Fifth report of the Yamuna Monitoring Committee for the rejuvenation of the river Yamuna and abatement of pollution in Original Application No. 6/2012 in the matter of Manoj Mishra Vs Union of India & Others.

Order of the Madras High Court (Suo Motu W.P. (MD) No. 17508 of 2020 regarding Amaravathi river pollution dated 02/12/2020.

The matter dealt with discharge of untreated effluents from the dyeing units and other companies into the river Amaravathi - polluting the entire river.

Justice N. Kirubakaran and Justice B. Pugalendhi noted that throughout the country, the industries were polluting the water bodies by letting in untreated industrial effluents. Many of the water bodies were completely polluted and they have become sewage channels.

Updated report of Oversight Committee in compliance of National Green Tribunal order passed in Original Application No. 324/2016.

Affidavit in reply by the Khadakwasal Irrigation Division in the matter of Harmony Cooperative Housing Society & Others Vs The Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation & Others dated 18/11/2020.

The matter relates to the construction of a cremation facility at Ravet, Pune in the Pavana river basin area without obtaining the approval of the statutory authorities.

Response to the inspection report filed by the Joint Committee in the matter of Praveen Kumar Singh Vs Damodar Valley Corporation & Others. The matter relates to leak of furnace oil in the premises of the Chandrapura Thermal Power Station (CTPs), operated by the Damodar Valley Corporation, which the applicant says affected the Damodar river, its tributaries and adjoining areas. The report says that the Committee has incorrect information about the date of the incident, which happened on October 13, 2019 and not October 15, 2019.

Compliance report by the Joint Committee of Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) of the order passed by the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Original Application No. 616/2019 (Ramdevbhai Samatbhai Sanjva Vs State of Gujarat & Others) related to pollution in river Bhadar due to discharges from textile units in Jetpur, Gujarat.

Affidavit by M/s Amul Satellite Dairy Pvt Ltd, Pune in the Original Application No. 161/2020 dated 04/11/2020. The matter related to discharge of waste or effluent in river Bhima, village Chandoli, Ambegaon Taluka of Pune district, Maharashtra.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. Kiran Ramdas Kamble & Others Vs State of Maharashtra dated 28/10/2020. The issue for consideration is remedial action against discharge of untreated sewage into the river Trimbakeshwar, district Nasik.

Affidavit filed by the Amballoor Grama Panchayat in the matter of Manakunnam village Padashekara Samrakshana Samithy Vs Thripunithura Municipality & Others (Application No. 237 of 2017) dated 23/10/2020.

Joint Committee report submitted to the National Green Tribunal in response to the NGT order of July 15, 2020 in Original Application No. 191 of 2015 filed by S. P. Muthuraman. The matter related to illegal sand mining on the banks of Thamirabarani river and discharge of illegal trade effluents into the river by the nearby industries and workshops. The pollution was also caused on account of discharge of untreated sewage into the river.

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