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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Bishnu Prasad Mishro Vs The State of Odisha & Others dated 10/02/2020 regarding brick-kiln units operating in the Ganjam District of Odisha violating the provisions of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 and the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Udit Jagat Vs Union of India & Others dated 27/01/2020 regarding consent to operate granted by the Odisha State Pollution Control Board to coal tar distillation unit without Environmental Clearance.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ganeswar Singh & State of Odisha dated 09/01/2020 regarding illegal sand mining, District Mayurbhanj, Odisha.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kalinga Nagar Paribesh Surakhya Samiti Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 06/01/2020 regarding construction of a logistics hub on forest land by SAIZER Ltd. in Dasamania Mouza in Manitira RI Circle, Jajpur, Odisha without approval under Forest Conservation Act 1980.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kalpana Mallik Vs Aditya Prasad Padhi & Others dated 16/12/2019 regarding illegal construction in the flood plains of River Kapali at Nalanga, District Bhadrak, Odisha. Report submitted by the District Magistrate, Bhadrak and the Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) states that the alleged building is not in the notified buffer/green zone and the building will not cause any disturbance to the water body or the river bed.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Mrinalini Padhi Vs Union of India & Others dated 04/11/2019 management of Jagannath temple, Puri, Odisha.

The SC on November 4 directed the government of Odisha to frame a plan, with support from the Jagannath temple administration for providing shelter and other facilities to people visiting the shrine.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Banarasi Meher Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 30/10/2019 on whether the out still liquor manufacturing units fall within the 'green' category or the "orange' category of the categorization of industries worked out by the Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kalinga Nagar Paribesh Surakhya Samiti Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 09/10/2019.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Common Cause Vs Union of India & Others dated 04/10/2019 regarding grant of permission to M/s. Essel Mining to resume mining in Odisha, since they have paid the entire amount of penalty and interest as per the order of the SC. Further, the mineral-based industry has also got all clearances. The case related to violation of Mineral Concession Rule 1960 and Mines and Mineral (Development and Regulation) Act 1957.

With the aim to improve sanitation facility in rural areas, the state government has drafted Rural Sanitation Policy to make every village ‘Swachh and Sustha’ (clean and healthy). The Panchyati Raj and Drinking Water Department has drafted the policy.

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