Order of the High Court of Orissa at Cuttack in the matter of Mitra Bhanu Mohapatra & Others Vs Secretary, Road Transport & Highways Government of India & Others dated 09/07/2021.

A Public Interest Litigation was filed drawing attention to the pathetic condition of stretches of the National Highway 215/20 to an extent of 163 kms between Panikoili (starting point) in Jajpur district to Rimuli in Keonjhar district. In this stretch there are apparently three toll plazas at Hasanpur, Khantaghar and Banajodi at fairly short distance.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Amresh Singh Vs Union of India & Others dated 28/06/2021.

The issue for consideration is the remedial action against violation of environmental norms by National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) and its contractors - M/s Gammon India Limited (GIL), the Hindustan Construction Co. Ltd. (HCCL) and M/s Choudhary Power Project Pvt. Ltd. (CPPPL), sub-contractor of M/s GIL and M/s HCCL, in the course of four laning of National Highway from Udhampur to Banihal in Jammu and Kashmir.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of R. S. Virk Vs Central Pollution Control Board dated 03/12/2020. This application seeks remedial action to mitigate the impact of dust pollution arising out of dry sweeping of roads in metro cities. According to the applicant, dust pollution contributes to about 43% of the air pollution.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Society for Protection of Culture, Heritage, Environment, Traditions and Promotion of National Awareness Vs National Highway Authority of India & Others dated 03/12/2020.

Additional affidavit on behalf of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) in the matter of Society for Protection of Culture (Chetna) Vs National Highway Authority of India & Others dated 12/11/2020.

The NGT in its order June 18, 2020 directed the NHAI to file compliance affidavit to provide information for the last one year on the extent of encroachments and encroachments removed within India. The affidavit should include information regarding provision and maintenance of green belt on either side of highways and survival percentage of trees/saplings planted.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Manoj Arjun Golher & Others Vs The Collector and District Magistrate & Others dated 10/11/2020.

Report by the NGT Monitoring Committee (J&K) on the disposal of muck and debris during the four laning of National Highways-44 down the hill slopes and also into the Chenab river and other small rivulets, Jammu & Kashmir. The report was in compliance to the NGT order of March 20, 2020 in the matter of Amresh Singh Vs Union of India & Others.

Oder of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of News item published in "The Hindu" Authored by Ashok Kumar Titled "Overflowing sewage on National Highway-19 sparks safety concerns" dated 07/09/2020.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Amresh Singh Vs Union of India & Others dated 09/01/2020 regarding pollution in the course of four laning of National Highway from Udhampur to Banihal in Jammu and Kashmir by the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) through Gammon India Limited and the Hindustan Construction Co. Ltd.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sakharam Asaram Kale & Others Vs The Regional Officer, MPCB & Others dated 03/09/2019 regarding violation of the conditions of the Environmental Clearance (EC) by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), in respect of the work rehabilitation and up-gradation of existing 2 lane and 4 lane of Yedshi to Aurangabad section of NH- 211 from 100 Kms to 290 Kms in the state of Maharashtra.

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