Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Akash Vashishtha Vs Union of India & Others dated 20/12/2019 regarding illegal construction of a road on the river bed of Yamuna in Vrindavan, Mathura between Shringarvat and Keshi Ghat and other illegal constructions including multistoried buildings which have come up on the active floodplains and riverbed of the Yamuna in the town of Vrindavan.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 18/12/2019 regarding review of progress of compliance of directions of the NGT to prevent and remedy pollution of river Ganga in the light of orders of Supreme Court passed in October 2014 and January 2017.

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.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Polluted Rivers, 12/12/2019. Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in association with the State Pollution Control Boards (SPCBs)/ Pollution Control Committees (PCCs) monitors the water quality of rivers on a regular basis across the country through a network of monitoring stations.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Action Plan to Check Water Pollution, 12/12/2019.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gram Panchayat ARABA Vs State of Rajasthan & Others dated 11/12/2019 regarding Jojari river pollution, Jodhpur, Rajasthan. Counsel for Central Ground Water Board submits that they have by now inspected around 1000 units out of which 42 units were found illegally extracting ground water and the same has been sealed.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ramdevbhai Samatbhai Sanjva Vs State of Gujarat & Others dated 06/12/2019 regarding pollution of river Bhadar near Ahmedabad.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mohammed Nayeem Pasha & Others Vs The State of Telangana & Others dated 06/12/2019 regarding remedial action against pollution of river Musi at Hyderabad, Telangana which is reported to be contaminated due to industrial and domestic sewage discharged into the river or into the drains connected thereto. The industries in the catchment areas are bulk drug and pharmaceutical units.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of News item published in "The Hindu" authored by Shri Jacob Koshy Titled "More river stretches are now critically polluted: CPCB" dated 06/12/2019 regarding remedial action for 351 polluted river stretches in India. 
 

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Prevention of River Pollution, 05/12/2019. As per latest report of CPCB, 351 polluted river stretches have been identified on 323 rivers based on the value of Bio-chemical Oxygen Demand (BOD).

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