The Central Government vide notification dated 5th September, 2022 has issued the Environment (Protection) Second Amendment Rules, 2022.

The Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has come up with a draft document on 'Safeguards Information System for REDD+' for public comments, a step necessary to access the financial support for REDD+.

The Commission for Air Quality Management in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas Bill, 2021 was introduced in Lok Sabha on July 30, 2021.

The 22nd BASIC Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change was held in New Delhi, India on 6 and 7 April 2016. The meeting was attended by H.E. Mr. Prakash Javadekar, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Environment, Forest and Climate Change of India, H.E. Mr. Xie Zhenhua, Special Representative for Climate Change of China, H.E.

This Order may be called, the Regulation of Polychlorinated Biphenyls Order, 2016. It shall come into force on the date of its final publication in the Official Gazette. The manufacture and import of the Polychlorinated Biphenyls in India shall be banned from the date of final publication of this Order.

The new Hazardous Waste Rules will ensure resource recovery and disposal of hazardous waste in environmentally sound manner. The Rules are environment and industry- friendly.

The Central Government had published the Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2010 vide notification number G.S.R. 951(E), dated the e December, 2010 to regulate various activities within the wetlands in the country.

The Environment ministry released the new Bio-medical Waste Management Rules, 2016 which will bring in a wider and more comprehensive regime for bio waste management. The new bio-medical waste management rules will change the way country used to manage this waste earlier.

The Government has notified the Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016, in suppression of the earlier Plastic Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2011.

Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) report World Culture Festival in OA No.65/2016 before Hon'ble NGT  On the direction of the Hon'ble National Green Tribunal (NGT) in the matter of Manoj Mishra Vs Union of India & Others in Original Application No.6 of 2012, a Committee was constituted in February, 2013 with Secretary, Ministry of