Report of the Monitoring Committee constituted by the National Green Tribunal order in O.A. No. 916 of 2018 in the matter of Sobha Singh & Others Vs State of Punjab & Others in the matter of compliance of Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 and O.A. No. 465 of 2019 in the matter of Kulwinder Singh Sandhu & Others Vs Ram Muruti & Others.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jagtar Singh Vs State of Punjab & Others dated 14/02/2020 regarding absence of adequate safeguards for preventing extraction of ground water for commercial purposes, including construction of buildings, in violation of regulatory regime laid down or expected to be laid down by the Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gagneshwar Singh Vs Ministry of Environment and Forest & Others dated 12/02/2020 regarding the auction of sand/gravel mining in violation of 'Sustainable Sand Mining Management Policy 2016' (SSMMP) issued by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) and directions of the High Court and the Tribunal.

A bill to provide for the management and regulation of water resources of the State for ensuring the judicious, equitable and sustainable utilization and management thereof, and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 13/01/2020 regarding steps to prevent air and water pollution.

The bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Deepak Gupta passed a series of directions to contain air and water pollution plaguing Delhi NCR. The directions include:

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vikram Ahuja Vs State of Punjab & Others dated 17/12/2019 regarding treatment of sewage and effluents in District Fazillka and adjoining Districts. According to the applicant, large scale discharge of untreated effluents was taking place in the drains resulting in contamination of ground water and affecting public health.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of pollution of rivers Satluj and Beas in Punjab, 12/12/2019. Main sources of pollution are discharge of untreated industrial effluents by industries, discharge of untreated municipal sewage as well as solid or other waste disposal either directly in the said rivers or in the drains or the tributaries of the said rivers.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 25/11/2019 regarding rising air pollution in Delhi NCR especially due to stubble burning and vehicular pollution.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Virendra Kumar Vs State of Punjab dated 20/11/2019 regarding illegal operation of brick kilns in Fazilka and Mukatsar Districts of Punjab.

Pending conversion of zig-zag technology, certain brick kilns were allowed to continue up to September 30, 2019 in areas other than non-attainment cities according to the report submitted by the Punjab State Pollution Control (PSPCB) and the District Magistrate, Fazilka.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Stubble burning in Haryana and Punjab,18/11/2019.

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