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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. Kiran Ramdas Kamble & Others Vs State of Maharashtra dated 28/10/2020. The issue for consideration is remedial action against discharge of untreated sewage into the river Trimbakeshwar, district Nasik.

Report filed on behalf of the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board in application No. 224 of 2017. The matter related to dumping of biomedical waste at Puzhal lake.

Affidavit filed by the Amballoor Grama Panchayat in the matter of Manakunnam village Padashekara Samrakshana Samithy Vs Thripunithura Municipality & Others (Application No. 237 of 2017) dated 23/10/2020.

Joint Committee report submitted to the National Green Tribunal in response to the NGT order of July 15, 2020 in Original Application No. 191 of 2015 filed by S. P. Muthuraman. The matter related to illegal sand mining on the banks of Thamirabarani river and discharge of illegal trade effluents into the river by the nearby industries and workshops. The pollution was also caused on account of discharge of untreated sewage into the river.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dakshinbanga Matsyajibi Forum Vs Inland Waterways Authority of India & Others dated 19/10/2020.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anil Kumar Singh Vs Chief Secretary, Government of Jharkhand & Others dated 15/10/2020.

The case related to mitigation of pollution of Harmu river at Ranchi, Jharkhand due to discharge of untreated sewage and wastewater.

Counter affidavit by the Municipal Commissioner, Maraimalai Nagar Municipality, Chengalpattu, Tamil Nadu. The matter related to pollution of Guduvancheri lake. A newspaper report had said that sewage from households in Nadivaram - Guduvancheri town panchayats and Maraimaalai Nagar Municipality was being discharged in the lake, apart from effluents from private hospitals and clinics in that area.

Rivers are India’s lifeline. Our ancient civilisation developed on the Indo-Gangetic plain. Across the length and breadth of the sub-continent rivers have brought prosperity to communities and societies.

Report by the NGT Monitoring Committee (J&K) on the disposal of muck and debris during the four laning of National Highways-44 down the hill slopes and also into the Chenab river and other small rivulets, Jammu & Kashmir. The report was in compliance to the NGT order of March 20, 2020 in the matter of Amresh Singh Vs Union of India & Others.

The water quality of five major rivers in the country, including the Ganga, deteriorated during the coronavirus-induced lockdown due to factors like release of sewage and no fresh water discharge from the upstream, the Central Pollution Control Board said.

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