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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s Avanti Metals Industries Vs. Uttarakhand Environment Protection & Pollution Control Board dated 08/08/2017 regarding grant of consent to operate for M/s Avanti Metals Industries, Uttarakhand. NGT permits participation of the CGWA in this proceedings as it appears the location of the factory in question is in Ganga basin.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Nav Yuvak Ajay Ekta Samiti Vs. Hindustan Copper Limited & Others dated 03/08/2017 regarding conservation of lakes in Balaghat, Madhya Pradesh with special reference to Karamsara Talab. The Court has taken a stern view of the fact that despite repeated orders for carrying out the work of Karamsara Talab the work has not even started.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Capt. Mall Singh & Ors. Vs. State of Punjab & Others dated 04/08/2017 regarding the municipal solid waste management plant of Bathinda. NGT in its Order said that as a result of non-functioning of the plant, it is the public health and environment at large, which is the victim.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vikrant Kumar Tongad Vs. Environment Pollution (Prevention Control) Authority & Others dated 04/08/2017 regarding air pollution resulting from crop residue burning.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vardhaman Kaushik Vs. Union of India & Others dated 03/08/2017 regarding registration of diesel vehicles which are BS-IV compliant and which are to be used only for the purpose of carriage of petroleum products or on behalf of Indian Oil Corporation.

NGT allows the Application subject to the condition that Indian Oil Corporation has not got any diesel truck/vehicle which are more than 10 years old and the they are not plying any such vehicle carrying on for petroleum and other products in NCR Delhi.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of PC Sharma Vs M/s Proctor and Gamble Home & Others dated 03/08/2017 regarding the industrial unit of M/s Proctor and Gamble Home manufacturing since 1991 in Mandideep various home products including detergents, baby care products and other products having various chemical compositions.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rajiv Dutta Vs Union of India & Others dated 03/08/2017 regarding forest fires across the State of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh. NGT directs that the MoEF & CC in consultation with the States formulate National policy/Guidelines for forest fire prevention and control, which should be updated periodically.

The High Court accepted recommendations of this expert committee report on long term action plan for waste management for Delhi and asked the municipal corporations of Delhi (MCDs) to submit waste management rules within two weeks.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Blaicy Dixon Vs Kerala Coastal Zone Management Authority dated 01/08/2017 regarding change in the classification of the panchayat area (Kadinamkulam Grama Panchayat, Thiruvananthapuram) from CRZ III (CRZ-III covers areas that are relatively undisturbed) to CRZ II (areas that have already been developed).

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on Its Own Motion Versus State of Himachal Pradesh dated 01/08/2017 regarding large scale illegal felling of trees near Tara Devi Temple, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. The trees were of Deodar and Oak and were on a private property adjoining to Tara Devi temple, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. Further, it was reported in the newspaper that cutting of the trees was without prior permission of the authorities.

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