The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) had brought out notifications in 1989, with the purpose of prohibition/ restriction of operations of certain industries to protect ecologically sensitive Doon Valley.

The Union Ministry Of Environment and Forests released new categorisation of industries according to which industries which pollute the most have been put in the `Red' category while the moderately polluti

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M. C. Mehta & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 27/01/2016 regarding pollution of river Ganga caused by industrial and domestic sewage .

The Ganga meeting of Phase-2 has been fixed for 04th February, 2016 in the Chamber of NGT where the Chief Secretary, concerned officers from the Nigam and all other Authorities should be present for final deliberation prior to passing of the Judgment by the Tribunal.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Laxmi Suiting & Others Vs. State of Rajasthan & Others dated 08/01/2016 regarding pollution caused by textile industries in Jodhpur, Rajasthan.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Digvijay Singh Vs. State of Rajasthan & Ors. dated 22/12/2015 regarding extension of time to comply with the order of the Tribunal in relation to construction of R.O plants of 2.5 MLD and 6 MLD capacity at Balotra and Jasol CETPs respectively.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s Narayan Polishing & Others Vs Delhi Pollution Control Committee dated 10/12/2015 regarding pollution caused by small scale industries especially electroplating industry, Delhi.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s. Shakti Fasteners Vs Haryana State Pollution Control Board dated 10/12/2015 regarding order of the closure dated 20th October, 2015 passed by the Haryana State Pollution Control Board.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Capacity of Sewage Treatment Plants, 08/12/2015. As per the report of Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) published in March 2015, sewage generation from urban areas is estimated at around 62,000 mld, whereas the total treatment capacity available is only 23,277 mld (37% of the sewage generation).

Question raised in Lok Sabha on polluting industries, 28/07/2015. Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has inventorised Grossly Polluting Industries (GPIs) in 5 states on the main stem of River Ganga and its tributaries i.e. Kali-east and Ramganga as well as Yamuna. The state-wise and sector-wise status of Grossly Polluted Industries GPIs in Ganga basin is given at Annexure. The industries discharging effluents in Yamuna at Haryana are 1211 and in Uttar Pradesh these are 2381.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter Naweda Tanners & Others Vs U.P. P.C.B. dated 19/05/2015 regarding industrial pollution of river Ganga especially by tanneries.

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