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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vardhaman Kaushik Vs. Union of India & Others dated 23/02/2017 regarding vintage car sports activity to be held on 24th to 26th February, 2017, Delhi.

NGT gives the go ahead to the vintage car sports activity with the Order that "all the directions should be strictly complied with and these cars will not be permitted to run on road as a part of the regular traffic."

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of National Green Tribunal Bar Association Vs. Dr. Sarvabhoum Bagali (State of Karnataka) dated 23/02/2017 regarding illegal and unauthorized mining in the middle of Bhima river, Kurugodu and Chinchapur Village, District Sholapur, Maharashtra.

NGT appoints Chetan Nagare as Local Commissioner who shall visit the sites of Kurugodu and Chinchapur, Village, District Sholapur immediately and report to the Tribunal the position of mechanical suction mining being carried on in the said river at these places.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vikrant Tongad Vs. Union of India & Others dated 21/02/2017 regarding Dallupura canal in east Delhi. NGT directs East Delhi Municipal Corporation to clean the drain and submit a compliance Report to the Tribunal.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of S. Nandagopal & Others Vs State Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority- Tamil Nadu dated 21/02/2017 regarding mining operations being carried out without Environmental Clearance (EC), Salem District, Tamil Nadu.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Tilok Ram Vs State of Rajasthan dated 20/02/2017 regarding illegal mining in the catchment area of the Sardar Samand Lake in Distric Pali, Rajasthan.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own Motion Vs. State of Karnataka dated 20/02/2017 regarding environmental disaster that had taken place at Bellandur Lake in Bangalore. From the photographs and the clippings displayed on the Television, it had been shown that the entire lake was on fire, emitting highly pollutant gases.

National Green Tribunal issues Suo-Moto issue Notice to the following:

1. State of Karnataka

2. Lake Authority of Bangalore

3. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Ghasiram Panda Vs District Collector, Subarnapur & Others dated 17/02/2017 regarding plastic waste disposal in Sonepur Municipality, Subarnapur District, Odisha.

The Counsel for Sonepur Municipality submits that steps have been taken to declare the Sonepur Municipality as ‘plastic free zone’ but issuance of the final notification has been delayed due to the ongoing panchayat elections.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Durga Kishan Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 17/02/2017. The principal ground raised in this OA (Original Application) is that the expansion of State Highway No. 10 from Rourkela to Sambalpur in the State of Odisha is being carried out by without obtaining Forest Clearance.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Tribunal On Its Own Motion (Reg. Sunderban Forest) Vs Union of India & Others dated 17/02/2017 regarding construction in the Sundarbans. The affidavit filed on behalf of the State PCB containing the inspection report in respect of the hotels on Sagar Island is ordered to be taken on record.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s Ankur Khusal Construction LLP Vs. Union of India & Others dated 17/02/2017 regarding use of potable water for construction activity, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Counsel appearing for the Chennai Water Supply and Sewerage Board submits that they have not provided any water to the M/s. Anjali Infra Housing and M/s. Ankur Khusal Construction or to any other Project Proponent for that matter for construction activity.

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