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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sandeep Kumar Singh Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 14/02/2019 regarding illegal sand mining in rivers Kane, Yamuna, Bangey in Banda district, Uttar Pradesh. The mining is allegedly being done without the Environment Clearance by splitting the lease area to avoid the regulatory regime. 50 hectares area has been spilt up to less than 25 hectares.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Polluted stretches of the rivers, 11/02/2019. The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in association with the State Pollution Control Boards (SPCBs)/Pollution Control Committees (PCCs) monitors the water quality of rivers across the country through a network of monitoring stations under the National Water Quality Monitoring Programme.

The Bombay High Court on Thursday suggested to the state government that it lay out an interim policy to protect rivers in Maharashtra till the Centre comes up with a river regulation policy that w

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ranjit Kumar Dora Vs District Collector Jajpur & Others dated 28/01/2019 regarding illegal sand mining in the Brahmani river in Dharmasala Tehsil, Jajpur District, Odisha. It is contended that there is rampant use of excavators while permission has been granted only for manual mining. There is excess mining and mining beyond the designated area. Depth of the sand mining has exceeded the permissible limits of 3 mtr resulting in the ground water level in the villages in the vicinity of the river.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s. DLF Ltd. Bangalore Vs The Chairman, KSPCB & Others dated 25/01/2019 regarding grant of consent to establish to DLF for a housing colony on the banks of Arkavati River near Tippagondanahalli Water Reservoir, Bangalore, Karnataka.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Birendra Kumar Pegwal Vs State of Uttarakhand dated 24/01/2019 regarding illegal mining along Song River, Suswa River and Jakhan River at Doiwala, District Dehradun, Uttarakhand. The report submitted by a Joint Committee of State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) and the District Collector, Dehradun shows that mining is being carried out through two Government agencies i.e. Uttarakhand Forest Development Corporation (UFDC) and Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam Limited (GMVN). However, the said two agencies have further hired contractors.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jammula Choudharaiah & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 21/01/2019 regarding the construction activities undertaken by the State of Andhra Pradesh by way of Purushothapatnam Lift Irrigation Scheme without Environmental Clearance. The project is located at the Akhanda Godavari Left Bank at Km 40.800 near Purushothapatnam Village in Seethanagaram(M), East Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh which involves diversion of flow of River Godavari to Yeluru River.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Chandan Sinha Vs State of Jharkhand dated 16/01/2019 regarding encroachment of River Usri, Giridih in district Ramgarh, Jharkhand and also there is illegal sand mining. The bridge has given way.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sunil Rawat Vs State of Uttarakhand dated 15/01/2019 regarding illegal construction within 100 mtrs. of Chandrabhaga river at Rishikesh, Uttarakhand.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sudarsan Das Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 10/01/2019 regarding illegal sand mining on the banks of river Subarnarekha on borders of West Bengal and Odisha.

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