The Supreme Court, while dismissing the appeals against NGT order, said that if air quality improves, the authorities may permit sale and use of firecrackers as per the AQI and no clarification or interference is warranted
The tribunal said, "The affidavit of the State Government must clearly indicate the District-wise work completed with regard to laying of pipeline, including the position of issuance of RoU, works that are in the pipeline, expected timeline of completion and yet to commence."
The National Green Tribunal has issued directions to the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change's (MoEF&CC) Regional Office, Chandigarh, the Chief Secretary, Haryana, Environment Department, Haryana and the District Magistrate, to take remedial action against illegal mining by DSP Associates, Sonipat by diverting the natural flow of the river.
Haryana State authorities failed in upholding citizen's right to a clean environment, said National Green Tribunal, while flaying Haryana over its failure to control sewage overflow on National Highway-19
The bench stated that, We do not understand why DJB is now shirking its responsibility and taking a contra stand that small steps taken are enough and no odour control system is required. This stand is against public interest and non-compliance of order of this Tribunal.
A divisional bench of the Supreme Court issued the notice in a matter of plea filed against the National Green Tribunal order taking suo-motu cognizance on a news item published in The Indian Express this would be really an issue of safety of the factory or an establishment.
A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court issued a notice on an appeal filed by Odissa state challenging the National Green Tribunal order on the Polavaram project while tagging similar matters along with it and refused to grant any stay on the proceedings.
The PIL in Manipur High Court was filed by a resident of Chalou Maning Leikai that after the village was declared a Containment Zone, no water is available because water tankers are reluctant to come to the area to supply water.
The Allahabad High Court sought the response of the Uttar Pradesh Government regarding the continuing suspension of Dr Kafeel Ahmed Khan, a Paediatrician working with BRD Medical College, Gorakhpur for over four years.