The North Delhi Municipal Corporation has applied to the Hon’ble Supreme Court for permission to register 25 backhoe loaders, Heman BSIII Diesel Vehicles. This is because, as per its application, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) vide its order dated December 11, 2015 had directed that no new diesel vehicles would be registered in NCT Delhi.

On 8.7.2019, the Hon’ble Supreme Court directed EPCA to file a report with respect to IA No 77914/2019 (Rain CII Carbon Vizag Ltd). In the matter of IA 90305 and 90306 (Guwahati Carbon Ltd and others), the Hon’ble Court directed that liberty is granted to the applicant (s) as prayed to apply to EPCA.

In the context of the on-going deliberations on the potential application of remote sensing technology for monitoring on-road vehicular emissions, the Hon’ble Supreme Court has directed Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) as follow: “With respect to remote sensing technology a report has been filed by International C

The Hon’ble Supreme Court on 15.7.2019 directed the Amicus to file a reply on the IAs No 150789, 150783, 150785 and 150786/2018 (applications for impleadment, clarification/ modification of orders and to argue in person on behalf of Baljinder Singh).

In the context of the ongoing deliberation on Draft Parking Rules and Guidelines framed by the Delhi Government, the Hon’ble Supreme Court in its order dated 8.7.2019 has directed Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) to “submit opinion/proposal/report within two weeks.

It is clear that without an augmented public transport system, Delhi and other cities of India will not be able to combat toxic air pollution. It is also clear that currently our public transport infrastructure is grossly inadequate. Cities like Beijing, for instance, have 107 buses per lakh people. Delhi has 17 buses per lakh people.

The Hon’ble Supreme Court directed on 6.3.2019 that a joint meeting of EPCA, Municipal bodies, secretaries of the transport department and Delhi Police and other incumbents/functionaries be convened to prepare a parking plan for providing both residential and commercial parking and to find out as to what kind of parking – spiral type or other, c

The Hon’ble Supreme Court directed EPCA on 4.2.2019 to consider the issues in the application No 176097 of 2018 and to submit its opinion within four weeks. This report is being submitted in compliance with these directions of the Hon’ble Supreme Court.

On January 18, 2019, the Hon’ble Supreme Court observed that this project is “absolutely necessary and there should be no delay on the part of concerned authorities”. It directed EPCA to convene a general meeting with the concerned stakeholders..and it’s outcome be reported to this court on the next date of hearing.

EPCA Chairman visited various ‘hot spots’ in continuation of drive to identify local sources of pollution in Delhi and NCR region and to check on enforcement of measures directed under GRAP.

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