Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of A.B. Infrabuild Pvt. Ltd. V/s Union of India & Ors. dated 06/03/2017 regarding the ready mix concrete plant at Survey No.137/1, Village Chene, Taluka and District Thane, Maharashtra. It is revealed before the Court that the entire Village Chene has been declared ‘Eco-Sensitive Zone’ of Sanjay Gandhi National Park vide Notification dated 5th December, 2016.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of M/s Unnathi Associates Mr. Kirti D. Shah V/s Vanshakti & Ors. dated 09/01/2017 regarding proposed residential cum commercial project of M/s.Unnathi Associates (Owale taluka, District Thane) lies at 40 metres distance from the private forest adjoining Sanjay Gandhi National Park. The Applicant submits that the project falls in eco-sensitive zone vide Notification dated 5th December, 2016.

THANE: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has given the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) another two weeks time to submit its report on the survey of the 20 hectare wetland area in Kopri.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of POWERGRID Corporation of India Limited Vs Deputy Conservator of Forest, Thane Forest Division dated 08/07/2016 construction work of 765KV D/c (Hexa) Aurangabad – Padghe Transmission Line in the area coming within 10 Kms from the boundary of Kalsubai Harishchandra and Tansa Wildlife Sanctuary.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Shobha Phadnavis & Others Vs State of Maharashtra & Others dated 08/07/2016 regarding diversion of forest areas for laying of Reliance Gas Pipeline for transportation of Ethane between Dahej in the State of Gujarat and Nagothane in the State of Maharashtra.

The civic authorities in the district are likely to face the task of managing and disposing comparatively high volume of plastic waste generated due to the unusual spike in bottled water consumptio

The General Body (GB) approved the Thane Municipal Corporation's (TMC) proposal to tap underground resources as a measure to counter the imminent water scarcity in the next few months.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Paryavaran Dakshta Manch & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 15/01/2016 regarding development of buildings in the name of “Sun-stream City Pvt. Ltd” within prohibited areas of Thane creek and debris being dumped in the natural flow of seawater and the wetlands.

THANE: The city of lakes has enough alternate sources of water to ackle the non-potable usage till next rains.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Nagri Hakka Sangharsha Samiti & Others Vs. Mira Bhayander M.C. & Others dated 20/10/2015 regarding growing menace of municipal solid waste (MSW) dumping within the limits of Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation, Thane District, Maharashtra.

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