Ganga. After the meeting (11/04/2017) day-to-day hearing of the case would start from 17th April, 2017 till concluded.

कानपुर में रूठी गंगा, अब छोड़ती जा रहीं घाटकानपुर में रूठी गंगा, अब छोड़ती जा रहीं घाट
कई घाटों से तो 50 से 100 मीटर के बाद ही गंगाजल मिल पा रहा है, घाटों पर महज नालों का पानी ही बचा है।

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M.C. Mehta Vs. Union of India & Others dated 08/03/2017 regarding Ganga pollution. Additional Municipal Commissioner, Nagar Nigam Kanpur submitted before NGT as stated that there are 110 wards and 1669 colonies in Kanpur city. The slums and illegal colonies have not been provided with any sewer line. The sewer or other discharge from these colonies and from the houses which are not provided the septic tanks is released into drains which meets the Corporation’s drain and ultimately it goes to the river Ganga.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s. Swan Tanning Industries Vs. Central Pollution Control Board & Others dated 11/01/2017 regarding pollution caused by M/s. Swan Tanning Industries, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.

The joint inspection report dated 11th January, 2017 filed before NGT states that the unit does not have authorization for dealing with the hazardous waste, under the relevant rule. It was also found that the effluent discharged by the unit violated the prescribed parameters of Chromium.

Cleaning the holy Ganges is no simple task and has been the objective of many activists, environmentalists and politicians, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Taking serious note of flow of tanneries discharge into Ganga, the Pollution Control Board (PCB) has written a letter to general manager, pollution control unit of Jal Nigam in this regard.

KANPUR: Taking a tough stand against pollution control authorities of UP regarding discharge of effluents from tanneries in Jajmau in Kanpur, a bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT), headed by

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