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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Almitra H. Patel & Others Vs. Union of India & Others dated 10/01/2017 regarding generation and management of municipal solid wastes in India.

The Periyar river turned dark brown near the Pathalam regulator on Tuesday, amidst growing concerns of water contamination.

Water samples show there are at least 15 sites where bacteriological contamination is at a constant high.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M.C. Mehta Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 13/01/2017 regarding Ganga pollution. UPPCB, UP Jal Nigam, UPSIDC, NMCG and the Central Pollution Control Board have filed a Joint Report. National Green Tribunal directs all the Respondents particularly, CPCB, UPPCB, UP Jal Nigam, NMCG, UPSIDC and the representative of the State Government to submit to the Tribunal details of all the industrial clusters filed in segment B of phase 1. They shall also submit trade/industrial effluent load in terms of quantity and quality both.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vimal Bhai Vs. Tehri Hydro Development Corporation & Others dated 11/01/2017 regarding dumping of muck and construction waste into the river Alaknanda by Tehri Hydro Development Corporation, Chamoli District of Uttarakhand.

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Cleaning the holy Ganges is no simple task and has been the objective of many activists, environmentalists and politicians, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Acting on advice of an expert committee, the Centre will ban use of 18 pesticides in India as it involves risk to humans and animals.

प्रशासन ने भले ही एक जनवरी से गंगा-यमुना में समाहित होने से पहले नाले के गंदे पानी के ट्रीटमेंट का दावा किया था, लेकिन अभी तक इसका असर दिख नहीं रहा है। अभी भी गंगा में सलोरी नाले का गंदा पानी सीधे

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Krishankant Singh & Ors. Vs. Union of India & Others dated 04/01/2017 regarding dumping of municipal solid wastes on the river bank of Ganga, Uttar Pradesh, 04/01/2017.The Counsel appearing for Krishankant Singh (Applicant) shall take out Notices to the State of Uttar Pradesh and all the local authorities responsible for removal of Municipal Solid Wastes.

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