India, Feb. 14 -- Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal

Ashwani Khud pollution

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on February 12, 2020 disposed off the application on the pollution of the Ashwani Khud river in Himachal Pradesh after going through the reports submitted by the Municipal Council of Solan alongwith with an affidavit of compliance filed by the Municipal Corporation, Shimla, which stated that requisite action had been taken in the matter.

The river was found to be full of plastic which called for directions of the tribunal. It was found that solid waste had accumulated in the drains which were joining the river. The NGT directed that th...