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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Indian Council for Enviro-Legal Action Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others dated 27/02/2019 regarding brick kilns operating in Tansa Valley in Thane and Palgarh District of Maharashtra without any Environmental Clearance.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Punjab Dyers Association Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others dated 27/02/2019 regarding grant of subsidy for 50 MLD CETP project. NGT directs the Ministry of Environment and Forest to consider the project of the Applicant (Punjab Dyers Ass

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sandeep Mittal Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others dated 10/01/2019. Vide order dated 30.10.2018, the Tribunal had directed the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) to evolve an appropriate institutional mechanism to periodically monitor compliance of Environment Clearance conditions with a view to achieve the real purpose of conducting environment impact assessment and imposing requisite conditions to neutralize any adverse impact on the environment.

Order of the National Green Tribunal Sandeep Mittal Vs. Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change & Others dated 30/10/2018. Grievance in this application is against grant of Environment Clearance by the State Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA), Haryana on 12.12.2013 to construct a project in villages – Dhumaspur and Maidawas, District Gurgaon, Haryana on a plot area of 151804.3 square meters. Objection of the applicant is that the construction is on a fertile cultivable land. The project will also result in depletion of ground water level.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shibani Ghosh Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others dated 29/10/2018. This matter relates to air pollution being caused by Indian ships and ships entering the Indian territorial waters, the continental shelf and the exclusive economic zone.

One of the biggest challenges facing environmental law in India today is a weak implementation framework. Although laws, rules and regulations abound, compliance and enforcement are poor, with grave consequences for the environment and the rule of law.

Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MOEFCC), in its recent notification, has prohibited manufacture, trade, import as well as export of household and decorative paints containing lead or lead compounds in excess of 90 parts per million (ppm).

The industrial sector is a significant contributor of stack emissions in India, from localised sources such as brick kilns and diesel generator sets, to large centralised facilities such as coal fired thermal power plants and oil refineries.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pravesh Vs. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others dated 09/09/2016 regarding stone crushers operating unauthorisedly and illegally in the state of Uttar Pradesh. National Green Tribunal directs all illegal stone crushers to be shut down and not permitted to operate.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sandeep Kumar Vs. Ministry of Environment & Forest & Climate Change & Others dated 25/02/2016 regarding the issue of non-mechanised, mechanised and semi-mechanised mining in the river bed and/or beyond the river bed forming the part of the lease of mining.

Counsel appearing for the persons who are carrying on mining operation raises serious grievances that they are being subjected to huge financial losses despite the fact that they have been granted Environmental Clearance for their project.

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