Field trial of a patented fluoride removal method, based on precipitation–adsorption, has been carried out in some villages of Assam, North East India, with groundwater sources containing 1.8–20 mg/l initial [F– ] at small community (220 l) and household (15 l) levels.

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 17/01/2020 regarding unscientific rat hole mining in the state of Meghalaya - for preventive and remedial action. The committee appointed for the purpose submitted its 6th Interim Report dated December 3, 2019.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Centre for Environment Protection Vs Union of India & Others dated 30/10/2019 regarding Chalfilh Tourist Destination Phase I & II, Mizoram.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jorjo Tana Tara Vs Union of India & Others dated 30/08/2019 regarding indiscriminate felling of trees in reserved forest area which is part of Papum Reserved Forest, and part of Pakke Tiger Reserve in Arunachal Pradesh. Even though the government authorities were aware of the fact, no effective action was taken. Such large scale felling can create man-animal conflict threatening the survival of tigers in the area. The forests are also sites for hornbill breeding and nesting.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Aabhijeet Sharma Vs Union of India & Others dated 31/07/2019. The applications seek reconstitution of the Committee constituted by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) in pursuance of order of the Tribunal dated 16.10.2017 for Subansiri Lower Hydro Electric Project (SLHEP).

Background of the Case:

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of State of Meghalaya Vs All Dimasa Students Union & Others dated 03/07/2019 regarding unregulated coal mining in the tribal areas of Meghalaya, which has resulted in not only loss of lives but damage to the environment of the area.

The following directions were passed by the SC: 

In 2000, the central government declared Northeast India as India‟s hydropower hub. Over 165 large dam projects were proposed to come up in the region. However, nearly two decades on, this proposal to regulate the region‟s water resources for its development remains unimplemented.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Compliance of Municipal Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 (State of Tripura) dated 07/05/2019 regarding status of compliance of orders of this Tribunal on the subject of solid waste management and allied issues.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 12/04/2019 regarding illegal mining in Kaziranga National Park (KNP), Assam.

Analysis of iron slag, iron ore and soils of termite nest traditionally utilized in iron forging was conducted in Wui village, Nagaland, India using various techniques. The present study helps in understanding and identifying various chemical properties/compositions, mineralogical qualities and quantities of iron content along with oth

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