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Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of K. N. Somashekar Vs Union of India & Others dated 05/10/2017 regarding Yettinahole Phase-I project, Hassan District, Karnataka. NGT rejects the appeal seeking an order to restrain the construction of Yettinahole drinking water project.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Varun Seth & Others Vs Police Commissioner, Delhi Police & Others dated 05/10/2017 regarding use of loudspeakers and public address system on Jantar Mantar road causing adverse health effect on the residents and children. The applicants (permanent residents of Jantar Mantar road) have also requested that barricades at a sufficient distance be installed so as to prevent vehicular movement.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Subhaniya Ismail Osman Vs M/s RSPL Limited & Others dated 04/10/2017 regarding laying of pipeline by M/s RSPL Limited beneath the seabed near seashore in intertidal area at Kuranga, Tal. Dwarka, District Jamnagar, Gujarat.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Omesh Saigal Vs Government of NCT of Delhi & Others dated 04/10/2017 regarding noise pollution because of vehicles affecting the health of residents of Panchshila Park Area, Delhi.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Society for Preservation of Kasauli and its Environs (SPOKE) Vs. Barog Heights Hotel dated 04/10/2017 regarding illegal construction in the hill town of Kasauli in Himachal Pradesh. The case relates to the 1.5 km long road from the highway to the Barog Hotel. The counsel appearing for the State of Himachal Pradesh submits that the records of this case are not available with any Department of the State Government and no inquiry etc. was pending with them. The matter is listed for 05/10/2017.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Manoj Mishra Vs. Union of India & Others dated 04/10/2017 regarding pollution of river Yamuna. The Counsel appearing for NCT Delhi submits that the cleaning process of the banks of river Yamuna is in progress. The idols which were immersed into the water are being removed and the authorities including Corporation will carry them to the appropriate sites.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhash Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 03/10/2017 regarding noise pollution and resultant health hazards.

Most coal-fired power plants commissioned this year are not complying with the rules set by the Union environment ministry to cut emissions that cause lung diseases, acid rain and smog, the ministr

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sukhvinder Singh Vs State of Haryana & Others dated 22/09/2017 regarding sand mining in the name of desilting of canals, Haryana. The Tribunal states that if it is found that the activity of mining on the river bed and the use of screening plants at the mining site is impremissible and not in accordance with law, then the project proponent’s indemnity bond shall be encashed. NGT also permits lifting of the already excavated sand material, subject to an interim environmental cost of Rs.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Society for Protection of Culture, Heritage, Environment, Traditions and Promotion of National Awareness (CHETNA) V/s. National Capital Territory of Delhi & Others dated 22/09/2017 regarding restoration of water bodies in Delhi. With regard to use of EPDM (ethylene propylene diene monomer (M-class) rubber) as base material for the water bodies there is difference of opinion as the Applicant NGO CHETNA has submitted that use of EPDM as a material will not be environmental friendly and it will cause stagnation of water.

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