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Judgment of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Tribunal on its own motion Suo motu based on the News item in The Indian Express Newspaper Edition Dt. 20.12.2020, “Shrimp hatcheries along ECR have no CRZ clearance” dated 29/09/2022.

Report filed by the General Manager, Water Transport, Kochi Metro Rail Limited. The petitioner, K G Prathapa Simhan has asked for directions so that constructions of a permanent nature having a height of 18 meters over the boat jetty terminal in the back waters at Ernakulam near Marine Drive be stopped.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of S. Srinivas Rao & Others Vs State of Andhra Pradesh dated 28/09/2022.

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) was directed by the NGT to issue guidelines for utilization of marble slurry and to prevent its unregulated dumping. The Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board was ordered to ensure that no illegal extraction of groundwater takes place by marble polish units and industries adhere to zero liquid discharge standard and should have captive or combined slurry utilization plan.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Madhura Rajesh Tawde Vs State of Maharashtra dated 28/09/2022.

Grievance in the application is for remedial action against damage to the environment in Mumbai city near coastal road at Wadala to Mahul, close to Chembur to CST freeway by adding debris on the salt pan, making island out of it and encroaching the same, affecting the mangroves. Unauthorized structures are against CRZ Regulations issued under Environment (Protection) Act, 1986.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Daljeet Singh & Others Vs Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board & Others dated 28/09/2022.

The NGT, September 28 noted that steps are not being taken in pursuance of the court order to stop illegal mining and directed the District Magistrates, Shamli and Saharanpur and Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board to take further action if not taken so far and file an action taken report within two months.

The order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vineet Sinha Vs Union of India & Others dated 28/09/2022.

The NGT directed Express Builders and Promoters Private Limited to pay Rs. 15 crores for illegal constructions undertaken in 'Express Zenith', sector 77, Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

The applicant (Vineet Sinha) said that the project proponent has exceeded the limit of construction with the connivance of the Noida Authority and failed to set up pollution control devices as required.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vireshwar Singh Vs Union of India & Others dated 28/09/2022. The application sought enforcement of the NGT order, June 10, 2021 (E.A. No. 47/2019 in O.A. No. 325/2018, Gaurav Kumar Bansal v. UOI & Ors) directing finalization of notification under Section 26A of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 for protection of the Hastinapur Wildlife Sanctuary by the state of Uttar Pradesh.

Judgment of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Raza Muzaffar Bhat Vs State Environment Impact Assessment Authority, Jammu & Kashmir & Others dated 28/09/2022.

An application was filed before the National Green Tribunal challenging environmental clearances (EC), April 19, 2022 granted by the State Environment Impact Assessment Authority, Jammu & Kashmir in favour of M/s. NKC Projects Pvt. Ltd.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Centre for Environment Protection Vs Union of India & Others dated 26/09/2022.

Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, government of Mizoram in its affidavit to the NGT said that the state Public Works Department (PWD) has not implemented conditions of the In-Principle Approval of Stage-I granted by the Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Tribunal On its Own Motion Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 26/09/2022.

The Collector and District Magistrate-cum-Chairman, District Environment Impact Assessment Authority (DEIAA), Kendrapara has informed the NGT, Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata that due to flood, the work of preservation of the embankment of Brahmani river and Mahanadi river could not be commenced.

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