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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rajendra Singh Bhandari Vs. State of Uttarakhand & Others dated 30/05/2017 regarding appointment of chairman and member secretaries of various pollution control boards. NGT notes that despite the Court's Order which granted three month's time to Pollution Boards to make appointment of qualified people to important posts the order was flouted. NGT issues show cause notice to all the Chairmen of the respective Boards who have not been appointed in consonance with the Judgment of the Tribunal.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of M.S. Thankappan Vs Union of India & Others dated 30/05/2017 regarding developmental or constructional activities in the Periyar Tiger Reserve in Idukki District, Kerala. Court directs that any activity undertaken in Periyar Tiger Reserve shall be in accordance with law and as per the approval granted by NTCA (National Tiger Conservation Authority) for the territorial areas situated in Kerala as well as Tamil Nadu.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Lt. Gen. Satyevir Yadav Vs Ministry of Environment and Forest & Others dated 30/05/2017 regarding mining of quartz in village Mukandpura, sub-division Narnaul, Mahendargarh District, Haryana. The Applicant also said that the mines are operating illegally for thirteen years without the requisite consent to establish under Section 25 and 26 of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and Section 21 of the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Society for Preservation of Kasauli and its Environs Vs Bird’s View Resort & Others dated 30/05/2017 regarding unauthorized construction of hotels in close vicinity of Kasauli area in the State of Himachal Pradesh. It was brought before the notice of the court that there are instances where plans were sanctioned for a limited purpose but they have been flagrantly violated, for instance, where 7 rooms were sanctioned, 50 rooms have been constructed.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of National Green Tribunal Bar Association Vs Dr. Sarva Bhoum Bagali dated 30/05/2017 regarding illegal sand mining in the middle river Bhima, District Sholapur, Maharashtra.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rashid Ali Warsi Vs. UPSIDC Ltd. & Ors. dated 29/05/2017 regarding industrial pollution caused by lack of functional CETP, Loni, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. NGT notes that the CETP which is the responsibility of UPSIDC is still non-functioning. NGT grants UPSIDC one week's time to make the CETP functional.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own motion Vs. State of Punjab dated 29/05/2017 regarding delay in Amritsar STP project. The affidavit filed by the Project Proponent as well as the State of Punjab states that that there are certain deficiencies which are still persisting in the functioning of the plant. Secondly, they are not able to take 100% sewage generated, for treatment of it in accordance with law.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of M/s. S.P. Surendranath Karthik Vs Southern Railway Chennai & Others dated 26/05/2017 regarding encroachment alongside railway tracks in between Old Washermanpet and Vyasarpadi Jeeva stations, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

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.

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