Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Som Distilleries Pvt Ltd. & Others Vs State of Madhya Pradesh & Others dated 11/01/2022.

The Supreme Court directed Som Distilleries to file an appeal under Section 28 of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 against the MPPCB order, August 14, 2021. The appeal would be considered and decided on or before February 15, 2022.

Objections to the report of the Joint Committee (November 20, 2021) and Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board report (November 17, 2021) on behalf of Krishna Oil and Fats Private Limited. The matter related to discharge of effluents by edible oil refineries set up in Krishnapatnam region wherein South India Krishna Oil and Fats Pvt. Ltd. is also one of the respondents. The unit is fully compliant with all existing applicable laws and standards prescribed by the various pollution control regulatory bodies.

Report filed on behalf of the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board in the matter of C. Ramu Vs District Collector, Tiruvallur district & Others dated 06/01/2022.

The matter related to ornamental fish culture ponds located in Devampattu village, July 9, 2021.

Updated compliance status by the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board of the National Green Tribunal orders passed in Original Application No. 360 of 2018 (Nath Sharma Vs Union of India & Others) regarding District Environment Plans (DEP).

Report filed by the Environmental Engineer, Kerala State Pollution Control Board, District Office, Thrissur in Application No. 20 of 2016 (Southern Zone). The matter related to pollution of groundwater due to the operation of electroplating units, Edakkunni, Thrissur district, Kerala.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vineet Nagar Vs Central Ground Water Authority & Others dated 21/12/2021.

Prayer in the application is for remedial action against illegal operation of industrial units in the states of Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, manufacturing formaldehyde and its different resins (including melamine formaldehyde, urea formaldehyde and phenol formaldehyde) without requisite EC as per EIA Notification, September 14, 2006.

Report of the Oversight Committee in compliance of the National Green Tribunal order passed in O.A. No. 102/2021 in the matter of Acharya Damodar Shastri & Others Vs Union of India & Others.

The matter related to failure of the authorities in preventing discharge of untreated sewage and waste water/effluents from Vrindavan and Kosi towns in river Yamuna and Kosi drain near Sunrakh, Uttar Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gauri Maulekhi Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/12/2021.

Grievance in the application is against inadequacy of regulatory regime by way of Consent mechanism under the Water and the Air Acts to prevent degradation of the environment on account of unregulated operation of poultry farms.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Behari Lal Chaturvedi Vs Ministry of Jal Shakti & Others dated 10/12/2021.

Grievance in the application is against alleged encroachment of Yamuna floodplain by Yamuna Mission, Mathura. It is stated that though ostensibly acting to preserve and clean river Yamuna and undertaking plantation drive, in the garb of such activities, Yamuna floodplain is being encroached. The applicant has filed photographs showing construction on the ghats and copies of complaints made to the authorities.

Action taken report in the matter of Original Application No. 221/2015 submitted to the National Green Tribunal, Southern Bench, Chennai in compliance to the NGT order, September 16, 2021. Seven edible oil industries are operating in Krishnapatnam Port region in SPSR Nellore district.

The applicant, Isanaka Vedavathi submitted a representation stating that pollution has been caused by edible oil units. The NGT, Southern Bench vide order, March 16, 2020 appointed a joint committee to ascertain the status of functioning of edible oil refinery units at Krishnapatnam.