Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Sunil Mondal Vs West Bengal Pollution Control Board & Others dated 12/10/2017 regarding hotels in Burdwan town not complying with pollution norms.

NGT has asked for a list of non-compliant hotels along with the names of owners and their addresses to be submitted before the next date of hearing and also directed the State PCB to inspect all the hotels in Burdwan town and submit a report on the compliance of the pollution norms without fail before the next date.

With an aim to reduce pollution levels around Diwali, the Chhattisgarh Government has imposed a ban on the use of firecrackers with high decibels during the festival.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of K. P. Singh & Others Vs. Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board & Others dated 22/09/2017 regarding blockage of storm water drains in Vasundhra, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. The Applicant has produced photographs to show that the drain is still blocked and demolishing of illegal structures has not been completed. Tribunal grants one weeks time to Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam to clean all the drains in the Vasundhara township.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Almitra H. Patel & Anr. Vs. Union of India & Others dated 22/09/2017 regarding waste dumping at the Ghazipur landfill site in Delhi. Tribunal directs NCT Delhi, East Delhi Municipal Corporation to place before the Tribunal, a Report and Action Plan in regard to the manner and methodology that would be done by them for the purpose of dealing with segregation, compaction and disposal of the deposited waste of the Ghazipur land fill site as well as the fresh waste of nearly 800 MT that is being brought to this site everyday.

New Delhi: As the air quality is expected to start deteriorating soon, EPCA, in a meeting on Tuesday, has asked Delhi and its neighbouring states to form patrolling parties to report instances of w

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Abhimanyu Rathor Vs. State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 19/09/2017 regarding degradation of environment and receding of the glaciers at Rohtang Pass. The Counsel appearing for the Applicant prays for time to file the Scheme for Rehabilitation (after the NGT ban on commercial activities and restrictions on the number of vehicles plying for tourists) in relation to house owners, taxis, particularly, diesel taxis, partial rehabilitation and incentive program for the people involved in tourism activities in these areas.

GURGAON: Environmentalists have flagged a new dumpsite that is polluting the Aravalis and has already consumed two acres of the seasonal Ghata lake near the Gurgaon-Faridabad border.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Babulal Jajoo Vs. State of Rajasthan & Others dated 18/09/2017 regarding cleaning of the nallahs of solid waste, Kota, Rajasthan. NGT directs that the river front development project along Chambal river be submitted before the Tribunal on the next date of hearing.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Birendra Singh Matura & Ors. Vs. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others dated 15/09/2017 regarding the Chardham highway project in Uttarakhand. Counsels appearing for the State of Uttarakhand and Border Roads Organisation submit that they would carry out the project and during the implementation of the project, they would ensure that no muck is thrown either into the river, water bodies and/or in the forest or green area down the hill or otherwise.

Stomach-churning symbols of the environmental calamity facing China have never been in short supply: exploding watermelons, toxic running tracks, rivers that flow the colour of blood.

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