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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ambarnath Sengupta Vs State of West Bengal dated 21/01/2019 regarding rules governing immersion of idols. This application has been filed seeking enforcement of order dated 06.10.2017 in O.A. No. 51/2016 in the matter of Ambarnath Sengupta vs.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shibu Manuel, Secretary, Green Action Force Vs Govt. of India & Others dated 21/01/2019 regarding direction seeking for zero discharge of industrial sludge on the river Periyar and to clean Kuzhikandam Thodu, Panachithodu, Pallipuramchal and Unthithodu, which are small streams meeting the river Periyar. The case of the applicant is that Hindustan Insecticides Ltd., Fertilisers and Chemicals Travancore Ltd. and M/s. Merchem Ltd.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Naveen Kumar & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 16/01/2019 regarding setting up of Solid Waste Processing Plant without obtaining consent to operate under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 and removal of waste dumped on the land along Kaali River in Ganwri village in Meerut district. The applicant alleges that unscientific dumping of solid waste is taking place in village Ganwri on the banks of river Kaali which is creating health issues.

Pollution control board to submit action plan before green tribunal by January 31

Bijnor: A monitoring committee of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) checked the water quality of Ganga in Bijnor on Wednesday.

BENGALURU: Kaggadasapura Lake, near CV Raman Nagar in east Bengaluru, on Wednesday began frothing, sending foam flying into the neighbourhood.

Order of the National in the matter of Prabh Dayal Vs State of Himachal Pradesh dated 09/01/2019 regarding a petrol pump sanctioned by HPCL namely M/s Ambika H.P. Center, Manali to Rohtang Road, village Bang, District Kullu, State of Himachal Pradesh is on the river bank and during flood lot of oil spilled over into the water. Location of the petrol pump is not as per Rules.

Residents of Maikona in Marsabit county are counting losses after 37 camels died after drinking contaminated water.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Discharge of industrial waste into the rivers, 07/01/2019. As per the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 and Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 industrial units are required to install effluent treatment plants(ETPs) and to treat their effluents to comply the stipulated environmental standard before discharging it into any water bodies. According to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), there are 2743 Grossly Polluting Industries (GPIs) in the country discharging their effluents into various water bodies, including rivers.

The water quality data is required to be analyzed and primarily average values of Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) and Faecal Coliform (FC) need to be estimated. Then, based on the total score estimated for the parameters BOD (weightage- 70 %) and FC (Weightage- 30 %), the monitoring location is identified as ‘polluted’ location.

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