Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gurwinder Singh Boparai Vs State of Punjab dated 16/01/2019 regarding dumping and burning of garbage taking place at Sultanpur Lodhi, District Kapurthala, Punjab. The Municipal Council, Sultanpur Lodhi is not taking the requisite steps for compliance of the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.

5 deaths reported; Mohali with 476 cases tops the chart

State Health Department team comes calling to the affected places as district tops cases

Two patients have died and a whopping 151 dengue positive cases have been reported in Kapurthala district since April.

The sand mafia has now started targeting common village ponds and is not even sparing private lands for illegal excavation of sand.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Vijay Kumar Vs. State of Punjab & Ors. dated 04/03/2014 regarding industries discharging directly or by use of borewells effluents into the underground water, District Kapurthala, Punjab and causing water pollution. The Tribunal noted that after the unit of the Project Proponent (Respondent No 5) was declared as green category, ten years of time was granted to shift which has not been done. Inasmuch as on the face of the record it is clear that in view of the fact that the respondent no.

After directions of the National Green Tribunal (NGT), the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has initiated a survey to identify polluting industrial units in Kapurthala’s Phagwara town.

The PPCB authorities swung into action after the NGT had, on January 22, issued directions to the board for conducting a comprehensive survey of Phagwara and identifying industrial units causing pollution.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vijay Kumar Vs State of Punjab & Ors. dated 02/12/2013 regarding water pollution in Phagwara, District, Kapurthala, Punjab.

Original Source: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/orderinpdf/230-2013(OA)_2Dec2013.pdf

Notwithstanding claims of the Punjab Government and the state Pollution Control Board (PPCB) that emphasis is being laid on ensuring clean and green environment in the state, the practice of discha

Poachers fish in the Beas, the Sutlej and other water bodies in the region while the authorities stand as mute spectators.