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/s. Minaar Industries (Hindustan Tannery Pvt. Ltd.) Vs. Central Pollution Control Board & Others dated 10/04/2017 regarding pollution caused by tanneries, Uttar Pradesh.

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.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M.C. Mehta Vs. Union of India & Others dated 22/11/2016 regarding tannery industries in Jajmau, Kanpur District, Uttar Pradesh. Counsel appearing for Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board has informed NGT that there are 400 tannery industries at Jajmau out of which 128 are lying closed as on 16th November, 2016 either under the orders of the Court, Tribunal or Pollution Control Board.

The World’s Worst Pollution Problems 2016: The Toxics Beneath Our Feet updates the top ten point-source polluting industries based on each source’s global burden of disease. Pollution and the diseases that it causes have become a massive and extremely costly global problem.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tajwar Hussain Ki Tannery (Euroasia Leather)Vs. State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 18/10/2016 regarding pollution caused by Tajwar Hussain Ki Tannery, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ranaji Stone Crusher & Others Vs. CPCB & Others dated 23/09/2016 regarding illegal running of stone crushing units in District Sharanpur, Uttar Pradesh and tannery located at Jajmau, Kanpur.

The Government of Bihar is committed for the inclusive economic development of the State. Though the state is primarily an agrarian state but contribution of secondary sector i.e. industries, in inclusive economic development of the state is of equal importance and therefore can't be ignored.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s. Kazi Leather (Huda Hide Agency) Vs. Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board dated 17/08/2016 regarding tanneries shut down for not being environment friendly, Uttar Pradesh.

Counsel appearing on behalf of UPPCB state before NGT that environment compliances have been made and the consent applications moved, and the same are pending decision. Tribunal directs UPPCB to consider their applications for grant of consent to operate and dispose of the same in accordance with law within four weeks.

KARACHI: Metallic pollution seems to have risen over the years as the highest concentrations of heavy metals in green mussels were observed in 2012, according to a study.

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