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Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Suo motu proceedings initiated based on the news item published In “The Times of India” Chennai –Edition dated 20.1.2017 on the caption “Bhavani river water unfit Chennai – 9 for consumption” and “waste from Mettupalayam Government Hospital ends up in Bhavani River” Vs Government of Tamil Nadu & Others dated 12/04/2017 regarding pollution of Bhavani River, Tamil Nadu.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of 108 Super Complex RWA Vs. Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation & Ors. dated 12/04/2017 regarding collection, transportation and disposal of municipal solid waste by different colonies in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

NGT had banned registration of all diesel vehicles – including heavy vehicles but it has allowed authorities like – DJB. Special Protection Group, Delhi Fire Service – to get their new public utility vehicles registered. Registration of heavy duty vehicle for carriage of petroleum products within NCR was also allowed.

This document consists of select NGT orders.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M.C. Mehta Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 11/04/2017 regarding cleaning and rejuvenating river Ganga.

In futherance to NGT Order of 30th March, 2017 senior officers from the Ministries, State of Uttar Pradesh and other stakeholders including Central Pollution Control Board held a meeting. Some of the decisions taken were

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Niranjan Sharma & Others Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest & Others dated 11/04/2017 regarding mining lease over government and tenancy land irrespective of the area even if the area of mining lease is less than 5 Ha.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Ram Lakhan Singh Vs State of Jharkhand & Others dated 11/04/2017 regarding encroachment of forest land, Dumka District, Jharkhand. Various Govt. structures and establishments had been set up in the protected forest.

A list of Court Orders (Supreme Court, High Court, National Green Tribunal) on slaughter houses in India. Updated till April 11, 2017.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sanjay Kumar Vs. State of U.P. & Ors dated 11/04/2017 regarding hotmixer plants in Noida and Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

Applicants have requested that the hotmixer plants run by them which are presently lying closed, may be inspected by the concerned Authority. NGT directs that joint inspection be conducted by Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board, Central Pollution Control Board and representative of MoEF.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of National Green Tribunal Bar Association Vs. Dr. Sarvabhoum Bagali (State of Karnataka) dated 11/04/2017 regarding illegal mining at Kurghot and Shirdon, Sholapur, Maharashtra.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Suleman Rana Vs. Municipal Council of Manglaur & Others dated 11/04/2017 regarding closure of slaughter house, Manglaur, Haridwar district, Uttarakhand. Counsel appearing for Municipal Council of Manglaur submits that the slaughter house being run by the Council has already been shut. The Competent Authority has also granted approval for construction of new slaughter house outside the township.

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