Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kamlapat Vs Uttar Pradesh State Pollution Control Board & Others dated 08/08/2022.

Order of the High Court of Uttarakhand (Writ Petition (PIL) No. 93 of 2022) in the matter of Jitender Yadav Vs Union of India & Others.

The matter related to steps taken to clear the solid waste/ non-biodegradable plastic waste in Uttarakhand.

The High Court, July 7, 2022 had directed all the district magistrates in the state to submit status reports on the matter. The court noted that not even one status report has been filed by any of the district magistrates.

Report by UPPCB IN OA NO. 985 of 2019 with O.A. No. 986 of 2019 (In Re Water Pollution by Tanneries at Jajmau, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh WITH In Re Water Pollution at Rania, Kanpur Dehat & Rakhi Mandi, Kanpur Nagar, Uttar Pradesh).
There is no sewerage network in Jajmau, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh where all the tannery units are situated. Thus, untreated domestic sewage generated from Jajmau area also gets mixed with industrial effluent that goes through the conveyance channel into CETP.

Report of the Joint Committee in compliance of the National Green Tribunal orders, April 29, 2022 in the matter of Original Application No. 289/2022 (Amandeep Singh & Others Vs State of Punjab).

The matter related to illegal operation of 18 brick kilns in villages Gharota, Nala, Bhawani, Jangal, Mamial, Chasma, Kaunterpur, Aima Changam, Parmanand and Marhi, district Pathankot, Punjab in violation of terms and conditions imposed by the government of Punjab under the Punjab Control of Bricks Supplies, Price and Distribution Control Order, 1998.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of In re: News item published in The Indian Express dated 20th April, 2022, titled “7 Charred to death in fire near Ludhiana dumpsite” dated 25/07/2022.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M/s Himalaya Stone Industry & Others Vs Tejinder Kumar Jolly & Others dated 22/07/2022.

The appellant stone units were established in the year 1985/1987 respectively. "The policy enunciated by the state of Uttarakhand in the year 2020 appears to exempt previously approved/established stone crusher, inter alia, from the duty to comply with the distance parameters which have been provided in the state policy," the SC order said.

The National Green Tribunal, July 18, 2022 directed constitution of a committee comprising officials from the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB), Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority (MCZMA) and Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) to conduct on the spot inspection of Haji Ali Dargah premises in Worli, Mumbai in the presence of Haji Ali Dargah Trust. The Committee would also propose a future action plan to keep the place clean.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Hakam Singh & Others Vs State of Rajasthan & Others dated 11/07/2022.

Question for consideration was compliance of environmental norms by the brick kilns in Sri Ganganagar district in Rajasthan. Particular grievance is absence of requisite consents under the Air and the Water Acts and siting criteria, resulting in violation of law and air pollution to the detriment of public health and the environment.

Interim status report in Original Application No. 667/2018 (Mahendra Singh Vs State of Haryana & Others) submitted to the National Green Tribunal (NGT).

The NGT, November 15, 2021 directed a six member joint committee to look into the matter of stone crushers and mineral grinding units which could be allowed in Mahendragarh and subject to what conditions, keeping in mind the air pollution load and adverse impact on public health.

Rejoinder on behalf of appellant (Rathi Special Steels Limited) against the order, May 5, 2022 passed by the Commission for Air Quality Management in NCR and Adjoining Area directing closure of the unit of the appellant (RICCO Industrial Area, Kurukshetra, tehsil Tijara, district Alwar, Rajasthan) with immediate effect.