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Action taken report by way of affidavit on behalf of the State of Uttarakhand (represented by its Chief Secretary) and Public Works Department, Dehradun, Uttarakhand.

The matter related to the construction of a proposed road affecting a water source at village Malia Dhadharia, tehsil Salt Khumad, district Almora. The total length of the proposed motor road is 21 km. out of which 2.225 km. motor road is under construction.

The Haryana Government on August 8, 2022 has issued the Haryana Water Resources (Conservation, Regulation and Management) Authority (Second Amendment) Bill, 2022 to further amend the Haryana Water Resources (Conservation, Regulation and Management) Authority Act, 2020.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pushpendra Kumar Vs Nagarpanchayat, Kadaura & Others ated 05/08/2022.

The District Magistrate, Jalaun, Uttar Pradesh and Executive Officer, Nagar Panchayat, Kadaura was directed by the NGT to take remedial action for the restoration of the main pond (Sadar Bazar) of Kadaura town. They were also asked to appear in person on the next date (October 11, 2022) with their action taken reports.

The NGT (Eastern Zone Bench), Kolkata directed the District Magistrate, Purba Bardhaman, West Bengal to take all necessary steps for removal of encroachments from waterbodies in mouza Baidyadanga, under Memari-I block, Rasulpur, within one month. The area should be restored to its original form as waterbody and steps taken for removal of water hyacinths, the judgment of the NGT, July 01, 2022 said.

A Bill further to amend the Goa Ground Water Regulation Act, 2002 (Act 1 of 2002). This Act may be called the Goa Ground Water Regulation (Amendment) Act, 2022. It extends to the whole of the State of Goa.

This Report of the Standing Committee on Water Resources (2021-22) deals with the action taken by the Government on the Observations/Recommendations contained in their Twelfth Report (Seventeenth Lok Sabha) on ‘Flood Management in the Country including International Water Treaties in the field of Water Resource Management with particular Referen

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dharampal Singh & Others Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 08/07/2022.

Grievance in the application is against discharge of sewage, solid waste, bio-medical and other waste into the pond in village Atta Dallu Patti Chindauri, district Meerut in the periphery of the Upper Ganga Canal. According to the applicant, there was proposal for digging up of drain for proper disposal of sewer but the same has not been given effect.

Reply by the Jammu & Kashmir Environment Impact Assessment Authority in the matter of Raja Muzaffar Bhat Vs Jammu & Kashmir Environment Impact Assessment Authority & Others, 26/06/2022.

Uttarakhand Pollution Control Board report to the National Green Tribunal in compliance to the court order, May 11, 2022 (Ganesh Chand Sharma Vs State of Uttarakhand & Others).

The matter related to saving the naula/water source located at village Malla Dhadharia, tehsil Salt Khumad, district Almora from the proposed construction of a motor road.

Rapid climate change is causing weather extremes in every region of the world. The global water cycle is now experiencing a structural change not seen since the last Ice Age, leaving human systems struggling to adapt and respond.

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