MEERUT: Angered by poor implementation of its repeated orders to provide safe drinking water to the affected villages in six western Uttar Pradesh districts, the national green tribunal warned the

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M.C. Mehta Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 24/04/2017 regarding restoration/rejuvenationn of River Ganga (Phase - I, Segment B, Haridwar Down to Kanpur Down).  Drains in Uttar Pradesh in Phase-I Segment B contributing to Ganga pollution includes Hemraj and Bijnor sewage drain.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sangam Vihar Residents Welfare Association & Others Vs Ministry of Environment & Forest & Others dated 24/04/2017 regarding municipal solid waste management in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

NGT directs the Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam to explore the possibility of out-sourcing the MSW composting to avoid further continuous degradation of the atmosphere and adverse impact on the environment besides the life the local residents.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of All India Kaimur People’s Front Vs. The State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 20/04/2017 regarding illegal mining within 1 Km from Kaimur Wildlife Sanctuary situated in Village-Billin Markundi, Sonebhadra District, Uttar Pradesh. In response to an application under RTI Act, information has been given that there are 118 illegal mining operation in the area in question.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Samajik Parivartan Sewa Samiti Vs. State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 20/04/2017 regarding municipal solid waste management in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. With regard to implementation of MSW Rules, 2016 in the Ghaziabad Area, the Commissioner of Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam submits that it was resolved that the Ghaziabad Development Authority will identify suitable land in one patch sufficient for establishment of MSW management plant.

‘Request for stay order to be considered if filed on May 1’

VARANASI: The solid waste management (SWM) project of Varanasi will be operated by a private company, which has expertise in generating power by using solid waste as fuel.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shri Mahaveer Stone Industry Vs. Central Pollution Control Board & Others dated 17/04/2017 regarding grant of Consent to Operate to Shri Mahaveer Stone Industry, Uttar Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M.C. Mehta Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 17/04/2017 regarding prevention and control of pollution and rejuvenation of river Ganga particularly in Segment `B’ of Phase-I.

Akhilesh Yadav government had opposed the idea of shifting of over 400 tanneries giving, citing the reasons of paucity of land

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