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Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Tularam Gogoi Vs Union of India & Others dated 31/05/2017 regarding Subansiri Lower Hydro-Electric Project in Assam. The Applicant (Tularam Gogoi) has questioned the Subansiri Lower Hydro-Electric Project in Assam on the ground that after the grant of Environmental clearance, changes have been made to the scope of the work of the project for which, as per the applicant, fresh appraisal is required which in the present case, it has not been done.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s. Mehdad & Others Vs. Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change & Others dated 31/05/2017 regarding declaration and notification of the CZMP (Coastal Zone Management Plans) in relation to coastal states. NGT says that it is evident that the states are not coordinating and that despite lapse of more than 6 years the hazardous line which is a very foundation of the preparation of CZMP, has not been fixed.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rajendra Singh Bhandari Vs. State of Uttarakhand & Others dated 30/05/2017 regarding appointment of chairman and member secretaries of various pollution control boards. NGT notes that despite the Court's Order which granted three month's time to Pollution Boards to make appointment of qualified people to important posts the order was flouted. NGT issues show cause notice to all the Chairmen of the respective Boards who have not been appointed in consonance with the Judgment of the Tribunal.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of M.S. Thankappan Vs Union of India & Others dated 30/05/2017 regarding developmental or constructional activities in the Periyar Tiger Reserve in Idukki District, Kerala. Court directs that any activity undertaken in Periyar Tiger Reserve shall be in accordance with law and as per the approval granted by NTCA (National Tiger Conservation Authority) for the territorial areas situated in Kerala as well as Tamil Nadu.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Lt. Gen. Satyevir Yadav Vs Ministry of Environment and Forest & Others dated 30/05/2017 regarding mining of quartz in village Mukandpura, sub-division Narnaul, Mahendargarh District, Haryana. The Applicant also said that the mines are operating illegally for thirteen years without the requisite consent to establish under Section 25 and 26 of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and Section 21 of the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Society for Preservation of Kasauli and its Environs Vs Bird’s View Resort & Others dated 30/05/2017 regarding unauthorized construction of hotels in close vicinity of Kasauli area in the State of Himachal Pradesh. It was brought before the notice of the court that there are instances where plans were sanctioned for a limited purpose but they have been flagrantly violated, for instance, where 7 rooms were sanctioned, 50 rooms have been constructed.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of National Green Tribunal Bar Association Vs Dr. Sarva Bhoum Bagali dated 30/05/2017 regarding illegal sand mining in the middle river Bhima, District Sholapur, Maharashtra.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rashid Ali Warsi Vs. UPSIDC Ltd. & Ors. dated 29/05/2017 regarding industrial pollution caused by lack of functional CETP, Loni, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. NGT notes that the CETP which is the responsibility of UPSIDC is still non-functioning. NGT grants UPSIDC one week's time to make the CETP functional.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own motion Vs. State of Punjab dated 29/05/2017 regarding delay in Amritsar STP project. The affidavit filed by the Project Proponent as well as the State of Punjab states that that there are certain deficiencies which are still persisting in the functioning of the plant. Secondly, they are not able to take 100% sewage generated, for treatment of it in accordance with law.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of M/s. S.P. Surendranath Karthik Vs Southern Railway Chennai & Others dated 26/05/2017 regarding encroachment alongside railway tracks in between Old Washermanpet and Vyasarpadi Jeeva stations, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

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