Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jitender Singh Vs Union of India & Others dated 03/02/2023.

The matter related to the operation of 138 brick kilns in violation of environmental norms in Hisar district of Haryana. The tribunal was of the view that the operation of brick kilns needs to be regulated and the Haryana State Pollution Control Board and the District Magistrate, Hisar need to take remedial action.

Joint Committee report in reference to the National Green Tribunal order of August 1, 2022 in the matter of Original Application No. 203/2021 (Devidas Khatri Vs Union of India).

The matter related to silica sand mining in district Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Prafulla Samantray Vs Union of India & Others dated 31/01/2023.

The appeal was filed seeking quashing of the Environmental Clearance dated September 12, 2018 granted by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change to M/s NTPC Ltd for Talcher Thermal Power Station Stage – III (2 x 660 MW).

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Amitabh Srivastava Vs Rajendra Kumar Tiwari and Others dated 30/01/2023.

The matter related to framing of appropriate norms and guidelines spelling out qualifications and relevant experience as eligibility conditions for the recruitment of Chairpersons, Member Secretaries and Members of the State Pollution Control Boards (SPCBs) under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974, the Air (Prevention And Control Of Pollution) Act, 1981 and other cognate enactments.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mahendra Singh Vs State of Haryana & Others dated 18/01/2023.

The matter related to stone crushers operating in district Mahendergarh in Haryana.

The court observed that "inspite of negative carrying capacity of the area in terms of air quality, large number of stone crushers are being permitted to continue".

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of In re : News item published in Hindustan Times dated 03.06.2022 titled “178 women workers fall ill after gas leak in Andhra’s Visakhapatnam” dated 18/01/2023.

Proceedings were initiated suo-motu in view of media report about gas leak at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, affecting the health of 178 women workers.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vikram Vs State of Haryana dated 11/01/2023.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Santunu Kumar Bhukta & Others Vs GM Iron & Steel Company Ltd. & Others dated 09/01/2023.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Srikanta Kumar Pakal & Others Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 09/01/2023.

The matter related to discharge of waste water by M/s. Hotel Presidency, Nayapalli, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

The court noted that the test report of water samples of the hotel show high levels of biochemical oxygen demand (BOD), total suspended solids (TSS) as well as faecal coliform. However, these "two test reports do not give the standards/regulatory limits".

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. Sanjay Singh & Others Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 04/01/2023.

The application has been registered on a petition sent by various persons of Sonebhadra making a general grievance that on account of stone blast mining activities, the residents of Billi Markundi, Sector 9, Obra, Sonbhadra are adversely being affected as their houses are getting damaged.

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