Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Ulhasnagar Municipal Corporation Vs Vanashakti Public Trust & Others dated 05/2/2020 regarding cleaning up of the Ulhas and Waldhuni rivers in Thane district, Maharashtra.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Federation of River Residency Cooperative Housing Society Vs Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation & Others dated 30/01/2020 regarding construction of sewage treatment plant (STP) by the Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) in the area between the river bank and blue flood line of the Indrayani River which is a prohibited zone.

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 Compliance of Municipal Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 dated 07/01/2020 regarding status of compliance of waste management and other issues in different States/UTs in compliance of earlier orders of the NGT.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s. Hindon Resorts Pvt. Ltd. & Others Vs Ghaziabad Development Authority & Others dated 02/01/2020 regarding three STPs at Indirapuram, Ghaziabad not working properly resulting in pollution of the area.

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.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of pollution of rivers Satluj and Beas in Punjab, 12/12/2019. Main sources of pollution are discharge of untreated industrial effluents by industries, discharge of untreated municipal sewage as well as solid or other waste disposal either directly in the said rivers or in the drains or the tributaries of the said rivers.

As Asia rapidly urbanizes, providing water and sanitation services has become problematic. Most developing country governments in the region cannot deliver the required services themselves, and the private sector is reluctant to invest due to the risks and low returns, especially for sanitation.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. Kiran Ramdas Kamble & Others Vs State of Maharashtra dated 25/11/2019 regarding deficiencies in functioning of STP at Trimbakeshwar, District Nasik, Maharashtra.

Pages