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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Society for Preservation of Kasauli and its Environs (SPOKE) Vs. Nilgiri Hotel & Others dated 26/05/2017 regarding unauthorized construction in Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh. NGT noted that even though Hotel Devshikha was granted consent to operate no inspection was conducted by SPCB. NGT expressed its displeasure at the report submitted by the Junior Engineer of the State Pollution Control Board and said that the report is primarily prepared for convenience of the hotel.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rajeev Rai Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others dated 26/05/2017 regarding noise pollution caused by Punjabi Club, Noida, Uttar Pradesh. The Applicant has also prayed for issuance of of appropriate directions for closure of the said Punjabi Club and similar nature clubs, situated within 100 mts. radius of any hospital in order to enforce the ‘silence zone’ as stipulated in the Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) Rules, 2000 and the comprehensive guidelines framed by the UPPCB.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ashutosh Kumar Sharma Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 26/05/2017 regarding laying of storm water/sewer pipeline in Ward No. 6 for village Shobhapur, Rohata Road, Police Station Kankar Kheda, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh. It is the case of the Applicant Ashutosh Kumar Sharma that the said drain is just above the drinking water pipeline of the applicant which possibly will result in contamination of the drinking water supply in the entire village consisting of about 20,000 residents.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jan Sahyog Manch Vs Ministry of Environment and Forest & Others dated 25/05/2017 regarding environment and ecological damage caused by the use of lead in manufacturing of Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) pipes and other products. The Applicant Jan Sahyog Manch has also prayed for stringent directions for withdrawing the PVC pipes out of the market which are containing lead based heat stabilizer.

MoEF&CC has been directed by NGT :

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Naveen Sarawat Vs. State of Rajasthan & Others dated 24/05/2017 regarding mining operations in village Hasanpura Mafi, Neemli, Zoda and Gwalda, Tehsil Tijara, Alwar District, Rajasthan which is in close proximity with the Aravali range.

NGT directs the Collector of Alwar to constitute a team comprising of Tehsil Tijara and get the distances measured from the boundaries of the Aravali range to the boundary pillars of the mining lease with respect to village Gwalda.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Pallamari Pahadivali Banjari Devi Jan Seva Samiti Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change & Others dated 23/05/2017 regarding order dated 04.01.2017 & 05.01.2017 passed by the Union of India and State of Chhattisgarh respectively for the diversions of 79.56 hectares of forest land for iron ore mining in East Bhanupratappur forest division in favour of M/s Monnet Ispat and Energy Ltd. in Kanker District Chhattisgarh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Akhil Bhartiya Jeev Raksha Bishnoi Sabha & Ors. Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 23/05/2017 regarding environmental clearance to Gorakhpur Nuclear Power Plant, Fatehabad, Haryana.

Counsel appearing for Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) submits that the Forest Department and the Government of Haryana should cooperate with them and identify the places near the proposed nuclear power plant (Gorakhpur Nuclear Power Plant) where water holes for animals should be provided without any undue delay.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ashwini Kumar Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 23/05/2017 regarding National Policy in regard to protection of indigenous species of cows and livestock to be protected as in some of the States, the said species are diminishing at a very rapid speed. For instance in Kerala, it is 79.9% loss of the indigenous species in just over the period of one decade.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sarav Shikshit Evam Vs. State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 23/05/2017 regarding air and water pollution and consequent health hazards around the premises of Associate Cement Company Ltd., Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh. The Chief Medical Officer assures that he will take all possible steps to ensure treatment of the people who have suffered from the pulmonary, skin, ENT and other diseases.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Almitra H. Patel & Anr. Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 23/05/2017 regarding waste management in Delhi.

NGT directs NCT, Delhi and all the four Municipal Corporations and Delhi Cantonment Board to be present before the Tribunal on the next date of hearing and inform the court their proposal for dealing with the dumps of waste lying in various corners of Delhi particularly at Bhalswa, Ghaziapur and Okhla.

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