The order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ranjeet Singh Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 15/10/2019 regarding pollution by a sugar mill in Dhadha, District Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh in violation of environmental norms. The unit is emitting smoke and discharging polluting effluents affecting public health, health of animals, underground water as well as soil of the area.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sukhwanti Vs State of Haryana & Others dated 18/09/2019 regarding a sewage treatment plant (STP) at Barwala, Haryana discharging untreated water into 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 Manoj Mishra Vs Union of India & Others dated 11/09/2019 regarding control of pollution and rejuvenation of River Yamuna in Delhi.

History of the Case: 

The matter has been taken up to review the progress in execution of directions in the judgement of the Tribunal dated January 13, 2015.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s. Hindon River Resorts Pvt. Ltd. & Others Vs Ghaziabad Development Authority & Others dated 14/08/2019 regarding three STPs at Indirapuram, Ghaziabad not working properly resulting in pollution of the area. The plants are being managed by Ghaziabad Development Authority, Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam and Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam. The sewage is over flowing due to obstruction and dumping of garbage by scrap dealers on the side lines of the open drains and due to encroachment by high rise complexes and shops.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Municipal Council, Amarkantak Vs Digamber Jain Regional Committee & Others dated 02/08/2019 regarding construction by Municipal Council of Amarkantak of a block of bio-toilets at a distance of about 70 meters from the Narmada Kund.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Joydeep Mukherjee Vs Chief Secretary, Govt. of West Bengal & Others dated 29/07/2019 regarding discharge of municipal solid waste and plastic bags in and around Tarapith area, Rampurhat subdivision of Birbhum district in West Bengal. Report submitted by the District Magistrate and Collector, Birbhum informed the Tribunal that a garbage clearance agency has been appointed for collection of waste material from the periphery of Maa-Tara Temple and both the sides of river Dwarka where hotels, guest houses and shops are situated.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Joydeep Mukherjee Vs Chief Secretary, Govt. of West Bengal & Others dated 29/07/2019 regarding discharge of municipal solid waste and plastic bags in and around Tarapith area, Rampurhat subdivision of Birbhum district in West Bengal. Report submitted by the District Magistrate and Collector, Birbhum informed the Tribunal that a garbage clearance agency has been appointed for collection of waste material from the periphery of Maa-Tara Temple and both the sides of river Dwarka where hotels, guest houses and shops are situated.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vikram Ahuja Vs State of Punjab & Others dated 25/07/2019 regarding obstructions being faced in setting up STPs/ ETPs/ CETPs in District Fazillka, Punjab. Polluted water was affecting the environment and public health.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Radiation Technology for Sewage Treatment , 24/07/2019. BARC has given wide publicity to the use of radiation technology for sewage treatment.

Noida: Residents and parents’ groups have objected to the setting up of waste composting stations in residential sectors and around schools in the city, saying that the machines would release toxic

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