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.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ashwini Kumar & Anr. Vs. Central Pollution Control Board & Others dated 01/06/2017 regarding discharge of untreated effluents from industries, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh. NGT directs that water quality test be also done at the point where the industries particularly the paper industries are located. The report with regard to the water in nala along these industries may also be submitted on the next date of hearing (16/06/2017).

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 02/05/2017 regarding ban on sales and use of furnace oil and pet-coke in Delhi NCR.

EPCA report submitted before the Supreme Court states that the state governments of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan have no objection if a ban is placed on the use of Furnace Oil and Pet Coke like in Delhi. It is also pointed out SO2, Nox and Sox standards have not been fixed for almost 35 industries.

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Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Chadha Papers Limited Vs Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board & Others dated 20/09/2016 regarding withdrawal of consent to operate for Chadha Papers Limited a waste paper industry by UPPCB for flouting pollution norms.

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Banks have financed companies responsible for rainforest destruction in Southeast Asia to the tune of billions of dollars, a study showed Tuesday, and called on lenders to stop "fuelling forest cri