Chhattisgarh Environment Conservation Board (CECB) in its report to the NGT said that there are a total of 167 industries and they are categorized into 17 types of polluting industries.

The online data of emissions from these industries is displayed on the CECB website.

Joint committee report in the matter of Mukesh Kumar Chauhan Vs State of Uttar Pradesh, 01/12/2022.

The applicant, Mukesh Kumar Chauhan in his complaint before the NGT said that J K Cement, village Satha, Aligarh and other companies are getting clinker, required by them for manufacture of cement, transported from Harduaganj railway station near village Satha, district Aligarh. During loading and unloading clinker evaporates causing damage to the environment and health hazards to the residents.

Action taken report of the Joint Committee constituted under the direction of the National Green Tribunal in the Original Application No. 236/2022.

The NGT, March 30, 2022 had directed a joint committee to ascertain the facts relating to violations of the environmental norms in transportation of coal from Kulda coal mine in Odisha to Tamnar in Chhattisgarh.

The study by Climate Trends and Earth Root Foundation found that Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) officials were aware of air pollution, but national policies and health impacts of air pollution were lesser-known among the implementing agency’s field workers.

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in its report to the National Green Tribunal (NGT) said that two brick kilns are operating in village Bamnoli, Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh without zig zag technology and responsible for violating environmental laws, rules and regulations set up by the state and the central government.

Navbharat Brick Field and Shiv Brick Field are operating in violation of the Uttar Pradesh Brick Kilns Criteria Act. The brick kilns are causing air, water and soil pollution and which in turn is causing many health hazards.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vijay Sharma Vs State of Jharkhand, 22/11/2022.

The steps taken by Bharat Coking Coal Limited for air pollution control at Bhagmara, Jharkhand is inadequate and the project proponent is liable to pay an environmental compensation of Rs. 75,93,750 directed the NGT, November 22.

Reply filed by the Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited (CPCL) in Original Application No 256 of 2020 (Suo Motu Vs Union of India & Others) dated 20/10/2022.

The NGT had taken cognizance of the media article on six industries in north Chennai polluting air for more than half the year.

The industries listed in the media report were the following - North Chennai Thermal Power Station; NTPC Tamil Nadu Energy Company Limited; Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited; Tamil Nadu Petro Products Limited; Manali Petrochemicals Limited and Madras Fertilizers Limited.

Order of the Calcutta High Court in the matter of Sabuj Mancha & Others Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 11/10/2022.

The matter related to sale of green firecrackers in West Bengal. Sabuj Mancha, the petitioner stated that no mechanism has been formulated either by the state of West Bengal or by the State Pollution Control Board for ensuring sale and bursting of green crackers only. This has resulted in severe noise and air pollution in the city and other parts of the state in previous years. He prayed for a a total ban on the sale of crackers in the state.

Joint inspection report filed by the Haryana State Pollution Control Board in the matter of Shiv Kumar Arora Vs State of Haryana & Others dated 26/09/2022.

The matter related to dust emissions generated from the process of loading and unloading of railway wagons containing clinker dust near Palwal railway station. More than 100 trucks carrying the dust pass through the area every day after loading/unloading from the railway station.

Three new cities — Surat, Rajkot and Vadodara — have been added to the list of Critically Polluted Areas (CPA) in Gujarat while Odhav, Naroda (in Ahmedabad), Bhavnagar and Junagadh have been removed from the list, stated the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) in a report tabled in the Gujarat Assembly.

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