On July 21, in the case regarding damage to the Yamuna river's flood plains during the three-day Art of Living event in Delhi, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) directed the Delhi Development Authority to nominate a senior officer as a member of the committee which shall submit an action plan to NGT on the flood plains.
On July 31, the Supreme Court directed that no manufactured fire-crackers shall contain antimony, lithium, mercury, arsenic and lead in any form whatsoever and it is the responsibility of the Petroleum and Explosive Safety Organisation to ensure compliance, particularly in Sivakasi.
On July 21, in a case regarding illegal mining and sinking of the area in and around Umaria, Madhya Pradesh, NGT ordered that the matter be taken up urgently so as to take necessary steps to prevent the loss of any life and property.
On July 25, NGT directed the Uttarakhand Pollution Control Board to submit an affidavit stating the time period from which industries in Dehradun's Pharma City have been operating without the consent of the Board. The factories are accused of discharging toxic waste into the Yamuna river.
On August 9, the Patna High Court ordered the Bihar government to submit within four weeks, its plan and time frame to repair the 4,095 nonfunctional tubewells in the state.
On July 21, NGT requested its Western Zonal Bench in Pune to hear the matter regarding the proposed international airport at Mopa village in Goa expeditiously and preferably on dayto-day basis.