Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Manoj Mishra Vs Union of India & Others dated 22/01/2020 regarding rejuvenation of River Yamuna.

Yamuna Monitoring Committee (YMC) has suggested entrusting the functions of management of all the drains in Delhi to a single agency, for that the NGT has asked for a response from the Chief Secretary, Delhi, DDA, DSIIDC, PWD, Irrigation and Flood Control Department, Cantonment Board, NDMC, South, East and North Delhi Municipal Corporations before February 18, 2020.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sukhwanti Vs State of Haryana & Others dated 21/01/2020 regarding waste water being discharged from the Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) at Barwala, into the land of the applicant and other adjoining lands, resulting in damage to the crops, contaminating groundwater, death of the livestock and loss of soil fertility.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Stench Grips Mansa’s Sacred Ghaggar River dated 17/01/2020 regarding steps for making Ghaggar river pollution free. The river originates in the State of Himachal Pradesh and ends in the State of Rajasthan. The river Ghaggar had turned into a polluted water body on account of discharge of effluents - industrial as well as municipal.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ajitsinh Bhurubha Vaghela & Inhabitants of several Villages of Kheda Taluka, Distt. Kheda Vs State of Gujarat dated 17/01/2020 regarding controlling untreated industrial effluents discharged in Kharicut Canal which is a tributary of Khari River in District Khera, Gujarat. Illegal bore-wells are said to have been dug without permission of the Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) affecting the water level. Sewage from STPs set up by Ahmadabad Municipal Corporation was overflowing into the river.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 13/01/2020 regarding steps to prevent air and water pollution.

The bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Deepak Gupta passed a series of directions to contain air and water pollution plaguing Delhi NCR. The directions include:

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of News item published in "The Hindu" Authored by Ashok Kumar titled "Overflowing sewage on National Highway-19 sparks safety concerns" dated 07/01/2020 regarding sewage from Seekri village in Faridabad District of Haryana over flowing on to the service road and on the stretch of Delhi – Agra Highway. It was further alleged that the flooded road hampers the movement of vehicles, emits foul smell, causes water borne diseases and accidents on the Highway.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of T.S. Singh Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 02/01/2020 regarding prevention of discharge of untreated sewage into Sai River at Pratapgarh in Uttar Pradesh.

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 Court on its own Motion Applicant Vs State of Karnataka dated 18/12/2019 regarding remedial action for restoration of Bellandur, Agara and Varthur lakes at Bangalore – preventing discharge and dumping of pollutants, removing encroachments from catchment area and other steps for restoration.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vikram Ahuja Vs State of Punjab & Others dated 17/12/2019 regarding treatment of sewage and effluents in District Fazillka and adjoining Districts. According to the applicant, large scale discharge of untreated effluents was taking place in the drains resulting in contamination of ground water and affecting public health.

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