Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Society for Preservation of Kasauli and its Environs (SPOKE) Vs Barog Heights Hotel dated 07/12/2017 regarding private buildings existing which are having more than 3 or 4 storeys and are running hotel business in Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh.

National Green Tribunal passes the following directions:

1. Hotel Barog Heights shall demolish the structure which is unauthorised and in exercise to the provisions of Himachal Pradesh Town & Country Planning Act, 1977.

LUDHIANA: In order to check the excess usage of water by the dyeing industrial units the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) is going to conduct survey in these units.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Sajay Laloo Vs State of Meghalaya & Others dated 27/11/2017 regarding establishment of STPs in the town of Jowai, Meghalaya.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own Motion Vs. State of Karnataka And D. Kupendra Reddy Vs. State of Karnataka & Others dated 27/11/2017 regarding cleaning up of Bellandur lake in Bengaluru. Court directs the State of Karnataka to issue notice to all the builders who had constructed flats near Bellandur Lake without constructing sewage treatment plants (STP).

This report provides concise exposition of the Malaysian urban wastewater management under the country’s existing primary federal environmental legislation.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Shailendra Singh Bisen & Others Vs State of Madhya Pradesh dated 06/11/2017 regarding pollution in the river Narmada. NGT directs MPPCB to regularly monitor the quality of water in the places from where water samples were collected ealier and water analysis report be submitted before the Tribunal after every six months and in case there is abrupt deteriorations in quality of water it may be brought to the notice of the Tribunal immediately.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of The Chief Executive Officer Zilla Parishad, Ahmednagar Vs The Commissioner Municipal Corporation, Ahmednagar & Others dated 01/11/2017 regarding the sewage system in the city of Ahmednagar, Maharashtra.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rear Admiral AP Revi IN (Retd.) Vs. Delhi Jal Board & Others dated 26/10/2017 regarding use of fresh water for gardening purpose in Vasant Kunj area of Delhi. NGT passes direction that DDA/MCD shall ensure that DJB shall supply treated sewage water for gardening at the fixed rate which will be the primary responsibility of the public authority. The residents, DDA/MCD and DJB are prohibited to use fresh water for gardening purpose.

In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 6 and 25 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (29 of 1986), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986, namely:- These rules may be called the Environment (Protection) Amendment Rules, 2017.

Bijnor: As part of the Namami Gange project, a team from Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) collected samples of river Chhoiya water.

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