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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. Bharat Jhunjhunwala & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 08/10/2021.

The Appeal has been preferred against Environment Clearance (EC), August 26, 2021 granted by MoEF&CC to the Vishnugad-Pipalkoti Hydro-Electric Project of 444 MW in an area of 141.568 ha by M/s THDC India Limited located at Village Haat, Tehsil Joshimath, District Chamoli, Uttarakhand.

Written submission by Yelahanka Puttenahalli Lake and Bird Conservation Trust in appeal no. 14 of 2020.

The matter related to environmental clearance granted to gas based combined cycle power plant. The project site is located in the vicinity of Puttenahalli lake, Bengaluru north taluk, Yelahanka Hobli and the lake is part of Yelamallappa Chetty series of lakes in Bengaluru. The Puttenahalli lake is declared as a 'Bird Conservation Reserve' under section 36-A of the Wildlife Act 1972 by the government of Karnataka, April 29, 2015.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Bharat Jhunjhunwala & Others Vs Inland Waterways Authority & Others dated 02/09/2021.

Reply affidavit filed on behalf of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in the matter of Pentapati Pullarao Vs Union of India & Others, 31/08/2021.

The report said that M/s Indira Sagar (Polavaram) multipurpose project, is an irrigation project located in West Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh and obtained Environmental Clearance, October 25, 2005 and modified, March 9, 2009. The Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB) issued Consent to Establish (CTE) to the project, October 18, 2005.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Society for Protecting Ophiofauna and Animal Rights (OPORS) Vs State of West Bengal & Others with Biswajit Mukherjee & Others dated 12/08/2021.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of W. Edwin Wilson Vs Union of India & Others dated 12/08/2021.

The matter related to use of PVC and chlorinated plastics for banners/hoardings used during elections.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Society for Protection Ophiofauna and Animal Rights (OPORS) Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 15/07/2021.

The matter related to felling of trees in the forest area of the Bichabhanga on the periphery of Gorumara National Park for construction of an over-bridge.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of In re: News item published in The Hindu, dated 29.05.2021 titled “Night, early morning trains cause most elephant deaths” dated 08/07/2021.

The NGT directed the Central Monitoring Committee constituted by Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) dealing with the project ‘Elephant’ to look into the issue raised in the media report in coordination with the railway authorities, the Wildlife Institute of India and the states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Friends through its General Secretary Vs Ministry of Water Resources dated 29/06/2021.

The matter dealt with the permissibility of use of reverse osmosis (RO) system where total dissolved solids (TDS) level is below a particular threshold and where RO system destroys minerals rendering use of RO treated water harmful for human health. Further question dealt with was the undue wastage of water rejected in the process.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Say Earth Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/06/2021.

Grievance in the application is against Notification dated May 21, 2020 issued by the MoEF&CC under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986, permitting the use of coal with ash content higher than permitted earlier, to the detriment of the environment.

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