Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sarang Yadwadkar & Others Vs Pune Municipal Corporation & Others dated 23/07/2019. Rampant dumping of construction materials on the flood plains of the rivers flowing though Pune and Pimpri Chinchawad cities, Maharashtra more particularly the Mula-Mutha river came up before the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on July 23, 2019. The other allegation was of obstruction caused to the rivers causing diversion of its flow.

The project aims to create baseline data about the local biodiversity and conduct an ecological survey by consulting experts in the biodiversity field.

According to health authorities, the number of cases has come down from 2017, when 6,390 suspected cases of dengue were registered.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vikas Arun Bhor Vs Maharashtra Pollution Control Board & Others dated 22/05/2019 regarding discharge of hazardous chemical waste water in the open spaces around the industry - K2 Metals Private Limited and also storing of hazardous waste in unscientific manner. Due to percolation of this waste and hazardous waste in the ground, the well water of the applicant - Vikas Arun Bhor was getting polluted to such an extent as to result in infertility of soil and non-use of well water.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Federation of River Residency Cooperative Housing Society Vs Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation & Others dated 22/05/2019 regarding construction of Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) by the Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC), Pune in the prohibited zone i.e. blue line zone of Indrayani River.

District Collector Naval Kishore Ram on Wednesday said over 200 tankers are being used to provide water to these villages but the number of tankers is expected to rise.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s. Deccan Explotech Pvt. Ltd. Vs Ministry of Environment and Forest & Climate Change & Others dated 08/05/2019 regarding illegal running of stone crushing and mining unit in village Yewat, Taluka Daund, District Pune, Maharashtra. It is alleged that requisite clearances have not been obtained and pollution norms are not being followed causing both air and water pollution in the area affecting adversely the environment, health of the people as well as wildlife.

Pune: In just 10 days, between April 20 and 30, the swine flu death toll in the state went up by 25.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ashish Rohidas Shinde & Others Vs Lonavala Municipal Council & Others dated 27/02/2019 regarding construction within the impermissible area of the bank of river Indrayani, Lonavla, Maharashtra. Also disposal of the soil on banks of the river.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Janardan Kundalikrao Pharande & Others Vs Ministry of Environment & Forests & Others dated 20/02/2019.

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