Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Tribunal on its own Motion Re: Kestopur and Bagjola Canals Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 08/04/2024.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of News item titled "No permission provided for use of chemicals in cleaning water bodies: MPCB" appearing in The Hindustan Times dated 23.02.2024.

The application was registered suo motu on the basis of the news item titled "No permission provided for use of chemicals in cleaning water bodies: MPCB" appearing in ‘The Hindustan Times’ dated February 23, 2024.

Report on behalf of Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) on the use of chemicals in cleaning water bodies. Bavdhan area was included in the Pune Municipal Corporation limits in the year 2021. To address the issue of sewage contamination in Ramnadi which flows through Bavdhan area, M/s Quinquent Industries Pvt Ltd, Pune approached Pune Municipal Corporation with their product called Draynzyme. Draynzyme is an enzyme based product.

Report by the Deputy Commissioner, Dhanbad (District Ganga Committee) in the matter of M C Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated March 30, 2024.

The Ministry of Law and Justice (MoL&J) on February 15, 2024, issued the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Amendment Act, 2024, to further amend the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974.

The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Amendment Bill, 2024 was introduced in the Rajya Sabha on February 05, 2024. The Bill seeks to amend the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974.

Additional report by state of Kerala in Original Application No 147 of 2022 in the matter of Krishna Das Vs State of Kerala.

The report was on the remedial action taken by the authorities for the conservation of Ashtamudi and Vembanad-kol wetland as per the National Green Tribunal order dated March 22, 2023.

Due to coordinated action taken by the various concerned departments, water quality of river Yamuna has improved in the period of January 2023 to December 2023 in comparison to the corresponding months in the period of January 2022 to December 2022.

Interim report by the Environment Department, Haryana in EA No. 35 of 2023 in OA No 673 of 2018 'News item published in the Hindu authored by shri Jacob Koshy titled more river stretches are now critically polluted: CPCB'.

The state of Haryana is regularly submitting the monthly progress report regarding river Yamuna and Ghaggar action plans to National Mission for Clean Ganga, Ministry of Jal Shakti. A lot of progress has been made regarding sewage and effluent treatment capacity in the state. 

Agriculture generates pollution that is diverse and complex. This publication explores how small-scale operations with limited resources can control pollution and manage health and safety issues.

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