Ludhiana: Cracking the whip on the municipal corporation, the drainage department and the Punjab Pollution Control Board, a National Green Tribunal-constituted committee on Wednesday asked them to

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jagdish Singh Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi dated 28/05/2019 regarding release of hazardous gases from the STPs near Mayur Vihar Phase – III, Delhi. Report received from the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) and Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) acknowledged deficiencies in the operation of STPs and recommended some measures which include components of STPs be kept in operational condition so that chances of anaerobic process are minimal, effective odour control mechanism and plantation towards the residential areas.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Federation of River Residency Cooperative Housing Society Vs Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation & Others dated 22/05/2019 regarding construction of Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) by the Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC), Pune in the prohibited zone i.e. blue line zone of Indrayani River.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Giriraj Parikrama Sanrakshan Sansthan & Others Vs Department of Environment & Forests & Others dated 17/05/2019 regarding violation of Environment Protection Act 1986 in and around Giriraj Parvat and Parikrama Marg, Goverdhan, District Mathura, Uttar Pradesh. The issues raised included disposal of solid and hazardous waste, removal of encroachments from the Reserved Forest area, noise pollution and forest land diversion.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mahesh Chandra Saxena Vs South Delhi Municipal Corporation & Others dated 10/05/2019 regarding utilization of treated waste water from sewage treatment plants (STPs). In the absence of a proper and elaborate plan, fresh water is being used for purposes for which treated water could alternatively be used. There appears to be no satisfactory plan with any of the States/Union Territories (UTs) in the country.

As many as 153 waterbodies in Gurugram district of Haryana have practically vanished and are beyond recovery or revival says this report submitted by Gurugram Municipal Development Authority (GMDA) to the National Green Tribunal on May 8, 2019

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own motion Vs State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 06/05/2019 regarding steps for eco balance in Rohtang Pass area in the State of Himachal Pradesh. The area is eco-sensitive and frequented by the tourists.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Nitin Shankar Deshpande Vs Union of India & Others dated 30/04/2019 regarding effluent discharge standards for STPs as laid down vide Notification dated 13.10.2017.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ecociti GOWO Members Welfare Association Vs Supertech Limited & Others dated 25/04/2019 regarding non-functioning of STP at Supertech Eco city, Noida Expressway, Uttar Pradesh. Further, the sewage is being disposed of without treatment into the drains.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 22/04/2019 regarding the remedial measures to deal with the waste generated during Kumbh at Allahabad.

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