Objection to the report of the Gujarat Pollution Control Board by the applicant, Aditya Singh Chauhan on industries polluting Sabarmati river.

The report points out that there are 672 industries in the area who are members of common effluent treatment plant (CETP), Ahmedabad Hand Screen Printing Association (AHSPA), but the report deals with only 55 industries. The zero liquid discharge (ZLD) units in the area as given by Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) was 55 units only - whereas to the best of knowledge of the applicant total ZLD units in the area is more than 200.

Joint Committee report with respect to compliance of the National Green Tribunal order in Original Application 399/2021 in the matter of Ashvinbhai Dayabhai Patel & Others Vs State of Gujarat.

The matter related to water pollution in river Sabarmati. The complaint was regarding dumping of dead animals, human excretions and industrial chemical waste as well as biomedical waste sewage water in river Sabarmati through storm rain water drain (Naroda to Hansol).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ashwinbhai Dayabhai Patel & Others Vs State of Gujarat dated 24/01/2022.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dedharota Grampanchayat Vs Member Secretary, SLEIAA, Gujarat & Others dated 11/06/2021. An application was filed against the grant of Environmental Clearance (EC) by the SEIAA, Gujarat in March 15, 20217 for a bauxite mine in village Dedhrota, tehsil Himmatnagar, district Sabarkantha, Gujarat.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Aditya Singh Chauhan Vs State of Gujarat dated 06/02/2020 regarding discharge of untreated effluents into Sabarmati river from the CETP, Narol, Ahmedabad. The discharge was adversely affecting the environment and the inhabitants. The CETP is operated by M/s Narol Textile Infrastructure and Enviro Management. Report submitted by the Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) acknowledged that the CETP was not meeting the parameters, causing pollution of Sabarmati river.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Aryavart Foundation Vs M/s. The Green Environment Services Co. Op. Society Ltd. (CETP) & Others dated 08/05/2019 regarding Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) located at Vatva near Sabarmati run by the M/s The Green Environment Co. Op. Society Ltd., not being operated as required in terms of the obligations cast upon it in the consolidated Consent and Authorization order.

Addressing mediapersons, Paryavaran Suraksha Samiti’s Rohit Prajapati said that the apex court on February 22, 2017 ordered that effluents and sewage must be treated before being discharged into th

Extensive erosion of high tidal mudflat along the northern parts of Gulf of Khambhat (GoK) was observed from the analysis of time series satellite images during the time period from March 2014 to September 2017. Around 28.66 sq. km area of high tidal mudflat eroded within this time period.

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The present work is mainly focused on the Geotechnical properties of the areas in Gandhinagar district. The recent growth which is associated with urbanization in Gandhinagar -Ahmedabad Township calls for appropriate geotechnical investigations of soils of the area. Representative soil samples were collected from the Sabarmati River bed near Gandhinagar area and were investigated as per Indian standard for their index properties with a view to classifying for their use in infrastructural development.

AHMEDABAD: A team of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation's health department rushed to Ghodasar lake on Sunday after receiving reports of the death of a large quantity of fish because of depleted oxyge