Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tribunal on its own motion-SUO MOTU Initiated proceedings based on the news item published in Dinamalar Tamil Newspaper, Chennai Edition dated 06.08.2020 under the caption “ Will Perumbakkam Lake become tourist spot?” Vs Public Works Department & Others dated 15/02/2021.

The matter related to dumping of garbage and sewage pollution affecting Perumbakkam lake.

Affidavit filed by the Mulanthuruthy Grama Panchayat, Ernakulam district, Kerala on pollution of Konothupuzha river which branches out as a tributary of the Thripunithura-Chambakkara Canal and joins the Vembanad lake. The Konothupuzha river traverses through a short distance of the Mulathuruthy Grama Panchayat.

Report of the Joint Committee constituted by the National Green Tribunal (SZ) vide order of November 23, 2020 in Original Application No. 246 of 2020.

Inspection report of Joint Committee in Original Application 54/2020 in the matter of Ambattur lake pollution in Ambattur taluk of Thiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu.

The National Green Tribunal, Southern Zone, Chennai had directed a Joint Committee to look into the matter and submit a report on the removal of encroachment and steps taken to prevent discharge of untreated sewage into the lake and save the lake from pollution.

Counter affidavit filed by the Department of Environment, Tamil Nadu dated 12/01/2021.

The matter dealt with allegations of raw sewage encroachments in Korattur, Ambathur, Madhavaram, Peerknkaranai and Adambakkam lakes.

Updated report of Oversight Committee in compliance to the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order passed in Original Application No. 116/2014 in the matter of Meera Shukla Vs Municipal Corporation, Gorakhpur & Others - regarding remedial action for contamination of water bodies and groundwater specially Ramgarh lake, Ami river, Rapti river and Rohani river in and around district Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of R. P. Singhal Vs Govt. of Delhi NCT & Others dated 03/12/2020.

Grievance in this application is that Sanjay Lake and Sanjay Lake Park near Mayur Vihar, Delhi are being polluted for which the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and Delhi Tourism and Transport Development Corporation (DTTDC) have to take necessary steps. Concretization around the trees is taking place in violation of orders of this Tribunal. The applicant has made a representation for the purpose but the same has not been acted upon.

6th periodical report of Telangana State Pollution Control Board (TSPCB) regarding Patancheru pollution dated 24/11/2020. The TSPCB stated that as per the directions of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), all the 17 categories of highly polluting industries were directed to install Online Pollution Monitoring Systems for their ETPs and the data to be connected to TSPCB and CPCB servers.

All the effluent carrying tankers were enforced to have GPS tracking devices and are connected to SPCBs GPS tracking system to avoid illegal dumping.

Report filed on behalf of the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board in application No. 224 of 2017. The matter related to dumping of biomedical waste at Puzhal lake.

Compliance affidavit by the District Collector, Sindhudurg in the matter of Dr. Harishchandra Purshottam Natu & Others Vs The Executive Engineer, Irrigation Department, Sindhudurg & Others dated 23/10/2020.

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