Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Aryavart Foundation Vs M/s Vapi Green Enviro Ltd. & Others dated 13/05/2019 regarding pollution of river Daman Ganga and drain Bill Khadi in district Valsad in Gujarat due to discharge of untreated polluting industrial effluents by more than 500 industrial units in Vapi Industrial Cluster.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dhaval Patel Vs State of Gujarat dated 02/04/2019 regarding M/s Jakson Limited situated in Kalsar Village, Taluka Pardi, District Valsad, Gujarat discharging effluents in a water body and leakage from the LPG tank and noise pollution.

Tar balls, allegedly caused due to suspected oil spill in the seas, have spread to more areas of Valsad district, officials said on Monday.

On the basis of past 115 years (1901-2015) rainfall data of five districts of south Gujarat, the MannKendall trend, Sen’s slope and regression slope showed that annual and monsoon rainfall at Valsad, Dang and Surat shows the increasing trend while, that of Navsari and Bharuch districts are declining. The monsoon season (summer monsoon) rainfall variability of Valsad, Dang, Surat, Navsari and Bharuch districts was recorded is 30.1%, 30.9%, 35.9%. 33.3% and 38.6%.

Heavy overnight rains lashed south and east central Gujarat causing flood like situation in localities alongside rivers flowing through Valsad, Navsari and Surat districts and killing at least five

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Tarun Patel Vs The Collector, Valsad & Others dated 01/07/2016 regarding discharge caused by Vapi CETP and other units in Vapi/Daman region. Minutes of Meeting held under the chairmanship of the Chief Secretary, Govt. of Gujarat on 26th April, 2016 was presented before the Tribunal.

Judgement of the Gujarat High Court in the matter of Platinum AAC Blocks Private Ltd. Vs State of Gujarat & Others dated 31/08/2015 regarding villagers opposing an industrial unit engaged in manufacturing of Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC) Blocks to construct a road to transport its vehicles and machineries to its industrial unit, village Mohangam, Taluka Umargam, District Valsad.

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SURAT: Villagers of Umbargam taluka in Valsad district have threatened to launch an agitation to oppose the upcoming Nargol port project at the tip of Gujarat.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Parwati Ben Bhanabhai Patel vs Union of India dated 27/02/2015 regarding spillage of hazardous wastes from Vapi Common Hazardous Waste Treatment Storage and Disposal Facility (CHWTSDF), village Karvad, District Valsad, Gujarat.

Chief Minister Anandiben Patel carried forward the 7th edition of Garib Kalyan Mela to Valsad district and distributed records of land rights to 7,000 tribals of six districts of the south Gujarat,

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