Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ashok Kisan Khatri & Others Vs Tata Powers Company Ltd. Tromboy & Others dated 27/02/2019 regarding validity of Environmental Clearance (EC) dated 08.05.2014 for modernization of existing Unit-6 (500 MW) of M/s. Tata Power Company Ltd. at Trombay Thermal Power Station at Mahul Road, District Chembur, Mumbai. By change of fuel from LSHS/LSFO to imported Coal. The power station is located in Chembur area in Mumbai. The main point raised for consideration is that Chembur is highly polluted and densely populated area.

As the city grapples with air pollution, Jyotsna Mehta, a Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) corporator from South Mumbai has moved a notice of motion to set up anti-pollution towers in the city to combat

The infrastructure that we are developing would be in danger if we continue this mindless development.

The court was hearing a petition filed by Awaaz Foundation and others, raising the issue of noise pollution during various religious festivals.

Not satisfied with CM Fadnavis’ promises, ryots to renew protest, walk from Nashik to Mumbai starting tomorrow.

These fine dust particles can easily enter the lungs causing health and breathing issues.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anil Tharthare Vs The Secretary, Envt. Dept. Govt. of Maharashtra & Others dated 11/02/2019 regarding expansion of of ‘Oriana Residential Project’ of village Bandra at Gandhinagar, Bandra East, Mumbai by M/s Resilience Realty Pvt. Ltd. This appeal was filed on 10.04.2014 and has been pending for the last about five years. Question for consideration is whether grant of EC to the expansion of the project by treating it as ‘amendment’ is in violation of EIA Notification, 2006.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Conservation Action Trust & Other Vs MoEF & CC & Others dated 08/02/2019 regarding change of fuel at the Trombay Thermal Power Station’s Unit 6. The change is from oil based to coal based.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Charudatt Koli Vs M/s. Sea Lord Containers Ltd. dated 05/02/2019 regarding air pollution in the outskirts of Mumbai affecting inhabitants of the area, particularly at villages Ambapada and Mahul since 2007 on account of business of logistic services storing oil, gas and chemical items as well as oil companies doing similar activities.

Continuous unabated dumping of construction and demolition waste along the lesser known 4.5 acres Lokhandwala lake is not only threatening this freshwater body but also the trees as well as importa

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