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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Samriddhi Goswami Vs. Union of India & Others regarding noise pollution by Delhi Metro dated 12/12/2017. NGT disposes of this application with the direction that DMRC shall maintain and adhere to the prescribed norms of noise pollution while carrying on its activity. The Court also directs the Delhi Pollution Control Committee to keep a complete supervision in that behalf.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 12/12/2017 regarding Royal Calcutta Turf Club in Kolkata Maidan releasing effluents without treatment, Kolkata, West Bengal. Counsel for the Royal Calcutta Turf Club, submits that the club has taken a large number of measures for taking care of the discharge of waste water and for dealing with solid waste. He further submits that they are in the process of preparing a detailed project for it.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ramesh Chand Vs. State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 08/12/2017 regarding unauthorized construction, operating without consent for the entire building and causing other environmental degradation by the Hotel Manali Valley.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of S. Duraisamy Vs Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board & Others dated 07/12/2017 regarding pollution caused by Srivalli Sago Factory, Vazhapadi Taluk, Selam District, Tamil Nadu. The reply filed by the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board states that when the unit was inspected on 12.09.2017, it was found that the unit was not in operation but the unit has established the ETP in the premises. NGT disposes of the Application with the direction that the unit will not operate the unit without the required consent.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Society for Preservation of Kasauli and its Environs (SPOKE) Vs Barog Heights Hotel dated 07/12/2017 regarding private buildings existing which are having more than 3 or 4 storeys and are running hotel business in Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh.

National Green Tribunal passes the following directions:

1. Hotel Barog Heights shall demolish the structure which is unauthorised and in exercise to the provisions of Himachal Pradesh Town & Country Planning Act, 1977.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Manoj Misra & Others Vs Art of Living International Center & Others dated 07/12/2017 regarding World Culture Festival Celebration on Yamuna flood plain. This has led to illegal and unauthorized dumping and construction in the active flood plains of river Yamuna in the NCT of Delhi which was taking place over some 25 hectares upstream of DND Flyway. The flood plains which were excellent natural wetlands as recently as September 2015 have been cleared and levelled by the Art of Living International Center.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of D. Ramamoorthy Vs Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board & Others dated 06/12/2017 regarding ground water extraction, processing or packaging of drinking water being undertaken in Survey No.177/2, Sivan Koil Street, Tharapakkam, Sriperumbudur Taluk, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu. NGT disposes of this Application as the unit run by Sharvantika Minerals, Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu is closed and nothing survives in the Application.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Themrei Tuithung & Others Vs Union of India dated 06/12/2017 for review of judgement passed by NGT in 26/02/2016 which had cleared the forest clearance granted to the Thoubal Multipurpose Project proposed at the trijunction of of Ukhrul, Senapati and Thoboul Districts of Manipur

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Lawyers Environmental Awareness Forum (LEAF) Vs State of Kerala & Others dated 04/12/2017 regarding air pollution in cities of Kerala.

The Court observed that by order dated 05.08.2016, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) was directed to file a report on the Ambient Air Quality (AAQ) of cities of Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Kochi, Thrissur, Calicut and Kannur within one month and that report is yet to be filed. NGT directs the report to be filed by 16.01.2018.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gurpreet Singh Bagga & Others Vs. MoEF & Others dated 04/12/2017 regarding illegal mining of minor minerals in Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh.

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