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Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 22/11/207 regarding commercial establishments (hotels, lodges and restaurants) located in Buxa Tiger Reserve Forest Area.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Austin Francis D’souza Vs Slum Rehabilitation Authority, Mumbai & Others dated 21/11/2017 regarding withdrawal of directions under Section 5 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 on a project/ construction at Katraj Road, Wadala, Mumbai and the project did not have environmental clearance.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mahesh Chandra Saxena Vs. The Ministry of Urban Development & Others dated 16/11/2017 regarding installation of rainwater harvesting systems in all the schools and colleges (private or government) in NCT Delhi. NGT directs all the schools and colleges to install rainwater harvesting systems, if not already installed, within a period of two months from today at their own cost. Any institution which does not comply with these directions shall be liable to pay a environmental compensation of Rs.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Tenzing Lepcha & Others Vs Ministry of Environment and Forests & Others dated 15/11/2017 regarding Teesta-IV Hydro-Electric Project on the Teesta river near Chandey Village on left bank and near the Gyathang Village on the right bank in North district of Sikkim. The project envisages construction of a 65m high concrete gravity dam across Teesta river in downstream of confluence of Runchu with Teesta for a generation of 520 MW hydropower.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Calcutta Citizens's Initiative & Others Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 15/11/2017 regarding threat to the environment of the Rabindra Sarobar Lake and its surrounding due to football matches held during night time and other social activities including activities of the clubs located in the premises of Rabindra Sarobar Lake.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vardhaman Kaushik Vs. Union of India & Others dated 14/11/2017 regarding air pollution in NCT Delhi. Court directs that the express highway project of Eastern Peripheral Expressway would continue subject to Senior most officer of the NHAI filing an undertaking that they shall fully ensure that there are no dust emission and no pollution is caused by their activity.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Dibru Part-I Meen Samabay Samiti & Rangagorah Fishermen Co-operative Society Ltd. & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 13/11/2017 regarding River Fishery Mahals/ Estates in Tinsukia, Assam. A Committee is constituted to define and re-define River Fishery Mahals.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Non Violence Again Vs Vedanta Limited & Others dated 13/11/2017 regarding illegal and unauthorized use of forest land in Jharsuguda by Vedanta Limited. The Applicant states that Vedanta Ltd. formerly known as Vedanta Alumina Ltd. used 246.74 acres of forest land in Khata No. 108 illegally for its ash pond in Burrkhamunda village in Jharsuguda district without approval from the Central Govt. under Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 (in short, FC Act).

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Sarbeswar Boruah Vs State of Assam & Others dated 13/11/2017 regarding the decision of the Central Government and the Government of Assam to establish AIIMS at the Jalah Beel in North Guwahati in preference to Raha village in Nagaon district of Assam.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gauri Maulekhi Vs. State of Jammu & Kashmir & Others dated 13/11/2017 regarding infrastructure and other matters relating to route from Katra to Bhawan and environment protection.

Some of the directions passed by the Principal Bench of NGT are the following:

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