The National Green Tribunal has formed a committee to assess and suggest compensation from thermal power stations operating in Singrauli and Sonbhadra districts in Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anjani Jaiswal Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/05/2019 regarding pollution by thermal power stations operating in the Districts of Singrauli and Sonebhadra in the States of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. According to the applicant, the power plants have been causing air pollution and water pollution in violation of environmental norms in the last two decades. The violation of norms has resulted in damage caused to water bodies, including Rihand Reservoir.

The Anpara Thermal Power is located on the banks of Rihand reservoir in Anpara of Sonbhadra district. It has a total of 9 units and has a power generation capacity of 3,830 MW.

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to submit report on the emission standards of the Anpara thermal power plant located at Sonbhadra district in Utt

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of All India Kaimur People’s Front Vs. The State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 20/04/2017 regarding illegal mining within 1 Km from Kaimur Wildlife Sanctuary situated in Village-Billin Markundi, Sonebhadra District, Uttar Pradesh. In response to an application under RTI Act, information has been given that there are 118 illegal mining operation in the area in question.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pankaj Kumar Mishra Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/11/2016 regarding severe environmental pollution and health hazards because of Singrauli Industrial Area (which also falls in part of Sonebhadra District of Uttar Pradesh and Singrauli District in the State of Madhya Pradesh). These industries are thermal power plants and coal mines etc. The Singrauli Industrial Cluster has been assessed to be a critically polluted industrial area in the country and stands at No.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Chaudhary Yashwant Singh Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 20/09/2016 regarding stone crushers running without consent of the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board and in violation of the provisions of the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 in the area of Singrauli/Sonebhadra and causing serious pollution.

Application dismissed on the ground of limitation and mis-joinder of cause of action and being in violation of Rule 14 of the National Green Tribunal (Practice and Procedure) Rule, 2011.

SONBHADRA: At the Rohiniya Damar village in Uttar Pradesh, 100 kilometres from Sonbhadra district's main Robertsganj town, excessive flouride in the ground water has spared no one.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ashwani Kumar Dubey & OthersVs. Union of India & Others dated 03/05/2016. These applications raises issue of environmental degradation with increasing pollution in the Singrauli Region of District Singrauli, State of Madhya Pradesh and District Sonbhdra, State of Uttar Pardesh. NGT grants one week time to all the contending parties to place their responses on record.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Om Dutt Singh & Others Vs State of Uttar Pradesh through its Chief Secretary dated 19/02/2016 regarding Kanhar Irrigation Project in District Sonebhadra, Uttar Pradesh.

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