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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vardhaman Kaushik Vs. Union of India & Others dated 11/11/2017 regarding deteriorating air quality in NCT Delhi.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Badrinath Vishwanath Shinde Vs Charoen Pokohand (India) Pvt.Ltd. & Others dated 09/11/2017 regarding closure of the poultry farm of Charoen Pokohand (India) Ltd. situated at village Suregaon (Gangapur) Taluka Newasa, District Ahmednagar, Maharashtra for violation of directions of MPCB and guidelines dated 4th October 2016, and directions to restore the environment where the poultry farm is situated and pay the cost of Rs.5,00,000/-.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vardhaman Kaushik Vs. Union of India & Others dated 09/11/2017 regarding the deteriorating air quality of Delhi NCR. National Green Tribunal in the Order said that the Judgement of the NGT dated 10th November, 2016 had "clearly postulated the steps that were required to be taken on long term and short term basis keeping in view the precautionary principle to ensure that the ill-effects and adverse impact of polluted ambient air quality in the previous year is not repeated in the year 2017.

Judgement of the High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad for the State of Telangana and the State of Andhra Pradesh dated 08/11/2017 in the matter of State of Telangana Vs Md. Hayath Uddin & Others regarding Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme. The case was filed by the State of Telangana questioning the order of the NGT dated 05/10/2017 which stopped all construction activities for the Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rajpal Vs. Mines and Geology Department, Govt. of Haryana & Others dated 08/11/2017 regarding mining activity in the villages Aterna and Hansapur, District Sonipat, Haryana. NGT calls for stopping of any mining activity in these areas.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vikrant Kumar Tongad Vs. Environment Pollution (Prevention Control) Authority & Others dated 08/11/2017 regarding the deteriorating ambient air quality index in Delhi NCR.

The directions passed by the Court include the following:

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Mangalam Cement Limited Vs State of Rajasthan & Others dated 07/11/2017 regarding rate of Net Present Value (NPV) by Mangalam Cement Limited, Kota, Rajasthan. Mangalam Cement contention is that the forest land in question is degraded having density of less than of 0.01, the NPV should have been charged at the minimum rate of Rs. 5.80 lakhs per hectare and not at the rate of Rs. 9.0 hectares.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pratiba Naitthani Vs. Union of India & Others dated 07/11/2017 regarding Gauri Kund spring near Kedarnath in the Himalayan Range in the State of Uttarakhand.

NGT directs the State of Uttarakhand and CGWA to make every effort to restore the hot spring which had been destroyed in 2013 during a natural calamity.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Shailendra Singh Vs. State of Rajasthan & Others dated 06/11/2017 regarding pollution in Pali river caused by industries. The Counsel representing the State of Rajasthan & Others has been directed by the Court to place a status report in respect of linking all the member industries to CETP through pipeline which was to be completed by 02.10.2017. It is also made clear, at that time, that those industries which were not linked with CETP are liable to be closed down.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ashwini Yadav Vs. Union of India & Others dated 06/11/2017 regarding construction of Signature City Project in Kanpur. The Application filed by journalist Ashwini Yadav said that the Kanpur Development Authority has not obtained the no objection certificate.

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