Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), one of the world’s largest paper companies, is mired in more than one hundred active conflicts over land rights with rural communities across the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Borneo, resisting repeated demands from activists to be transparent about progress made towards settling its disputes, a new study has fou

Order of the National Green Tribunl in the matter of Ram Sharan Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 17/09/2019 regarding pollution caused by M/s. J. B. Daruka Paper Limited, District Sitapur, Uttar Pradesh resulting in death of animals in the area. Following a joint report from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) which showed deficiencies, the Tribunal directed that further action be taken and compensation assessed and recovered. An interim compensation of Rs. 10 lakhs was directed to be recovered from the unit.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ram Sharan Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 05/07/2019 regarding pollution caused by M/s. J. B. Daruka Paper Limited, District Sitapur, Uttar Pradesh resulting in death of animals in the area.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Adil Ansari Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 26/03/2019 regarding illegal drawal of ground water by Genus Paper and Board Agwanpur, District Muradabad, Uttar Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Residents of Saila Khurd, Raniala Vs State of Punjab dated 14/03/2019. The issue for consideration is the pollution caused by Kuantum Paper Mill adversely affecting the inhabitants of Saila Khurd, Raniala, Saila Kalan, Jassoval, Majari, Paddi Khusi and Pensara village, District Hoshiarpur, Punjab, by discharging polluted air and water.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Residents of Saila Khurd, Raniala Vs State of Punjab dated 19/12/2018 regarding pollution being caused by Kuantum Paper Mill, affecting inhabitants of Saila Khurd, Raniala, Saila Kalan, Jassoval, Majari, Paddi Khusi and Pensara village, District Hoshiarpur, Punjab, by the discharge of polluted air and water.

The business of paper manufacturing has been an environmentalist’s nightmare. CSE had rated this industry's performance twice (in 1999 and 2004) and found them wanting on many counts. We continue to track India’s large scale pulp and paper industry.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gauri Maulekhi Vs. Union of India & Others dated 15/01/2018 regarding ground water pollution caused by M/s. Century Pulp & Paper Mill, Ghanshyamdham, Lalkua, Uttarakhand.

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Asia Pacific Resources International Ltd (APRIL) can resume forestry operations at its Indonesian pulp and paper subsidiary, government officials said on Tuesday, amid a dispute

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Khatima Fibres Ltd. Vs. Uttarakhand Environment Protection and Pollution Control Board & Others dated 11/07/2017 regarding pollution caused by Khatima Fibres Ltd., Udham Singh Nagar District, Uttarakhand.

NGT directs that Khatima Fibres Ltd. shall bring its TSS (Total Suspended Solid) value as close as possible to 30 mg/l and would also ensure that their effluent from the outlet of the ETP is recycled to the extent it is possible but in any case not more than 25% of the effluent shall be discharged into the drain.

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