Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of In re: News Item Published in The Shillong Times Dated: 23.02.2022 titled “Poison flowing in Shillong’s rivers: Water quality index” dated 28/04/2022.

Judgment of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Farkul Islam Barbhuiya & Others Vs State of Meghalaya & Others dated 11/04/2022.

The matter pertains to rat hole mining in Meghalaya. The NGT directed the state of Meghalaya to ensure that rat hole mining is completely restrained and regular monitoring carried out by the Department of Mines and Geology and the police department.

Affidavit filed by the Meghalaya State Pollution Control Board on online effluent quality and emission monitoring systems (OEQEMS).

There are seventeen numbers of industrial units in the state falling under the category of highly polluting industries and are connected with the Online Effluent Quality and Emission Monitoring Systems (OEQEMS) - the data of which is displayed in the Meghalaya State Pollution Control Board's website portal. These 17 industries are running after having appropriate consents to operate (CTO) from the Meghalaya State Pollution Control Board.

The Mining and Geological Department of Meghalaya on March 24, 2022 has issued the Meghalaya Minerals (Prevention of Illegal Mining, Transportation and Storage) Rules, 2022.

Status report on behalf of the Meghalaya government in compliance with the National Green Tribunal (NGT) orders in the matter of Jitul Deka Vs Union of India & Others, 25/06/2021.

The matter deals with illegal mining of stones/boulders in Ri-Bhoi district, Meghalaya.

Order of the High Court of Meghalaya dated 23/06/2021 on making Covid-19 vaccination mandatory in the state, before he or she resumes their businesses.

The High Court directed that all shops/establishments/local taxis/auto-rickshaws/maxi cabs and buses should display prominently at a conspicuous place, a sign "vaccinated' in the event all employees and staff of the concerned shop/establishment are vaccinated.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Agnes Kharshing Vs State of Meghalaya dated 17/03/2021. Grievance in the application was against the illegal mining of coal by cement companies at East Jaintia Hills district, Meghalaya. Case set out in the application was that the cement plants in question were undertaking mining causing pollution to Lukha and Lunar rivers resulting in death of fishes.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Threat to life arising out of coal mining in south garo hills district Vs State of Meghalaya & Others dated 15/03/2021. The matter related to unscientific rat hole mining in Meghalaya and directions for preventive and remedial action.

In a move to encourage the adoption of electric vehicles, the Meghalaya government has announced Electric Vehicle Policy 2021. Its key goal, the policy document elucidates, intends to ensure 15 percent share for electric vehicles in the state by 2025.

Eighth report of the Committee appointed by the National Green Tribunal under the Chairmanship of Justice B. D. Agarwal submitted to the NGT on 15/01/2021.

The genesis of the constitution of the Committee, appointed by the NGT was based on news item reports of July 6, 2012 of thirty coal labourers trapped inside a coal mine at Nongalbibra in South Garo Hills district of Meghalaya. Fifteen of them died inside the coal mine.