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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Behari Lal Chaturvedi Vs Ministry of Jal Shakti & Others dated 10/12/2021.

Grievance in the application is against alleged encroachment of Yamuna floodplain by Yamuna Mission, Mathura. It is stated that though ostensibly acting to preserve and clean river Yamuna and undertaking plantation drive, in the garb of such activities, Yamuna floodplain is being encroached. The applicant has filed photographs showing construction on the ghats and copies of complaints made to the authorities.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shailaja Deshpande Vs State of Maharashtra dated 10/11/2021.

Grievance in the application is against violation of environment norms in the course of construction of a bridge at the confluence of Mula and Ramnadi at Pune.

Water pollution caused by microplastics generated from land-based sources (e.g.

In many regions, the availability of water in both quantity and quality is being severely affected by climate change, with more or less precipitation in different regions and more extreme weather events. Thus, water resource management plays an important role.

Central Ground Water Board, North Western Region, Chandigarh has established Ground Water Observation Wells (GWOW) in Haryana State for monitoring the water levels.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sainik Food Pvt. Ltd. Vs State of Madhya Pradesh & Others dated 17/08/2021.

The matter related to illegal mining activities going on in water channels/submerged area of Narmada river in gram Chipaner, district Sehore, Madhya Pradesh. Heavy machines and suction pumps are being used causing salinity intrusion into the rivers, damaging riverine ecoystems and severely affecting the ecological equilibrium of the river.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Amandeep Vs State of Himachal Pradesh dated 30/07/2021.

Grievance in the application is against illegal mining at Som Bhadra river (Swan river) in district Una of Himachal Pradesh.

The NGT directed the Chief Secretary and D.G.P., Himachal Pradesh to hold their in-house brainstorming on the subject with all concerned departments/authorities and set their house in order to uphold the law instead of private interests of law violators, the order, July 30, 2021 said.

Writ Petition filed by Andhra Pradesh before the Supreme Court over sharing of Krishna river water with Telangana.

The petition stated that Telangana was refusing to follow the decisions taken under the Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act, 2014 and was also responsible for violating Bachwat Award of May 31, 1976. In the case Srisailam Dam project, the reservoir’s quantity has seriously depleted on account of use of water therefrom for generation of power in Telangana and this fact has been established from the daily readings submitted by authorities of that Dam.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Harminder Singh & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 02/07/2021.

The matter is related to Omaxe Ltd and Omaxe Chandigarh Extension Developers Pvt. Ltd. setting up a residential complex project called ‘The Lake’ obstructing the natural flow of river Siswan by filling up and closing a part of it in village Bharoujian and diverting it to another place nearby in village Kansala, sub tehsil Majri, district SAS Nagar, Mohali.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Arti Sharma Vs State of Jammu & Kashmir & Others dated 30/06/2021.