THANE: With an outstanding 35.7 lakh successful tree plantations across the district in the span of a month, Thane district has not only achieved its target, but surpassed it manifold in the state

Upset by loss of livelihoods, unfulfilled promises

To intensify its fight against malaria, the state government will soon make it mandatory for health sector stakeholders like doctors, hospitals and diagnostic facilities to report cases of this vec

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Centre for Environment Law Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/04/2018 regarding diversion and regularization of 13495.6133 hectares of Eksali land and 8037.0848 hectares of Dali Plots in Thane and Raigad Districts (Maharashtra). Application along with report of CEC listed for consideration on 25/04/2018.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Ulhasnagar Municipal Corporation Vs Vanashakti Public Trust & Others dated 13/02/2018 regarding pollution of Ulhas river as well as Walduni river, Ulhasnagar, Thane District, Maharashtra. It is submitted by the counsel for Vanashakti Public Trust that NEERI has given a proposal in February, 2017 with regard to certain short term measures for reducing pollution levels in the area. Supreme Court directs Additional Solicitor General to inform the Court on the status of the proposal given by NEERI.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Maharashtra Pollution Control Board Vs Union of India & Others dated 01/05/2017 regarding industries operating in the critically polluted area situated at Additional Ambernath, Dombivli Phase-I and Phase – II wherein the Common Effluent Treatment Plants (CETPs) are found to be not performing upto the standards and do not have adequate hydraulic load capacities and discharging untreated effluent into the River Ulhas.

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.

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