Reply filed by M/s Shakti Bioscience Ltd. on the massive fire at its chemical factory in Gujarat's Valsad. The factory in its report said that the company had all the permissions and certificates to run the plant. The occurrence of fire at the plant was due to short-circuit and there were no negligence or lapses on the part of company in maintaining standards of procedure in the functioning of the plant.

Report filed by the Director, Industrial Safety & Health, Ahmedabad in Original Application No. 168 of 2020 on the massive fire at chemical factory in Valsad, Gujarat.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) passed an order on October 31, 2019 in the matter of Yunus Daud Shaikh Vs State of Gujarat in in O.A. No. 910/2019. The matter related to air pollution in Vapi due to burning of waste and scrap from paper mills in the night and chemical contamination of ground water in Vapi area. In the said order, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) were jointly asked to furnish a factual and action taken report in the matter.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tarun Patel Vs Gujarat Pollution Control Board & Others dated 01/10/2019 regarding discharge caused by Vapi CETP and other units in Vapi/Daman region, Gujarat. The NGT orders that the CETP should adhere strictly to the inlet and outlet norms as prescribed under the rules and the Gujarat Pollution Control Board should monitor and maintain strict vigil over the CETP.

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.

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