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Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of M.J.D. Construction & Engineering Vs Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board & Others dated 28/02/2017 regarding application for renewal of Consent of the applicant unit (M.J.D. Construction & Engineering).

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Nanik Rupani & Anr. Vs Secretary MoEF & Ors dated 28/02/2017 regarding devastation due to hill-cutting and tree felling in Lonavala, Pune, Maharashtra.

NGT restrains M/s Vikas Developers from hill cutting in the project area of Survey No.44+45/2 of Khandala, Taluka Maval, District Pune and also pay Rs. 40 Lakhs for restitution of the devastated area to Lonavala Municipal Council within a month.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Thressiamma Mathew Vs State of Kerala & Others dated 27/02/2017 regarding pollution of Chalakudy river by Nitta Gelatin India Limited, Thrissur District, Kerala.

Some of the directions issued by NGT are the following: 

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of NGI Action Council Vs Nitta Gelatin Inc. & Others dated 27/02/2017 regarding pollution caused by the industry Nitta Gelatin India Ltd. It is contended that the industry releases everyday 25.08 tonnes of chlorides and 43.89 tonnes of total dissolved solids (TDS) into the Chalakkudy river along with other chemical and industrial effluents.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Udaya Suvarna & Others Vs Deputy Commissioner/ Chairman District Sand Monitoring Committee, Manipal, Udupi dated 27/02/2017 regarding extraction of sand from the rivers of Udupi District, Karnataka.

NGT directs that sand cannot be permitted to be extracted from the rivers of Udupi District.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s Rahul Texo Print Vs. Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board & Ors dated 27/02/2017 regarding pollution caused by the printing industry - M/s Rahul Texo Print in Balotra, Rajasthan.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kush Kalra Vs. DMRC & Ors. dated 27/02/2017 regarding extraction of groundwater by DMRC. NGT directs DMRC to furnish the detail of the borewells dug, date of digging, quantity of water extracted from the underground and whether each of the borewell is fitted with the meter or not. This information shall be furnished within two weeks and failing which the DMRC will have to Rs. 2 lakhs.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own Motion Vs. State of West Bengal dated 27/02/2017 regarding pollution of river Mahananda in Siliguri, District Darjeeling and indiscriminate dumping of municipal solid waste all over the city. NGT issues noitce to the State of West Bengal, West Bengal State Pollution Control Board, Municipal Corporation Siliguri and Deputy Commissioner Siliguri .

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M.C. Mehta Vs. Union of India & Ors dated 27/02/2017 regarding pollution of river Ganga in Segment-B, Phase-I. NGT expresses dissatisfaction over the role of Ministry of Water Resources and Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam in the case.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Syed Arshad Nasar Vs Union of India & Others dated 23/02/2017 regarding stone mining and stone crusher units in Rajmahal Hills in Sahebganj district of Jharkhand.

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