Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 12/12/2017 regarding Royal Calcutta Turf Club in Kolkata Maidan releasing effluents without treatment, Kolkata, West Bengal. Counsel for the Royal Calcutta Turf Club, submits that the club has taken a large number of measures for taking care of the discharge of waste water and for dealing with solid waste. He further submits that they are in the process of preparing a detailed project for it.

Pollution is still a huge problem despite Kenya receiving praise during last week's third United Nations Environment Assembly for banning plastic bags.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own Motion Vs. State of Karnataka And D. Kupendra Reddy Vs. State of Karnataka & Others dated 27/11/2017 regarding cleaning up of Bellandur lake in Bengaluru. Court directs the State of Karnataka to issue notice to all the builders who had constructed flats near Bellandur Lake without constructing sewage treatment plants (STP).

What makes our city not so nice after all? We have our roots here but often choose to live elsewhere.

Rajkot: The pollution advisory issued in Ahmedabad on Wednesday is a wake-up call for Rajkot too.

New report urges global action on mining pollution. Mining Tailings Storage: Safety is no accident, was prompted by tailings dams disasters and rising global concerns about the safety, management and impacts of storing and managing large volumes of mine tailings.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Badrinath Vishwanath Shinde Vs Charoen Pokohand (India) Pvt.Ltd. & Others dated 09/11/2017 regarding closure of the poultry farm of Charoen Pokohand (India) Ltd. situated at village Suregaon (Gangapur) Taluka Newasa, District Ahmednagar, Maharashtra for violation of directions of MPCB and guidelines dated 4th October 2016, and directions to restore the environment where the poultry farm is situated and pay the cost of Rs.5,00,000/-.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Shailendra Singh Bisen & Others Vs State of Madhya Pradesh dated 06/11/2017 regarding pollution in the river Narmada. NGT directs MPPCB to regularly monitor the quality of water in the places from where water samples were collected ealier and water analysis report be submitted before the Tribunal after every six months and in case there is abrupt deteriorations in quality of water it may be brought to the notice of the Tribunal immediately.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhash Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 02/11/2017 regarding eviction of encroachers from Santragachhi Jheel, Howrah, West Bengal. The part of the water body that has been encroached belongs to the South Eastern Railway.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone Bench, Chennai) in the matter of M.Gobineelan Vs Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board & Others dated 30/10/2017 regarding illegal dumping and burning of garbage in Sirumugai, Coimbatore by Sirumugai Town Panchayat. NGT Southern Bench directs that the Sirumugai Panchayat shall obtain necessary “authorisation” from the appropriate authorities within three months and shall remove all the Solid Waste dumped in the S.F.No.148/2 and 189/2 and shall not dump the solid waste in open space or burn solid waste.

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