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Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Lawyers Environmental Awareness Forum (LEAF) Vs State of Kerala & Others dated 04/12/2017 regarding air pollution in cities of Kerala.

The Court observed that by order dated 05.08.2016, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) was directed to file a report on the Ambient Air Quality (AAQ) of cities of Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Kochi, Thrissur, Calicut and Kannur within one month and that report is yet to be filed. NGT directs the report to be filed by 16.01.2018.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gurpreet Singh Bagga & Others Vs. MoEF & Others dated 04/12/2017 regarding illegal mining of minor minerals in Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vikrant Kumar Tongad Vs. Union of India & Others dated 04/12/2017 regarding extraction of groundwater by constructions projects in Noida, Uttar Pradesh. CGWA in the report submitted before the Tribunal states that the information about the quantity of water extraction by those who have extracted from the borewell period wise is difficult.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ashwini Kumar & Others Vs. Central Pollution Control Board dated 04/12/2017 regarding discharge of untreated effluents from industries, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh. NGT was critical of the three reports submitted by the Joint Inspection Team saying it lacked "evidencery value and denies scientific reasoning" and cited that in two reports BOD at intlet is more than 5000 mg/l while in one report it is shown as 439 mg/l.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Legal Aid, National Green Tribunal Bar Association Vs. NCT of Delhi & Others dated 30/11/2017 regarding state of groundwater in Delhi. The CEO, Delhi Jal Board, Managing Director, DSIIDC and the concerned Secretary of NCT Delhi shall hold a meeting and inform the Tribunal as to clear stand of these authorities collectively with regard to extraction of groundwater in highly exploited areas with reference to Notification dated 10th July, 2010 and regulations thereof and the alternatives that have to be provided.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Goa Paryavaran Savarakshan Sangharsha Samitee Vrs. Liliput Bar & Restaurant & Others dated 29/11/2017 regarding demolition of cottages/structures/building alleged to have been raised on land bearing Sy. No.72/567 and 8 of village Anjuna falling within 200 mtrs of HTL (No Development Zone) along the Anjuna beach, Bardez, Goa.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Karim Jahangir Shaikh Vrs. Maharashtra Pollution Control Board & Others dated 29/11/2017 regarding consent to operate granted to the sugar industry - Sahakar Maharshi Shivajirao Narayanrao Nagawade, Sahakari Sakhar Karkhana Ltd.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mushtakeem Vs Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change & Others dated 29/11/2017 regarding illegal and unauthorized mining in the state of Uttar Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Devinder Sehrawat Vs. Hotel Jindal Palace & Others dated 29/11/2017 regarding hotels in Mahipalpur, Delhi operating without requisite permission. NGT directs NCT of Delhi and Delhi Pollution Control Committee to submit a report of the hotels that are operating in Mahipalpur.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Saurabh Kumar Vs. State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 29/11/2017 regarding sand mining in Uttar Pradesh. Counsel appearing for the State of Uttar Pradesh submits that the Notification dated 2nd November, 2017 is for a very limited purpose by which land owners of agriculture land would be permitted to remove the sand deposits as a result of flood and it does not permit any mining activity as such.

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