Status report by Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD) in the matter of Mayank Manohar & Paras Singh Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi & Others in Original Application No. 601 of 2018.

The matter related to closure of illegal industries operating in residential and non-conforming areas of Delhi. The Government of NCT of Delhi, directed the three Municipal Corporations to ensure compliance of the provision of Master Plan for Delhi (MPD) 2021 while granting licence/NOC to industrial units under household category in residential and non-conforming areas of Delhi.

Report of Punjab Pollution Control Board in compliance of National Green Tribunal order of January 27, 2020. Darshan Singh, retired engineer of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited had filed an application before the NGT and said that he has prepared a project report to convert coal fired thermal plant at Bathinda to paddy straw fired power plant - which would result in reduction of pollution, taking place on account of burning of paddy straw.

The study aimed to estimate the potential impacts of this planned LPG expansion (the Master Plan) on population health and climate change mitigation, assuming primary, sustained use of LPG for daily cooking.

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This paper provides the first comprehensive social welfare estimates of recent fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions standards.

Compliance report by the Central Pollution Control Board in Original Application No. 681/2018 in the matter of news item published in the Times of India authored by Vishwa Mohan titled "NCAP with multiple timelines to clear air in 102 cities to be released around August 15."

Compliance report by the railways to the directions issued by the National Green Tribunal vide order dated October 11, 2019 regarding remedial action against pollution at and around railway godown, Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh in the course of loading and unloading of cement, fertilizers and grains by trucks, polluting the air quality and causing respiratory problems. The joint inspection team comprised of divisional officers under the supervision of ADRM of Lucknow division of the railway goods siding of Faizabad railway station.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dinesh Chahal & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 06/02/2020 regarding validity of the order issued by the Director, Food, Civil supplies and Consumers Affairs, Government of Haryana, Chandigarh extending time limit for adoption of zig-zag Technology for running of the brick kilns beyond NCR area upto 31.07.2019, without any scientific study on carrying capacity for such activity and without any safeguards.

As per directions of the Central Pollution Control Board relating to installation of Online Continuous Emissions Monitoring System (OCEMS) for 17 categories of highly polluted industries, 4245 units were identified for installation of the system. Of these identified 4245 units, 3513 units have installed the OCEMS as on July 31, 2019.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone) Chennai in the matter of G. S. Mani Vs The Chairman, Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board, Chennai & Others dated 30/01/2020 regarding air pollution in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

The NGT directed the government of Tamil Nadu to prepare a Comprehensive Action Plan (CAP) on the basis of the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) notified by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate change (MoEF&CC) to meet the situation.

Compliance report in O.A. No. 160/2019 in the matter of Ranjeet Singh Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 20/01/2020. The matter related to M/s Awadh Sugar & Energy Ltd, Hata, Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh not following environmental norms. During inspection by the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB), hazardous waste like oil and oily sludge recovered from ETP was burned along with baggasse as a fuel in boilers. Also, there was no storage option for oil/oily sludge.

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