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Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Joydeep Mukherjee Vs Pollution Control Board dated 15/02/2017 regarding illegal operation of brick fields in the State of Jharkhand without obtaining consent from the State Pollution Control Board, Jharkhand.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anil Kumar Singhal Vs. Union of India & Others dated 15/02/2017 regarding untreated sewage dumped in river Ganga.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sanjay Kumar Vs. State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 14/02/2017 regarding hot mixing plants and ready mixing plants operating illegally at the Noida and Ghaziabad borders. National Green Tribunal directs the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board to examine the said plants and submit a Report to the Tribunal before the next date of hearing (23/03/2017).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anil Kumar Singhal Vs. Union of India & Others dated 14/02/2017 regarding disposal of untreated sewage in river Ganga. According to Keshav Gupta, General Manager of Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam more than Rs. 31 crores have already been spent on laying of sewage line and for construction/installation of STPs in the areas of Brijghat and Garhmukteshwar. According to the Joint Inspection Team, Garh drain is the single drain joining river Ganga and carrying the discharge load of 13 MLD.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M.C. Mehta Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 10/02/2017 regarding sewage treatment plants (STP) at Garh drain joining Ganga. NGT directs Chief Engineer of Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam to show on the next date of hearingt (13 February 2017) what survey was conducted, data prepared in support of DPR and consequently for the STP.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone Chennai) in the matter of Bhaskaran V.A Vs State Environment Impact Assessment Authority & Others dated 09/02/2017 regarding environmental clearance (EC) to stone quarry covering an area of 3.9947 Ha in Thiruvaniyoor Village and Panchayat, Kunnathunad Taluk, Ernakulam District, Kerala. NGT dismisses the Application.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Satara Municipal Council Vs Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change dated 09/02/2017 regarding environmental sustainability of proposed reconstruction of Kas dam, located in close proximity of ‘World Heritage site of Kas plateau’ which is also an environmentally eco-sensitive zone (ESZ).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kaushambi Apartments Residents Welfare Association (KARWA) Vs. U.P. Pollution Control Board & Others dated 09/02/2017 regarding air and noise pollution in Kaushambi, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

National Green Tribunal directs Delhi Pollution Control Committee and Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board to hold a meeting within one week and one of the issues to be dealt with would be the short term and long term action plans to ensure prevention and control of pollution particularly ambient air quality in that area.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Narayana Manjunatha Hegde & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 08/02/2017 regarding Environment Clearance (EC) granted by the State Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA), Karnataka dated 17/02/2011 for establishing Municipal Solid Waste Plant (MSW Plant) in Manaki Village, Kumta Taluk, Uttara Kannada District, Karnataka.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ananta Kumar Das & Others Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 07/02/2017 regarding mechanical mining in Vyasnagar, Jajpur District, Odisha.

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